|Editor||Toby Granville (as from 1 January 2009)|
|Circulation||9,331 (July 2017-December 2017)|
The title publishes Monday to Saturday from editorial offices in Weymouth, and covers issues concerning south, central and west Dorset. The Saturday edition is usually accompanied by a separate lifestyle magazine called "Weekend", which is produced in-house.
The Dorset Echo is a sister paper to the Bournemouth based Daily Echo and is owned by the Newsquest Media Group. In the period December 2010–June 2011, it had an average daily circulation of 17,429. This had dropped to an audited average daily circulation of 9,331 for the period July 2017–December 2017.
- Freddy Mayhew (1 March 2018). "Regional ABCs print: Steep circulation falls for dailies the Yorkshire Evening Post and Carlisle & News Star". Press Gazette.