The Echo (Essex)

The Echo is a daily newspaper which serves South Essex, England.[2] It used to be part of the Westminster Press owned by Pearson,[3] and is now owned by Newsquest.

The Echo
TypeDaily newspaper
PublisherNewsquest Media Group
EditorChris Hatton
News editorGary Pearson
Sports editorChris Phillips
Photo editorAl Underwood
HeadquartersChester Hall Lane, Basildon, Essex, United Kingdom
Circulation30,108 (December 2010-June 2011)[1]

The paper was founded in September 1969, based in Basildon.[4] Originally, it was known as the "Evening Echo".

See also


  1. "ABC figures: How the regional dailies performed". HoldTheFrontPage. UK. 31 August 2011. Retrieved 25 September 2011.
  2. "This is Essex the web portal for Essex". Retrieved 2014-07-24.
  3. Bob Franklin, David Murphy (1991-09-26), "Pearson Longman", What news?, ISBN 9780203995532
  4. Newspaper Press Directory 1974, Vol. 123, p.206

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