A NEWSPAPER chief has been honoured in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
Henry Faure Walker, CEO of Newsquest Media Group and Chairman of the News Media Association has been awarded an MBE.
Newsquest owns The Bolton News, Lancashire Telegraph, Bury Times and Oldham Times.
The honour has been given for companies to regional news journalism and charity.
Henry has been CEO of Newsquest, the UK native media group, since 2014 and has labored in native news publishing for nearly 20 years, having beforehand been Digital Director for Johnston Press and General Manager of The Scotsman Publications.
He is additionally Chairman of the News Media Association, the trade physique representing nationwide and native news publishers.
Henry stated: “It’s an absolute honour to obtain this award however the actual recognition ought to go to the wonderful those who work in native news publishing throughout the UK.
“It is their news manufacturers that not solely present their communities with important trusted news but in addition present such invaluable help in championing charities and selling native companies.”
Newsquest publishes over 150 native news manufacturers throughout the UK and reaches over 40 million on-line customers per thirty days.
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