Manchester Evening News editor Maria McGeoghan steps down

Manchester Evening News editor Maria McGeoghan steps down

Maria McGeoghan, editor of the Manchester Evening News, which is owned by Trinity Mirror, is stepping down from her role, saying that ‘the time is now right’ to leave.

It has been announced that Rob Irvine, editor of the Daily Post in North Wales, will take over McGeoghan's editorial responsibilities, while he will be replaced by Alison Gow, the editor of digital site WalesOnline and Wales on Sunday.

According to the Guardian, Simon Farrington has been appointed the new editor of Wales on Sunday, with Ceri Gould promoted to editor of WalesOnline.

McGeoghan will leave her role next month.

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