Digital Editor-in-Chief
Reach PLC

Alison Gow is the Digital Editor-in-Chief at Reach plc and is currently Publisher of the Laudable project - a Google-funded collaboration between Reach, JPI Media and visual podcast app Entale - exploring audio innovation and commercial opportunities in local news.

Alison has worked in journalism for 30 years, joining Reach (then Trinity Mirror) in 2003. A former editor of WalesOnline, Wales on Sunday, and the Daily Post, she became digital innovation editor for the company’s regional portfolio in 2012, and then Digital Editor-in-Chief. She is also a board member of the Society of Editors.

Alison is passionate about audience engagement, collaboration and new formats for news.  

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