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Kent Messenger publication

Kent Messenger

Launched in 1859 as the Maidstone Telegraph and acquired by Barham Pratt Boorman in 1890, Kent Messenger is the flagship title in KM Media Group's regional newspaper series.

Kent Messenger (Series) is the most read, exclusively paid-for newspaper in Kent, with an average of 85,764 readers each week. (JICREG Nov 2015) 5 editions serve Maidstone, Malling, Medway, Sittingbourne and the Weald.

If you have a story, call 01622 695666

If you would like to advertise, call 01622 695777. If you want to place an advert for a vacancy please call 01622 794500.

Write to us at 6 & 7 Middle Row, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1TG

Text KMNEWS to 87474*

Or email

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The Team

Denise Eaton

Gemma Constable
News editor

Mary Graham
Assistant news editor

Matthew Panting
Sports editor
Tel: 01227 475949

Alan Smith

Claire McWethy

Ed McConnell

Suz Elvey

David Gazet

Alistair Iveson

Natalie Tipping

Paul Francis
Political Editor

Jo Jarvis
Media Advertisement Manager
Tel: 01622 697797

KM Sales Team
Tel: 01622 695777

Rhian Hopkins
Sales Promotions Manager
Tel: 01634 227800

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