Birmingham Mail
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Birmingham Mail
Birmingham Mail
Birmingham Mail
TypeDaily newspaper (Except Sundays)
Owner(s)Reach plc
EditorMarc Reeves
Founded1870 (as Birmingham Daily Mail)
Political alignmentNeutral, populist
CountryEngland, UK

The Birmingham Mail (branded the Black Country Mail in the Black Country) is a tabloid newspaper based in Birmingham, England but distributed around Birmingham, the Black Country, and Solihull and parts of Warwickshire, Worcestershire and Staffordshire. The newspaper was founded as the Birmingham Daily Mail in 1870[1] and was titled the Birmingham Evening Mail from 1967 until October 2005.[2] The Mail is published Monday to Saturday. The Sunday Mercury is a sister paper published on a Sunday.[3]

The newspaper is owned by Reach plc,[4] who also own the Daily Mirror[5] and the Birmingham Post,[6] the weekly business tabloid sold in the Birmingham area. The current Birmingham Mail editor is Marc Reeves, who is also editor-in-chief of the Birmingham Post, the Sunday Mercury, and their sister website BirminghamLive.[7] The former editor of the newspaper was David Brookes,[8] who held the role from 2009 until 2014.

The print editor of the Birmingham Mail and the Sunday Mercury is Paul Cole.[9]

The daily circulation of the paper is 14,458, as of December 2018.[10]


  1. ^ "The Birmingham daily mail (sic)". Copac*. JISC. Retrieved .
  2. ^ "Trinity Mirror in major overhaul of Birmingham Mail". Campaign. 2005-10-03. Retrieved .
  3. ^ "Sunday Mercury wins newspaper of the year". Press Gazette. 2007-11-27. Retrieved .
  4. ^ "About Us". BirminghamLive. Reach plc. Retrieved .
  5. ^ "Our Newsbrands". Reach plc. Retrieved .
  6. ^ "About Us". Birmingham Post. Retrieved .
  7. ^ "Marc Reeves". Birmingham Press Club. Retrieved .
  8. ^ Paul Linford (2014-11-20). "Reeves takes charge in new Trinity Mirror restructure". Retrieved .
  9. ^ "Paul Cole". BirminghamLive. Reach plc. Retrieved .
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