Tim Jones is an NCTJ qualified journalist and former regional newspaper editor with more than 18 years of experience in media at local, regional and national level. As a Group Editor for Newsquest he was editor of 18 leading newspaper brands and digital platforms including The Watford Observer, The Bucks Free Press, Waltham Forest Guardian and Hendon and Finchley Times. Over the years he has worked for titles including Metro, the Northampton Chronicle and Echo and Stratford upon Avon Herald, and along the way has trained dozens of journalists, many of whom have gone on to work on national titles and in broadcast media. He has an excellent understanding of digital media, analytics and social media having led the digital transformation of several newsrooms. He has a wealth of experience in writing copy and headlines and can readily adapt to any style or required voice - all written in Plain English. Having edited hundreds of newspaper front pages, he has the keenest of eyes for spotting grammatical and spelling mistakes, as well as an excellent understanding of media law. As a journalist he tends to specialise in human interest, community-focused stories whether hard news or lighter features and uses documentary-style video, audio and photography to further bring stories to life. More recently he has used his media experience in a PR capacity, providing reactive crisis communications for a major local authority, as well as enhancing its proactive comms with press releases and statements, social media content and video.
Peter sits on Sutton Council's Standards Committee as an Independent Member
The transformation of Sutton Central Library is well underway and there's plenty to look forward to including the all-new children's library. Watch this video to see behind the scenes and find out more about some of the great new facilities available when the library reopens in spring.
Council refusal to stop publishing paper smacks of 'appalling arrogance'
IT’S a Friday afternoon in London's West End and the billboards outside the Apollo Theatre announce a new show is in town, The Country Girl starring Martin Shaw.
Historian, author and broadcaster Lucy Worsley is the chief curator of Historic Royal Palaces, the independent charity that looks after Hampton Court Palace, the Tower of London and Kensington Palace among others. Tim Jones spoke to her about her mission to make history as popular as the X Factor.
THE premises where a man was stabbed to death early yesterday morning may have been used as a brothel, police believe.
THE RIOTS last night in Tottenham have been condemned as the shocked community continues to survey the devastation.
You don't need directions to find The Shard. It is impossible to miss. London’s skyline is dominated by the towering sculpture that comprises offices, restaurants, a five star hotel, flats and the new View From The Shard visitor attraction.
A TV advert for retailer Oak Furniture Land has been banned after its claim to use solid wood was described by a watchdog as misleading.