Evening Telegraph And Post
TypeEvening newspaper
Owner(s)D. C. Thomson & Co.
Founder(s)John Leng
PublisherD. C. Thomson & Co.
EditorDave Lord
Founded1877; 145 years ago (1877) (as Dundee Evening Telegraph)
Political alignmentRight-wing populist[1]
HeadquartersDundee, Scotland
CountryUnited Kingdom
Circulation7,630 (July - December 2021, 100% paid)[2]

The Evening Telegraph is a local newspaper in Dundee, Scotland. Known locally as the Tele (usually pronounced Tully or Tilly), it is the sister paper of The Courier, also published by Dundee firm D. C. Thomson & Co. Ltd. It was founded in 1877. Dave Lord is the Evening Telegraph's current editor.[3]


Originally founded by John Leng, the Evening Telegraph began to adopt its current conservative and populist editorial style after it was acquired by DC Thomson.[4]


  1. ^ MacKenzie, John M. (1984). Propaganda and Empire: the manipulation of British public opinion, 1880–1960. Manchester and New York: Manchester University Press. p. 219. ISBN 0719018692.
  2. ^ "ABC Dundee Evening & Weekend Telegraph Circulation Numbers July to December 2021 (Source: ABC)" (PDF). ABC Website. UK. 31 January 2022. Retrieved 2 February 2022.
  3. ^ "Dave Lord unveiled as Tele's new editor". Evening Telegraph. 7 January 2019. ISSN 0307-1235.
  4. ^ MacKenzie, John (1984). Propaganda and empire : the manipulation of British public opinion, 1880-1960. Manchester, U.K.: Manchester University Press. ISBN 0-7190-1499-9. OCLC 10208219.