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Asian Sunday
Bloomberg
BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care
Capital Dance
Daily Mail
DARKUS
Financial Times
Heatherwick Studio
HELLO! Fashion
The Independent
New Milton Advertiser & Lymington Times
New Statesman
PA Media
PinkNews
Freelance Update - Kat Poole
International Media Moves

 

Asian Sunday
The weekly newspaper Asian Sunday is to rebrand as online-only title Asian Sunday Online. The areas of Bradford, Kirklees, and the North-East of England will now be served by regional editions of sister title Asian Standard.

Bloomberg
Lizzy Burden has joined Bloomberg as a Reporter, where she will cover economics. Lizzy was previously at The Telegraph and prior to that was at The Times. She can be reached at via email or @lizzzburden

BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care
Dr Mandeep Bajaj, a renowned expert on diabetes and endocrinology, has been appointed as the new Editor-in-Chief of BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care, one of more than 70 specialist journals published by BMJ. Dr Bajaj succeeds Dr Guillermo Umpierrez, Professor of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology and Clinical Director of the Diabetes and Metabolism Center at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, USA, who has been Editor-in-Chief since 2013.

Capital Dance
Rio Fredrika (@riofredrika) will host a new Capital Dance breakfast show 7am-11am weekdays from 4 January 2021. Rio has presented Capital Weekender on the main station for the past two years. Capital Dance launched as a digital station in October.

Daily Mail
Kirsty Tyler, formerly Assistant Editor for EVENT magazine, has been appointed Acting Editor of Femail Magazine. She is interested in receiving press releases about all content relevant to the magazine, including fashion, beauty, interiors and lifestyle as well as celebrity and true life. Contact Kirsty via email or find her on Twitter @kirstytyler1

DARKUS
Make-up artist Justine Collins has joined DARKUS magazine as Fashion & Beauty Editor. The music, fashion and culture magazine recently expanded its content into beauty. Justine can be found on Instagram @justinecollins_

Financial Times
Justin Jacobs has joined the Financial Times as a Houston Correspondent covering US Energy. Justin, who will be relocating to the city from Washington, D.C., can be reached via his FT email address. Find him on Twitter as @justinjfj

Heatherwick Studio
Amira Hashish, formerly Executive Editor at the Evening Standard, has been appointed Director of Content & Communications at Heatherwick Studio. As part of her role Amira will oversee all global content and communications and launch a publishing department. Leading a team of writers, filmmakers, books producers, talks organisers and communications executives she will bring stories to life through studio-produced digital and print media, film, audio, events, books and experiences. She is interested in receiving information on design, travel, wellness, food & drink, style, tech and sustainability. Amira will also continue with her freelance commitments as host of the Travel and Design Lounge events for Soho House and contributor to publications including the Evening Standard, Suitcase Magazine and Waitrose Weekend. Contact Amira via email or find her on Instagram @thedesigneditor

HELLO! Fashion
Elle Sixsmith has been promoted to Deputy Beauty Editor at HELLO! Fashion. Elle, previously a Beauty Writer, can continue to be reached at the same email address. Her Instagram handle is @elle_sixsmith

The Independent
Natasha Preskey has been appointed as a Senior Lifestyle Reporter at The Independent, effective in January. Natasha is currently a Freelance Writer and Editor and has been published in titles such as the Refinery29ELLEBBC ThreeVICE, and Men's Health. Find her on Twitter @natashapreskey

New Milton Advertiser & Lymington Times
Ben Craig has been appointed Editor of the New Milton Advertiser & Lymington Times. Ben has held various roles at the title, most recently as Acting News Editor. Contact him via email or find him on LinkedIn.

New Statesman
The New Statesman has launched a new business section to showcase content from New Statesman Media Group’s new Monitor sites. These include Investment Monitor, Energy Monitor, Tech Monitor and City Monitor. The New Statesman’s expanded business coverage will focus on companies, finance, sustainability and the world of work.

PA Media
James Butler is now a Senior Real Life Features Writer at PA Media, joining them from his Senior Reporter role at JPIMedia. Reach James via email or find him on Twitter @JamesButler1992

PinkNews
Patrick Kelleher has been appointed as a News Reporter for PinkNews. Patrick, a freelance journalist and content creator, is based in Ireland and has written regularly for The Irish Times as well as PinkNews. He focuses on LGBTQ+ issues as well as general news and features across health, lifestyle and arts. Find Patrick on Twitter @paddykell

Reach plc
Ellie Kirwin-Jones has been appointed as Celebrity & Entertainment Writer across OK! and new! magazines. Ellie, previously a Showbiz Reporter at the Daily Express, can be found on Twitter @elliekJourno

Freelance Update - Kat Poole
Kat Poole, currently editor at women’s fashion and lifestyle brand hush, is going freelance in January. Kat specialises in lifestyle and culture and will be available for commissions, copywriting, shifts and brand consultancy. Reach her via email or find her on Instagram @katfpoole. Her portfolio can be found here

 


International Media Moves

Corriere dello Sport - Stadio

The Italian sports newspaper Corriere dello Sport - Stadio has now relaunched its website for a faster user experience, with the intention of integrating desktop and app platforms. The site now offers more statistical data across football, basketball and motor sports competitions.

New Idea
Courtney Greatrex is now News Editor at New Idea. She is a former Assistant Features Editor at Take 5 Magazine, and in the past was a Freelance Journalist in the UK and Deputy Editor at Talk to the Press. Her work has been published national newspapers The Mirror, The Sun, The Daily Mail, The Times, The Express, The Star as well as the magazines Take a Break, That’s Life, Chat and Real People. She is happy to receive real-life pitches, Australia related lifestyle updates, and is keen to hear of any pitches of international true crime.

Take 5
Brittany Smith has been promoted to Assistant Features Editor at Take 5 magazine, where she has previously worked as Senior Features Writer. Brittany also works as Take 5's Travel Editor. Prior to this she worked as a Freelance Journalist.

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