My Life as a Newspaper Editor - John Butterworth

Behind the Headlines


On Tuesday 29th October 2019, John Butterworth was the speaker at Coventry North Rotary Club meeting.  President Philip Jackson welcomed him and he was invited to speak on ‘My Career as a Newspaper Editor’.  John had been a newspaper journalist for most of his working life, being connected with many Northern provincial papers.  He had also written a number of non fiction books which had some links to his past occupational life.  After a number of questions, Past President Peter Thompson gave the vote of thanks on behalf of the Club.  President Philip presented John with a cheque for his charity and wished him well for the future.  Photographs were taken by Rotarian Brian Sharp.