New Southern Reporter editor is appointed

Phil Johnson
Phil Johnson

Phil Johnson has taken over as the new editor of the Southern Reporter and Selkirk Weekend Advertiser. He succeeds Susan Windram, who has joined Scottish Field magazine.

Mr Johnson, 38, started his career at The Southern in 1998 before spending 10 years at The Scotsman.

He has edited the Berwick Advertiser and Berwickshire News for the past four-and-a-half years and remains Berwickshire News editor in a new, wider role.