Meet our new editor

Roger Hawes, editor of Bucks Herald, Bucks Advertiser and Thame Gazette
Roger Hawes, editor of Bucks Herald, Bucks Advertiser and Thame Gazette

A NEW editor has been appointed to the Bucks Herald, Bucks Advertiser and Thame Gazette newspapers.

Roger Hawes (pictured above) is an experienced newspaper journalist who has lived in the area for more than 40 years.

His wife works locally and he has three children all at Aylesbury Vale schools.

Roger joins from the Berkshire Media Group where he held several senior editorial posts.

Educated in Aylesbury, Roger brings a wealth of local knowledge and a passion and commitment for community news.

He said:” I have been a weekly newspaper editor for 20 years and to join my local paper, The Bucks Herald, is a privilege.

“I am hugely excited about my appointment as it now means I live, work and play locally.

“Papers like The Bucks Herald are really important for communities like ours so I will continue to build on its excellent reputation for local news coverage.

“There is great team of reporters here bringing you the latest news both in print and online.

“With some exciting plans in the pipeline I will be out in the community as much as possible and welcome your views on how you feel The Bucks Herald is serving your community.

“Follow for me on Twitter in the coming weeks and share your views.

“Or, if you would like to contact me directly with any stories or information then give me a call on 01296 619760, or pop in at the Herald’s offices in Gatehouse Way.”

You can also email Roger directly at roger.hawes@jpress.co.uk