Birmingham Mail

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Birmingham Mail
Birmingham Mail
Type Daily newspaper
Format Tabloid
Owner(s) Trinity Mirror
Editor David Brookes
Founded 1870
Political alignment Neutral, Populist
Headquarters Birmingham, England
Circulation 39,117 (28 Oct 2013 - 24 Nov 2013)[1]

The Birmingham Mail is a tabloid newspaper based in Birmingham, England but distributed around Birmingham, The Black Country, Solihull, Warwickshire and parts of Worcestershire and Staffordshire. The newspaper, which was re-branded from the Birmingham Evening Mail in October 2005, is one of the biggest selling local newspapers in the UK, and the largest in Birmingham. The Mail is published Monday to Saturday in the following editions:- Daily Edition and Black Country. The Sunday Mercury is a sister paper published on a Sunday.

The Friday edition or Birmingham Mail (Friday) is distributed free in Birmingham city centre. It targets young, urban commuters and has a combined (free and paid) circulation of 90,004. It has a readership of 154,000.[2]

The newspaper's currently owned by the Trinity Mirror Group who also owns the Daily Mirror and the Birmingham Post, the weekly business tabloid sold in the Birmingham area. The current Birmingham Mail editor is David Brookes, who is also Editor-in-Chief of the Birmingham Post and Sunday Mercury. The former Editor of the newspaper was Steve Dyson, who held the role from 2005 until 2010.[3][4]

The paper hits the streets at 06:00 and is on sale until the end of the day. The advertising deadlines are up until 17:00 to get into the next day's edition.


  1. ^ "Birmingham Mail Certificate of Circulation" (PDF). Audit Bureau of Circulation. November 2011. ISSN 0963-7923. Retrieved 2012-01-09. 
  2. ^ "Birmingham Mail". Trinity Mirror Media. 
  3. ^ "Steve Dyson - Background". Dyson Media. 
  4. ^ "Steve Dyson - Welcome". Dyson Media. 

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