The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) is delighted to announce the appointment of Tom Stainer as editor of its flagship members' newspaper, What's Brewing.
Tom worked as a reporter on the Morning Advertiser for a number of years before taking up the editorship of our sister paper - Morning Advertiser Scotland - for three years.I'm very excited about the opportunity I've been given to take it forwardTom Stainer, Editor of What's Brewing
He then worked as editor of Police Professional - a journal for high-ranking police officers and support specialists - before moving to a communications agency in Milton Keynes, editing publications and advising on communication strategies for clients such as Shell, Barclays and Daimler Chrysler.
Tom - who is married and lives in Northampton - said:"What's Brewing is a high-profile and well-respected publication, with one of the most knowledgeable and active readerships in the newspaper world.
"I'm very excited about the opportunity I've been given to take it forward and build on what has already been achieved to make it even more relevant, informative and entertaining for CAMRA members."
"It's also an exciting time to be involved with CAMRA. It continues to lead a vital battle to protect the UK's brewing and pub heritage and through the pages of What's Brewing and Beer, I'm keen to continue informing and motivating members to help in that fight."
Tom takes over the editorship from Ted Bruning, who has carved the path of What's Brewing for eight years.
CAMRA Chief Executive Mike Benner said: "I'm delighted to welcome Tom to CAMRA and I'm very much looking forward to working with him to make sure What's Brewing continues to be the hard-hitting voice of CAMRA as well as a great read.
Tom can be contacted by calling 01727 798455 or by emailing email@example.com.