Birmingham Mail

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Birmingham Mail
Birmingham Mail
TypeDaily newspaper (Except Sundays)
Owner(s)Reach plc
EditorMarc Reeves
Founded1870 (as Birmingham Daily Mail)
Political alignmentNeutral, populist
CountryEngland, UK

The Birmingham Mail (called the Black Country Mail in the Black Country) is a tabloid newspaper based in Birmingham, England. It is distributed around Birmingham, the Black Country, and Solihull and parts of Warwickshire, Worcestershire and Staffordshire. It is published Monday to Saturday.

History[change | change source]

The newspaper started as the Birmingham Daily Mail in 1870.[1] It was called the Birmingham Evening Mail from 1967 until October 2005.[2]

Related newspapers[change | change source]

The Sunday Mercury is a sister paper published on a Sunday.[3]

Owner[change | change source]

The newspaper is owned by Reach plc.[4] Reach Plc also own the Daily Mirror[5] and the Birmingham Post.[6]

Editor[change | change source]

The Birmingham Mail editor is Marc Reeves. He is also editor-in-chief of the Birmingham Post, the Sunday Mercury, and their sister website BirminghamLive.[7]

From 2009 to 2014, the editor of the newspaper was David Brookes.[8]

The print editor of the Birmingham Mail and the Sunday Mercury is Paul Cole.[9]

Circulation[change | change source]

In December 2018, the daily circulation of the paper was 14,458.[10]

References[change | change source]

  1. "The Birmingham daily mail (sic)". Copac*. JISC. Archived from the original on 2018-07-07. Retrieved 2018-07-06.
  2. "Trinity Mirror in major overhaul of Birmingham Mail". Campaign. 2005-10-03. Retrieved 2018-07-06.
  3. "Sunday Mercury wins newspaper of the year". Press Gazette. 2007-11-27. Retrieved 2018-07-06.
  4. "About Us". BirminghamLive. Reach plc. Retrieved 2018-07-06.
  5. "Our Newsbrands". Reach plc. Archived from the original on 2018-07-06. Retrieved 2018-07-06.
  6. "About Us". Birmingham Post. Retrieved 2018-07-06.
  7. "Marc Reeves". Birmingham Press Club. Archived from the original on 2018-07-07. Retrieved 2018-07-06.
  8. Paul Linford (2014-11-20). "Reeves takes charge in new Trinity Mirror restructure". Retrieved 2018-07-06.
  9. "Paul Cole". BirminghamLive. Reach plc. Retrieved 2018-07-06.

Other websites[change | change source]