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London Paper hires Standard's Wilkinson

The London Paper has recruited Mark Wilkinson from the London Evening Standard to be its news editor.

Wilkinson succeeds Paul Baldwin, who becomes the online editor of the News International freesheet.

The deputy news editor, Dave Brown Dave Brown can refer to:
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, will act as news editor while Wilkinson serves out his three-month notice period at the Standard.

"Mark is an experienced news editor with fine judgement and an unflappable demeanour demeanour or US demeanor

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Noun 1.
," said the London Paper editor, Stefano Hatfield.

"He is totally steeped in London-centric news and well versed Versed® Midazolam Pharmacology A preoperative sedative  in managing and planning a desk to our uniquely challenging deadlines," Hatfield said.

"His appointment, coming so soon after Eva Simpson Simp┬Ěson , Sir James Young 1811-1870.

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 joined from the Mirror and Alexa Baracaia from the Standard, speaks volumes about our continuing ability to attract top editorial talent.

"He will bring a new impetus Impetus is a stimulus or impulse, a moving force that sparks momentum.

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 to what is already an outstanding team."

Wilkinson has been at Associated Newspaper's 50p afternoon paper for five years as a senior reporter, night news editor and deputy news editor. He was also acting news editor of London Lite London Lite is the trading name of a British free newspaper, published by Associated Newspapers (part of Daily Mail and General Trust). It is available from Monday to Friday each week from Evening Standard vendors and street distributors in Central London only. , Associated Newspapers' afternoon freesheet and direct competitor to the London Paper.

Previously he was a reporter with the Press Association.

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