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Daily Mirror 
Dezeen
Drapers
Fabric
GlobalCapital
The Herald (Scotland)
The Highlight
The Independent
Insider UK
Liverpool Echo
MailOnline
Newsquest
News UK
Reach plc
Society of Editors 
Trusted Reviews
Freelance Update - Beth Neil

 

Daily Mirror
Rhian Lubin
 has been appointed as a Specialist Journalist (Climate Crisis & International Development) at the Daily Mirror. She is part of a 12-month project at the Mirror, working with young people around the world and empowering them to tell their stories about the climate crisis. Rhian, previously a Feature Writer for the paper, can be found on Twitter @rhianlubin

Dezeen 
Alice Finney
 is now a Design Reporter for Dezeen in addition to her freelance work for the British Journal of Photography, SLEEK and other outlets. Alice is based in London and can be found on Instagram @alicefinney

Drapers 
Sally Hales 
has been appointed Acting Deputy Editor at Drapers, covering Jill Geoghegan's maternity leave. Sally, who will work across both the magazine and website, was previously a freelance travel and arts writer and editor. 
Kimberly Lavéy has been appointed Digital Editor at Drapers. Previously a freelance digital, social media and commercial editor, she will now be overseeing the daily update of the Drapers website, social media and all digital engagement plus writing and editing content. Kimberly would like to hear more about fashion business, news, retail, analysis, reports and more, and can be reached via email.

Fabric 
The team behind Fabric magazine have left Bookmark Content to establish a new agency. Hatton Collective (www.hattoncollective.com) will be a fully remote, agile publishing agency, bringing all the benefits and experience of their traditional bricks-and-mortar-agency background to a new world of work. Liz Skone James is the Editorial Director.

GlobalCapital 
Financial Journalist Silas Brown has been appointed Leveraged Finance Editor at GlobalCapital, where he was previously Loans and Private Debt Editor. Silas can be reached via email or found on Twitter @silasfelixbrown

The Herald (Scotland)
Caitlyn Dewar
has moved to The Herald as a Digital Journalist. previously an Edinburgh Specialist Reporter at the Edinburgh Evening News and The Scotsman, Caitlyn can be found on Twitter @caitlyndewar

The Highlight 
LOOKFANTASTIC has launched a new bi-monthly digital magazine, The Highlight, with beauty news, exclusive celebrity interviews, wellness and lifestyle features. Natalie Ticehurst and Sheeva Fallahi are Editor and Deputy Editor respectively, with Ellie Taylor and Alice MacFarlane as Beauty Writers. 

The Independent   
Anna Isaac
 has been appointed as Economics Editor at The Independent. Anna, who is based in London, was previously Trade and Economics Correspondent at POLITICO Europe. She can be found on Twitter @Annaisaac

Insider UK
James Dean
has joined Insider UK as Deputy Editor, Business. James, who is based in London, was previously Chief Business Correspondent at The Times. He can be found on Twitter @jamesDinsider

Liverpool Echo 
Joe Rimmer
 has been appointed Head of Football at the Liverpool Echo. Previously Sport Audience Editor at the title, Joe can be reached at the same email address or found on Twitter @JoeRimmer88

MailOnline 
James Gant
has been promoted to Senior News Reporter at MailOnline. James joined the title in 2018 as a trainee after finishing his Journalism MA. He can be found on Twitter @jsgant

Newsquest
Belinda Ryan
is now a Local Democracy Reporter at Newsquest, covering Cheshire East. Belinda, a former Chief Reporter at the Crewe Chronicle, can be found on Twitter @JournoBel

News UK 
Chantelle Symester
 has started a new role as Lead E-commerce and Affiliates Editor at News UK. Previously Senior Content Commercialisation Editor at the Daily Mirror, Chantelle can be found on Twitter @csymester

Reach plc 
Rob Parsons
is joining Reach as Editor of The Northern Agenda, the new online brand focusing on the politics of the North of England. It will consist of a newsletter and podcast as well as other formats, featuring journalism from reporters at titles including the Manchester Evening News, Liverpool Echo, Hull Daily Mail, Newcastle daily The Chronicle, Yorkshire Live, Lancs Live and Cheshire Live. Rob, currently Political Editor at The Yorkshire Post, joins on 26 July. He can be found on Twitter @RobParsonsYP

Society of Editors 
The Society of Editors has announced the appointment of Dawn Alford as its new Executive Director. Dawn has had an extensive career in newspapers and as a magazine editor. She has also spent more than 10 years as an editorial content director for digital and print content agencies. She began her career on the Exeter Leader, a Northcliffe weekly before going to work on the city’s evening title, the Express and Echo. She later worked as crime reporter and chief reporter at the Southampton Daily Echo. On national titles, she worked in various reporting and executive roles including for the Sunday Express, Daily Express, Mirror, Sunday People and the New Day.

Trusted Reviews 
Gemma Ryles 
has started at Trusted Reviews as a Staff Writer. She recently graduated from Leeds Beckett University with a Journalism degree and has worked with national outlets, covering breaking news stories to reviews for some of the world's worst Steam games. Reach Gemma via email or find her on Twitter @RylesGemma

 

Freelance Update - Beth Neil 
Beth Neil 
recently left Fabulous magazine where she was Assistant Editor (Celebrity) and is available for freelance work. She is keen to hear from anyone looking for profile interviews, opinion pieces, press packs, ghostwriting, panel hosting and media consultancy. Reach Beth via phone or email or find her on Twitter @bethneil and Instagram @bethgneil

 

 


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