MEDIA ANALYSIS: Mystery CV

1952 Takes first job as a cub reporter on a Scottish local paper

1952 Takes first job as a cub reporter on a Scottish local

paper



1964 Quits journalism for a management role with Thomson Regional

Newspapers



1972 Becomes circulation director of the Manchester Evening News



1986 Moves to current employer, another regional newspaper publisher, as

divisional chief executive



1995 Masterminds pounds 205 million buyout of regional publishing

operations, subsequently becoming part of the USA Today stable



1999 Bids for Newscom, hoping to become the UK’s second largest regional

newspaper publisher



Am I Freddy Johnston of Johnston Press, Jim Brown of Newsquest or Philip

Graf of Trinity Mirror?



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