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A seasoned campaigner with vast experience of local newspapers, Willie has edited titles both north and south of the border in a career spanning almost four decades.
He has occupied the editor’s chair for Archant in Glasgow, for Johnston Press in the Scottish Borders and for Forth Independent Newspapers in Alloa. He also held a group editorial position with Newsquest in East London.
He said: ‘The Oban Times is one of Scotland’s great local newspapers and I am delighted to have the opportunity to help write a new chapter in the history of this well-respected, popular title.’
Read more about our new appointment in The Oban Times, May 15 2014, also on line at www.obantimes.co.uk/digital