Dave Williams has been appointed
Allied Press' Queenstown editor.
In what is a new role for the company, Mr Williams (40) will
be responsible for Otago Daily Times and Mountain Scene
editorial operations in Queenstown.
Mr Williams joins Allied Press after spending two years as a
business reporter at the National Business Review in
It is his second stint at the company, after spending three
and a-half years as a reporter in Dunedin and Queenstown
A six-year foray into newspaper websites followed, starting
at stuff.co.nz in Wellington, before he moved to The Sun in
London and on to Australia's Sydney Morning Herald.
He returned to Queenstown, and reporting, as The Press'
Southern Lakes correspondent in 2007-08, before taking a
Mr Williams will start with Allied Press in Queenstown on
Reporter Guy Williams this week joined Allied Press'
editorial team in Queenstown. He has transferred from the
company's Timaru Courier newspaper.
Allied Press this month consolidated Queenstown operations
into its Mountain Scene office, in Athol St.
Publication of the Queenstown Times as a stand-alone
newspaper will cease on July 1 this year, after which it will
be published as part of the ODT.