John Kenealy – Press
John is editor of the Halifax Courier and also has responsibility for the Brighouse Echo, Todmorden News and Hebden Bridge Times. John started in journalism straight after obtaining a law degree at University College London. He began his career with the Pontefract and Castleford Express and worked on other newspapers in Yorkshire before joining the Derby Evening Telegraph.
John then moved to the Evening Courier and has lived in Halifax for 25 years. He was previously deputy editor of the Evening Courier and edited the Wakefield Express for a year before becoming editor of the Courier. John has been chairman of Halifax Renaissance Team since it was formed in 2002 and is keen to see the town centre continue to improve. John is married to Angela and they have four grown-up children.
Phone: 01422 260249