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Charlotte is named as new county magazine editor

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Charlotte Richardson has been appointed as the new editor of Archant Life’s Somerset Life county magazine.

Charlotte (pictured above) is currently chief reporter of the Archant South West weekly newspaper the Weston, Worle & Somerset Mercury. She will take up her new post on April 8.

Andy Cooper, group editor South West, for Archant Life said: “I am delighted to announce Charlotte’s appointment and I am confident her local knowledge, ideas and enthusiasm are just what we need to develop Somerset Life.”

Charlotte said: “I’m thrilled to have been appointed the editor of such a highly-respected magazine.

“Having started off as a telesales representative at the Mercury ten years ago and then progressing through the ranks, I have experienced the best media training through Archant that anybody could wish for.

“I look forward to taking on this new position within the company and working with the great team at Somerset Life.”

Carol Burns will continue to perform the role of acting editor on the magazine until Charlotte takes over.

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