26 January 2021
Media Moves UK
/ by Natalie Beale
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International Media Moves
Jeff Brazier has joined with Absolute Radio to launch a brand-new straight-talking podcast, Jeff Brazier - Only Human. Launching with its first episode on 26 January, trained life coach, presenter, and author of the ‘The Grief Survival Guide’ Jeff will guide listeners through their dilemmas while looking at ways to make real lasting change.
Rebecca Jones is now a Senior Reporter for the Newsquest title the Colchester Gazette, moving there from her Chief Reporter role at the Harwich and Manningtree Standard. Rebecca can be found on Twitter @RebeccaJones932
Shaun Wooller is now Health Correspondent at the Daily Mail, having moved from The Sun. He can be found on Twitter @shaungw
Former Imbibe Deputy Editor Millie Milliken has joined The Drinks Trust as the Community Manager for the Drinks Community, a new networking, content and upskilling platform for drinks industry professionals. Millie will also be doing freelance drinks writing alongside the role. Millie can be found tweeting at @milliemilliken
Cameron Clarke has been appointed Editor of The Drum. Cameron has worked for the title in various roles since 2007, most recently as Head of Content. Reach him via email or find him on Twitter @camclarke
Former Digital Lifestyle Writer Rosie Fitzmaurice has been appointed Features Commissioning Editor & Wellness Editor at the Evening Standard. Rosie can be reached via email or found on Twitter @rosiefitzmauric and Instagram @rosiefitzy1
Jessica Murray is now Midlands Correspondent at The Guardian, where she was previously a National News Reporter. Jess covers stories from the West and East Midlands, with a particular interest in housing, social justice and the environment. Reach her via email or find her on Twitter @journojess_
Charlotte Bitmead is now Hearst Institute Beauty Writer, having previously been Beauty Assistant at ELLE. Charlotte will now write across all of Hearst’s titles, including Harper’s Bazaar, ELLE, Cosmopolitan, Women’s Health and Good Housekeeping. Charlotte would like to hear about beauty news and product launches on email@example.com
Stacey Smith is now Hearst Institute Food and Drink Editor. Stacey will write across all of Hearst’s titles, including Good Housekeeping, Delish, ELLE, Cosmopolitan and Harper’s Bazaar. Stacey would like to hear about food, drink and home appliances news and product launches on firstname.lastname@example.org
Zoe Galloway is Hearst Institute Content Manager, looking after products reviews across home and garden, tech, food and drink, beauty and health and fitness. Zoe will work across all of Hearst’s titles on product review content. Zoe would particularly like to hear about home appliances and health and fitness news and product launches on email@example.com
Chris Marshall has been appointed Deputy Editor of Holyrood magazine. Chris previously worked freelance and has written for publications including The Scotsman, Scotland on Sunday and The Times. He can be reached via email or found tweeting at @chrismarshll
Alexis Papazoglou, in partnership with The Philosopher, the UK’s longest running public philosophy journal, has launched a new podcast: The Philosopher & The News. In this podcast, some of the world’s leading philosophers will bring to the surface the philosophy hidden behind the biggest news stories and explore the ideas that can help us understand the times we are living through. Alexis is a freelance writer, an editorial board member of The Philosopher, and a past philosophy academic, having taught at the University of Cambridge, and Royal Holloway, University of London. Find him on Twitter @newsphilosophy and LinkedIn.
Hilary Mitchell is the new Audience Editor for PinkNews, previously she launched new regional title Edinburgh LiveBuzzFeed. Find her on Twitter @Hilary_W
Jonny Yates has been appointed E-commerce Writer for PinkNews, joining them from his previous role as Affiliate Writer for the regional network at Reach PLC. He can be found on Twitter @jonnyyates
Maggie Baska has been appointed as a Reporter for PinkNews, joining them from her role as a Junior Staff Writer at People Management magazine. Maggie can be reached via email and found tweeting at @MaggieBaska
Jennifer Forrest has been appointed as a Reporter for private equity title Real Deals, effective 1 February. Jennifer, who has just graduated from the University of Kent's Centre for Journalism, can be found tweeting at @jen4rest
Gemma Knight, currently Deputy Head of Copy & Production at Culture Trip, will be moving to The Telegraph as a Commissioning Editor on the travel desk. Gemma, who starts her new role in mid-February, can be found tweeting at @gemknight88
Freelance Update - Jane Cahane
Freelance print and digital journalist Jane Cahane is currently looking for fresh commissions. Jane is a skilled news and feature writer, editorial manager, layout and production sub-editor, B2B / B2C copywriter and proofreader, with an additional specialism in Americanizing and Anglicising content (eg cookery, etc) for co-edition publications. She has most recently written on ESG and real estate in the Baltic capitals, and has a background in financial journalism and production journalism, as well as the energy sector, but she has also covered environmental issues, as well as other B2B, B2C, straight news and PR, etc for a diverse range of clients. Jane can be reachedv via email.
International Media Moves
The Italian newswire Adnkronos has now relaunched its website. The portal is more mobile friendly and has a new “breaking news” section.
Giancarlo Ricci is now Deputy Director of the Italian national daily newspaper Il Giorno, where he will predominantly be responsible for the development of the digital edition.
Harriet Sim has started as a Writer for Home Group magazines at Are Media publishing house. She covers decoration and interior design for Home Beautiful, Real Living, House and Garden, Belle and Inside Out. She is a former Junior Writer at Home Beautiful Magazine and a former Writer/Editorial Coordinator at Pacific magazines, where she was responsible for women's and men's health.
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