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Archant's Royston Crow features on Channel 5 documentary

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Archant's Royston Crow newspaper was featured on national television yesterday for its coverage of a major murder investigation.

The Channel 5 documentary 'Murdered By My Fiancé' aired at 10pm last night, telling the story of children’s author Helen Bailey – who was murdered by her partner Ian Stewart at their home in Royston, Hertfordshire.

The story was featured on most of the front pages of national newspapers yesterday after Stewart was found guilty, but the Crow’s coverage of the case from the outset of Helen’s disappearance was included in the documentary.

The production company filmed in Archant’s Stevenage office last Friday, and the programme included a brief clip of an interview with reporter JP Asher. There were also panning shots of front page stories the Crow had run about the case.

“It’s great for a relatively small title such as the Crow to get national exposure in what was a huge story for us, with our primary Crow reporter Bianca Wild doing a fantastic job of covering the court case. National coverage helps reinforce that we are the go-to title for news in and around Royston” said Royston Crow Editor, Nick Gill.

The full Channel 5 documentary is available to view On Demand by clicking here.

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