Johnston Press plc, one of the leading regional media groups in the UK and Ireland announces the immediate resignation of Les Hinton from the Board following his appointment as Chief Executive Officer of Dow Jones & Company, based in New York. The Board would like to acknowledge the very considerable contribution which Mr Hinton has made to the Company during his time as a Director.
Tim Bowdler, Chief Executive
Tel: 0131 225 3361
or Richard Oldworth/Suzanne Brocks
Tel: 020 7466 5000