is a daily South Wales Echo tabloid newspaper published in Cardiff, Wales and distributed throughout the surrounding area.
The newspaper was founded in 1884 and was based in Thomson House,
Cardiff city centre. It is published by Media Wales Ltd (formerly Western Mail & Echo Ltd), part of the Trinity Mirror group. In 2008 Media Wales moved from Thomson House next to Six Park Street, opposite the Millennium Stadium.
Front page of the 1880 copy
Two editions are published:
News Extra for morning sales and City Final for evening sales. There is also a Weekend edition published every Saturday.
Amongst many others, novelist
Ken Follett, science writer Brian J. Ford, cartoonist Gren Jones, journalist Sue Lawley and [2 ] news reader Michael Buerk, have spent part of their careers with the Echo.
Echo Extra is a free weekly newspaper, launched in July 2009. It replaced the Cardiff Post and is distributed to 52,000 homes, with distribution focused on the Cardiff suburbs of Whitchurch, Llandaff, Cyncoed and Rhiwbina. [3 ]
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