The Echo
TypeDaily newspaper
EditorChris Hatton
News editorGary Pearson
Sports editorChris Phillips
Photo editorAl Underwood
HeadquartersChester Hall Lane, Basildon, Essex, United Kingdom
Circulation7,588 (as of 2023)[1]

The Echo is a daily newspaper which serves South Essex, England.[2] It used to be part of the Westminster Press owned by Pearson,[3] and is now owned by Newsquest.

The paper was founded in September 1969, based in Basildon.[4] Originally, it was known as the "Evening Echo".

See also


  1. ^ "Southend - Basildon - Canvey - Echo". Audit Bureau of Circulations (UK). 23 February 2024. Retrieved 2 March 2024.
  2. ^ "This is Essex the web portal for Essex". Retrieved 24 July 2014.
  3. ^ Bob Franklin, David Murphy (26 September 1991), "Pearson Longman", What news?, ISBN 9780203995532
  4. ^ Newspaper Press Directory 1974, Vol. 123, p.206