Joanne Goodwin has been named by Archant Life as editor of its Midlands portfolio of magazines: Herefordshire and Wye Valley Life, Warwickshire Life, Worcestershire Life and Shropshire Life.
Goodwin joined Archant in 2006 from Staffordshire Sentinel Newspapers. The group editor role is a new one with Goodwin previously editing Worcestershire and Herefordshire & Wye Valley Life magazines. Jane Haynes, who was Shropshire Life editor, becomes assistant editor across the Midlands titles and Tony Lennox, editor of Warwickshire Life, has retired.
Speaking of the new role, Goodwin commented: “I am delighted to be working for titles which thrive on positive, good news.”
She added: “Our aim is to produce county magazines which have discrete editorial content yet give advertisers an unprecedented opportunity to attract an audience either in one county, or across the portfolio…We have a great editorial team, backed up by first class contributors.”