Yorkshire Evening Press, 1954

Front cover of the October 1954 edition of The Newsman

Many thanks to an ex-colleague, Ian Cottom, for sending in a scan of the front cover of "The Newsman" from October 1954.

I've got to say that I'd never seen this publication before. The blurb at the bottom has been cut off, but sounds intriguing: "The live journal for the progressive newsman and . . .



The composing room of the Yorkshire Evening Press, Coney Street, York, circa 1954

Featured on the photograph, as Ian recalls: Syd Wynn, nearest, Me (Ian Cottom), Sam Doherty (Napper), Wilf Benson, Armstrong, Bob Anley and I think Don Wilkinson (stone sub-editor)


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