A Society of Editors Service

Rob Lawson 

Rob Lawson has worked in the media for 28 years. He edited the award-winning Sunderland Echo for ten years until September 2012 and also held the role of Editorial Director for Northeast Press.

Prior to his appointment at the Sunderland Echo, Rob edited the Shields Gazette for six years.

He started his career in North Yorkshire and has worked at most newspaper titles in the North East.

Rob chaired the prestigious Editorial Review Group for the Echo's parent company, Johnston Press, for three years, having been a founder member of the group in 2001.

He is experienced in every aspect of newspaper production and management.

 He is on the board of the Customs House, the leading arts venue in South Shields, and is also a board member of the Foundation of Light, SAFC's charity which does invaluable educational work in Wearside communities.

Rob Lawson Ltd services include media consultancy, media relations, and crisis management. He is also an Associate Director with Callaghan Marketing, a leading PR and marketing company based in Sunderland but with clients throughout the North of England.

Contact:  Telephone: 07740 939073    Email:  r.w.lawson@btinternet.com
Callaghan Marketing website:   www.callaghanmarketing.com