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Cycling Weekly
Gfinity Esports
The Guardian
LBC
Reach plc
S4C
SPORF
The Sun
The Sunday Times
Freelance Update - Paul F Cockburn
Freelance Update - Gareth Mason
Freelance Update - Jessica Phillips



Cycling Weekly
Alex Ballinger
has been promoted to News Editor (Digital) at Cycling Weekly. Alex has worked for the title since 2018 as Digital News Writer. Reach Alex via email or find him on Twitter @alexballi_

Gfinity Esports
Ben Sledge
has been appointed Core Titles Editor at Gfinity Esports. Previously Staff Writer at Network N Ltd, Ben can be found on Twitter @bensledge 

The Guardian 
Zoe Wood
is now Consumer Affairs Correspondent for The Guardian and The Observer following over a decade as Retail Correspondent. Zoe can continue to be reached via email or found on Twitter @zoewoodguardian

LBC 
Daily Telegraph Associate Editor Camilla Tominey is now hosting a Sunday afternoon show (4-7pm) on LBC, with opinion, debate and the latest news. Further information can be found here. LBC can be found on Twitter @lbc

Reach plc
Caroline Abbott
has been recruited by SWNS as a SEO/Audience Editor for Reach websites TeamDogs.co.uk and 2Chill.co.uk. TeamDogs.co.uk runs positive/feel-good/quirky news stories about dogs, or less positive stories if there's an important warning/message for dog owners, and also advice and recommendations on walks, toys, food, dog-friendly businesses, behaviour and more. 2Chill.co.uk focuses on UK staycations, with recommendations for places to eat, drink, stay, chill out and see/do things. It also carries relevant news stories. Caroline would be happy to receive press releases relating to any of these topics. She is on Twitter @carolineabbott

S4C
Six months on from the launch of the Newyddion S4C (NS4C) app and website, two new journalists will be joining the team. Meleri Williams and Nia George, who have just completed a post graduate course at the Cardiff University School of Journalism, are joining the three existing Digital Journalists. In addition, Lydia Griffith has been appointed to the post of Senior Reporter in order to assist the news service's Editor and Deputy Editor.

SPORF
Jacque Talbot
 has joined digital sports publishing brand SPORF as Editor. Jacque, who is NCTJ qualified, has bylines in various titles including The Guardian, Daily Mail, The Set Pieces, The Football League Paper, The Sandbach Chronicle and more. He is based in Manchester and can be reached via email or found on Twitter @jac_talbot

The Sun
Harry Petitt 
has changed roles at The Sun and is now Technology & Science Assistant Editor. Previously a Reporter on the same desk, Harry can still be reached at the same email address. His Twitter handle is @Harry_Pettit_

The Sunday Times 
Ben Preston
, Executive Editor, is now in charge of Culture & Arts at The Sunday Times. He edits CULTURE magazine and all arts coverage for The Sunday Times. Ben can be found on Twitter @rtbenpreston


Freelance Update - Paul F Cockburn 
Edinburgh-based magazine journalist Paul F Cockburn is available for freelance work this August covering the various Edinburgh Festivals. He is a regular contributor of features, interviews and reviews to titles as varied as The Scots Magazine, DisabilityArts.Online, and BBC Sky at Night. If you’re looking for on-the-spot coverage of the Edinburgh International Festival, Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Edinburgh International Film Festival, or Edinburgh Art Festival, get in touch. Find him on Twitter @paulfcockburn

Freelance Update - Gareth Mason 
Rum 'n' Coca: Cautionary Tales from Latin America is the recently self-published travel memoir from freelance journalist and psychotherapist, Gareth Mason, which discusses his experiences living and working in the region during the early noughties while examining the often dark forces behind its development. The book features self-penned illustrations and photographs. Full details can be found on his website

Freelance Update - Jessica Phillips
Jessica Phillips
has left her role as Social Media Editor at The Telegraph to go freelance. She is now available for freelance social media consultancy work and writing commissions. Her speciality areas are reproductive and mental health and profile features, and she has previously been published in Refinery29, TeenVogue, Vice, British GQ, Insider, i news, Metro, Pop Sugar and Square Mile. Jessica can be found on Twitter @jj_phillips1

 

 

 


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