The Echo is a daily newspaper which serves South Essex, England. It used to be part of the Westminster Press owned by Pearson, and is now owned by Newsquest.
|Publisher||Newsquest Media Group|
|News editor||Gary Pearson|
|Sports editor||Chris Phillips|
|Photo editor||Al Underwood|
|Headquarters||Chester Hall Lane, Basildon, Essex, United Kingdom|
|Circulation||30,108 (December 2010-June 2011)|
The paper was founded in September 1969, based in Basildon. Originally, it was known as the "Evening Echo".