Simon Mulligan

Senior Reporter

Simon Mulligan is a senior reporter primarily covering news for the St Helens Star and Leigh Journal with a decade of experience in local and regional journalism. Simon works on news stories for the publications' online and print platforms, reporting on general news and covering topics including crime, court, human interest stories, business stories, planning developments and more. He has significant experience in covering cases at Liverpool Crown Court and has played a key role in the growth of the news titles' digital platforms. Simon is also adept at covering sport, particularly rugby league. Simon began working for the publications in July 2014 after having done a placement while studying for his NCTJ qualification, in which he achieved the Gold Standard. Simon became a senior reporter in 2016, following the completion of his NQJ qualification, and is also an English graduate from the University of Liverpool.

Simon Mulligan is a senior reporter primarily covering news for the St Helens Star and Leigh Journal with a decade of experience in local and regional journalism. Simon works on news stories for the publications' online and print platforms, reporting on general news and covering topics including crime, court, human interest stories, business stories, planning developments and more. He has significant experience in covering cases at Liverpool Crown Court and has played a key role in the growth of the news titles' digital platforms. Simon is also adept at covering sport, particularly rugby league. Simon began working for the publications in July 2014 after having done a placement while studying for his NCTJ qualification, in which he achieved the Gold Standard. Simon became a senior reporter in 2016, following the completion of his NQJ qualification, and is also an English graduate from the University of Liverpool.

Latest articles from Simon Mulligan

Appeal to find next-of-kin of man who has died

THE Coroner’s Office is appealing to find the next of kin of a man from St Helens who has passed away. David Ormrod, of Phoenix Brow, St Helens sadly died aged 64 at his home on Sunday, May 26. There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death, police said.