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Daily Record
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ETF Stream
Henley Standard
ITN
MailOnline
MyLondon
OOOOO
The Scottish Sun
Sky News
The Telegraph
Freelance Update - David Atkinson
Freelance Update - Robyn Vinter
International Media Moves

 


Capital Monitor
Virginia Furness 
has joined the New Statesman Media Group as Sustainable Banking Editor at Capital Monitor, which launches in April. Virginia, previously Middle East and Africa Editor for Euromoney magazine and markets reporter for Reuters, can now be reached at her new email address. Her Twitter handle is @virginiafurness

Daily Record
Chris McCall
has been promoted from Political Correspondent to Deputy Political Editor at the Daily Record. Chris, who was previously at The Scotsman, can be reached via email or found on Twitter @Dennynews

Ecommerce Age
Bluestripe Media, owner of New Digital Age, is launching a new publication, Ecommerce Age, dedicated to ecommerce. As with NDA, the title will be focussed on the people, technologies, and innovations driving the ecommerce industry. Justin Pearse, Editor of NDA and the new title, can be reached via email. With the title soft launching at the end of March, they would love to hear from companies and people in the space with interesting opinions and stories to tell.

The English Home
Nell Whitaker
has joined The English Home as Editorial Assistant and can be contacted at her new email address. She is interested in receiving information on interiors and lifestyle launches and news.

ETF Stream
The leading media brand for everything ETF-related in Europe, ETF Stream, has appointed Tom Eckett as Editor. Tom is currently ETF Stream’s Deputy Editor, a role he has held since last January. Prior to this, he was a senior writer for the title. He joined the publication as a Senior Writer from Investment Week in March 2019 where he spent three years as an asset management correspondent. In his new role, Eckett will lead the editorial direction of the brand including its quarterly factor investing title, Beyond Beta, along with other campaigns, webinars and reports.

Henley Standard
James Burton
has been promoted from Senior Reporter to Chief Reporter at the Henley Standard. Before joining the paper he was a Senior Reporter at the Herts & Essex Observer. Reach James via email or find him on Twitter @jimbledon

ITN
Deborah Turness
(@deborahturness) has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of ITN. Deborah, who is currently President of NBC News International, will join ITN on 19 April. She began her career at ITN, working in a number of senior roles across the company before becoming Editor of ITV News.

MailOnline
Sam Blanchard
has been promoted from Senior Health Reporter to Deputy Health Editor at the MailOnline. Sam, who has covered health for the title since 2018, can be reached at the same email address. His Twitter handle is @samblanchard9

MyLondon
Bláthnaid Corless
is now a Reporter for MyLondon. Bláthnaid was previously an Editorial Intern at the Financial Times, and was an NCTJ Trainee with News Associates. Contact her via email or find her on Twitter @blathhnaid

OOOOO
Suzanne Baum
has joined the new live shopping ecommerce platform ‎OOOOO on the App Store (apple.com) as London Lifestyle Editor. As well as presenting three live shows a week, Suzanne will be helping bring on board all lifestyle content, from beauty and fashion to fitness and wellbeing products. The app - which has taken over Amazon and eBay when it comes to online shopping, will have 26 live platforms - where Suzanne will help present everything from cosmetics.tv and dog.tv to book.tv and fish.tv. Viewers get to participate in the show and buy products in real time. Suzanne will continue her work as a celebrity interviewer too. If you want to find out more or get your product on the show, have a location they can shoot at/promote or are a retail shop in need of support, send Suzanne an email or follow her on Instagram, where you can find out more about her shows @suzanne_baum

The Scottish Sun
Gill Smith
has been appointed Editor of The Scottish Sun after 12 years at the paper, most recently as Deputy Editor. Gill has worked for a number of Scottish nationals, including the Daily Record and as News Editor for the Sunday Mirror (Scotland). Reach Gill via email or find her on Linkedin.

Sky News
Jordan Milne
is now a Business and Economics Specialist Producer at Sky News, where she was previously a Home Affairs and Crime Producer. Jordan can be found tweeting at @JEMilneSky

The Telegraph
Tamara Abraham
has returned to her role as Fashion Editor at The Telegraph following her maternity leave, and is once again writing fashion features for both print and digital. Tamara can be found on Instagram @tamaraabraham

Freelance Update - David Atkinson
Freelance writer, media tutor and tourist guide David Atkinson is available for commissions. David specialises in travel with recent commissions including the Daily Telegraph, Daily Mail and i Newspaper among others. Having pivoted to writing about travel around his home patch during lockdowns, he is launching a newsletter, Hit the North, dedicated to travel around Northwest England and North Wales — potential podcast collaborations are welcome. Sign up and check portfolio, follow him @atkinsondavid on Twitter, or send him an email.

Freelance Update - Robyn Vinter
Robyn Vinter
has left her role as Social Affairs Correspondent at The Yorkshire Post to focus on freelance work. Find Robyn on Twitter @RobynVinter or view her portfolio here.



International Media Moves

eldiario.es
Rubén Alonso
 is now Editor-in-Chief of the Cantabria edition of the Spanish online newspaper eldiario.es. He was previously a Reporter within the same editorial team. Rubén can be found on Twitter at @rubnalonso

El País 
Maribel Marín Yarza
 is now Weekends Deputy Director of the Spanish national daily newspaper El País. She was previously Society Editor for the same publication, a role now covered by Pablo Guimón, who spent the last two years as Washington Correspondent.

Tutti Pazzi per Bruxelles! 
The new weekly Italian podcast ‘Tutti pazzi per Bruxelles!’ (Everybody is crazy for Brussels!) has now launched. Created and directed by Anna Maria Angelone, the show deals with EU issues, from politics to the economy to international relations, in addition to current affairs such as science, tech, work, environment and all other topics. New episodes are available every Wednesday on the website or the main podcasting platforms. For further information, Anna Maria can be found on Twitter @amangelone

finder.com.au
Nicola Middlemiss 
has been promoted to Commercial Content Editor, Money at finder.com.au. Formerly a Senior Writer at the title, she can be reached at the same email address or found on Linkedin.

Vogue China
Margaret Zhang
has been appointed as the editor-in-chief of Vogue China. Zhang, a prominent filmmaker, photographer and writer, will succeed Vogue China founding editor-in-chief Angelica Cheung, and will oversee the editorial direction and content of Vogue China. Margaret becomes the youngest ever Editor-in-Chief at the magazine at the age of 27. Zhang, a globally recognized name in fashion, has a career across a multitude of disciplines including content curation, filmmaking, photography, consulting and journalism. Since establishing her website in 2009, Zhang has worked with many of the world’s biggest fashion and luxury companies including Chanel, Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Yeezy and her work has been widely featured. In 2016, she co-founded BACKGROUND, a global consultancy agency, which specializes in bridging Western and Chinese culture across a range of luxury, lifestyle and brand initiatives.

 


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