|Founded||1893 as the South Wales Daily Post|
|Language||English / Welsh|
|Headquarters||Swansea, United Kingdom|
The South Wales Evening Post is a tabloid daily newspaper distributed in the South West region of Wales The paper has three daily editions - Swansea, Neath and Port Talbot and Carmarthenshire and is published by Media Wales, part of the Reach plc group. The current editor is Jonathan Roberts. As the name suggests, it had previously been an evening paper, but later moved to a morning daily.
The paper has a circulation of 13,257 as recorded by the ABC in January 2020, down from 40,149 in 2011.
Founded in 1893 as the South Wales Daily Post, the paper changed its name in 1932 to the current title. Former journalists included poet Dylan Thomas, who joined from school in 1930 but left 18 months later to become freelance.
Presently the Post is published six days a week by Media Wales, the company that also publishes the Carmarthen Journal, Neath Port Talbot Courier, and Llanelli Star. The Evening Post produces a range of special features and supplements on entertainment, TV, motoring, property, employment and sport.
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