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Johnston Press names Murray as CFO

Johnston Press, owner of The Scotsman, yesterday named Grant Murray as its new chief financial officer.

Johnston Press back in the black as advertising shows signs of recovery

SHARES in Johnston Press jumped 8.5 per cent yesterday after the publisher of The Scotsman announced a return to half-year profit amid an improvement in advertising revenues.

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Aamot joins Johnston Press board

JOHNSTON Press, publisher of The Scotsman, has appointed Kjell Aamot as a non-executive director from 1 August.

Johnston Press adverts sales improve

JOHNSTON Press, publisher of The Scotsman and Scotland on Sunday, has reported a slowing rate of decline in advertising revenues, writes Scott Reid.

Johnston Press reports signs of advertising encouragement

JOHN Fry, chief executive of Johnston Press, publisher of The Scotsman, yesterday said advertising revenues at the beginning of 2010 continued to fall – but at a slower rate than in the past 18 months. launches Scotland's first newspaper iPhone app breaks new ground today with the launch of Scotland's first newspaper iPhone app.

Scheme to revamp Scottish TV news dealt major blow

PLANS for a shake-up to Scotland's television new service have received a major blow.

Johnston Press chief's pay packet nears £1m

JOHN Fry, chief executive of Johnston Press, publisher of The Scotsman, was awarded £959,000 in pay, benefits and bonuses in 2009, the group's annual report yesterday revealed.

Johnston losses narrow as revenue stabilises

JOHNSTON Press, the owner of The Scotsman and Britain's biggest publisher of regional newspapers, yesterday told investors that it is well-placed to benefit from an economic recovery after cutting debt and seeing advertising partly stabilise.

Johnston to head newspaper society

MICHAEL Johnston, divisional managing director at Johnston Newspapers Scotland, has been elected first president of the Scottish Newspaper Society, the successor body to the Scottish Daily Newspaper Society and the Scottish Newspaper Publishers Association.

Johnston Press confirms joint move for Scottish news content scheme

JOHNSTON Press, publisher of The Scotsman, today confirmed it has joined forces with DC Thomson, the Herald & Times Group and independent TV producer Tinopolis to bid for a government contract to provide Scottish news for STV, the internet and other digital media platforms.

Johnston Press joins ITN news bid

JOHNSTON Press, owner of Scotsman Publications, is to be part of an ITN-led consortium to pitch for a local television news pilot project in the Border and Tyne Tees areas.

New director joins Johnston Press

JOHNSTON Press, publisher of The Scotsman, yesterday named Geoff Iddison as a non-executive director of the company.

Advertising picture improves at Johnston after property bounce

JOHNSTON Press, publisher of The Scotsman and Yorkshire Post newspapers, yesterday said advertising trends had improved on the back of a resurgent property market.

McCall takes on role at Johnston Press

JOHNSTON Press, publisher of The Scotsman, has appointed a new company secretary.

Scotsman publisher files loss of £38.46m

THE Scotsman Publications Ltd (TSPL) reported a bottom-line loss in the year to the end of December 2008 in figures filed to Companies House that reflected tough trading conditions in the sector.

More than 100 jobs at risk as printing works face closure

MORE than 100 jobs could be lost in the Capital after newspaper publisher Johnston Press announced proposals to close its printing plant in Newhaven.

Refinancing deal helps Johnston Press shares soar 10%

NEWSPAPER group Johnston Press yesterday eased the pain of the advertising slump by announcing that it had reached agreement on a refinancing package with its lenders.

Advert slump may be easing

NEWSPAPER publisher Johnston Press today revealed half-year losses of £94.2 million as the advertising slump continued.

Johnston denies title sale claims

NEWSPAPER publisher Johnston Press, owner of The Scotsman, Scotland on Sunday and Edinburgh's Evening News, again responded to reports that a Scottish consortium is interested in buying the papers.

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