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Archant
Birmingham Live
BuzzFeed News
Courier Media
Daily Express
Daily Mirror
Evening Standard
HuffPost
New Scientist
Real Homes
Refinery29 
Sunday Mirror
Freelance Update - Nicky Rampley-Clarke
Freelance Update - Holly Rubenstein
International Media Moves

 

Archant
Richard Porritt 
and Natalie Sadler have new roles at Archant; Richard is now Editor of the Norwich Evening News and Natalie Sadler Editor of the Ipswich Star. Both titles used to share editors with their respective sister brands, the Eastern Daily Press and the East Anglian Daily Times. Richard was previously Business and Political Editor while Natalie was Head of News (Digital) and Editor (Digital).

Birmingham Live 
Aida Fofana
has been appointed as a Community Reporter for Birmingham Live, effective from September. Aida is studying for an MA in Multiplatform and Mobile Journalism; examples of her work can be viewed here. Reach Aida via email or find her on Twitter @AidaFofanaa

BuzzFeed News 
BuzzFeed News has appointed two celebrity news fellows, Ellen Durney and Leyla Mohammed, who will be based in the UK and reporting on all things pop culture. They can be reached via email.

Courier Media 
Karis Hustad
, a former Debtwire Reporter, has joined Courier Media as a Senior Reporter. She is based in London and covers small business, startups, tech and modern business across print and digital. Find Karis on Twitter @karishustad

Daily Express
Hanna Geissler
has been promoted to Health Editor at the Daily Express. Hanna has covered the health beat for over two years and can be reached on the same email address. Her Twitter handle is @hannagsslr

Daily Mirror 
Sophie Corcoran
has moved to the Daily Mirror as a News Reporter. Sophie was previously a Humber court reporter across Hull Live, Grimsby Live and Scunthorpe Telegraph, and can be found on Twitter @sophcorcoran

Evening Standard 
Oscar Williams-Grut 
has been appointed as City Editor at the Evening Standard, working across the newspaper and its digital platforms. Having previously worked at the Evening Standard and The Independent as a Business Journalist and Market Reporter, Oscar will now re-join the Evening Standard from Yahoo Finance where he is Acting Co-Head and Senior City Correspondent. Oscar will join the Evening Standard in September. He succeeds Jim Armitage, who has served as City Editor for over six years and has worked at the Evening Standard since 2000.

HuffPost 
Rachel Moss
has been promoted to Life Editor for HuffPost UK, where she has worked on the lifestyle desk since 2015. She is also the co-host of ‘Am I Making You Uncomfortable?’, a weekly podcast on women's health, bodies and private lives. Contact Rachel via email or find her on Twitter @rachelmoss_

New Scientist 
Abigail Beall
is now Physics and Technology Features Editor at the New Scientist, having joined them from her role as Science and Technology Editor at The Conversation. Reach Abby via email or find her on Twitter @abbybeall

Real Homes 
Christina Chrysostomou
 has joined Real Homes as a Digital Writer, following her role as Acting Digital Content Editor for Good Homes and Grand Designs. She can be reached via email.

Refinery29
Maybelle Morgan
 is now Entertainment Editor for Refinery29 UK. Previously Online Editor at Wonderland, Maybelle can be found on Twitter @maybelle_morgan

Sunday Mirror 
Journalist and Ghostwriter Sarah Robertson has been appointed (Acting) TV Editor at the Sunday Mirror to cover for Janine Yaqoob while she is on maternity leave, and is interested in hearing about celebrity interview time, press launches/events and exclusive showbiz content. She also welcomes pitches for long-form entertainment and news features. Sarah, who has worked freelance for various outlets including the Mail on Sunday and Times, can be found on Twitter @sarahrobertson5

Freelance Update - Nicky Rampley-Clarke
Nicky Rampley-Clarke
, editor of Co-op Food magazine at The River Group, has left to go freelance. Specialising in food, homes and lifestyle, he has also been editor of Dulux UK and M&S Food, and is an expert in creating engaging branded content across print, digital, video and social. His work can be viewed here. He is available for day work, project commissions or desk cover.

Freelance Update - Holly Rubenstein
Season 5 of The Travel Diaries, a podcast by travel and entertainment journalist Holly Rubenstein, launched on Tuesday. Episode One features legendary broadcaster Sir Trevor McDonald. Previous guests have included Sir Michael Palin, Rick Stein, Hugh Bonneville and Simon Reeve. For further information about the podcast visit thetraveldiariespodcast.com and Holly's Instagram @hollyrubenstein



International Media Moves

Gourmet Traveller WINE Australia 
Dom Sweeney
 has been promoted to Editor at Gourmet Traveller WINE and can be reached by email. Prior to this, he was Digital Editor at the publication. Dom covers wine, travel/wine travel, domestic and international tourism, food, lifestyle and luxury goods, and can be reached by email. He can also be followed on Instagram @domsweeney_

 

 


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