05 August 2021
Media Moves UK
/ by Natalie Beale
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Freelance Update - Lucy Partington
International Media Moves
Katie Razzall (@katierazz), the multi-award-winning UK Editor and presenter of Newsnight, has been appointed Culture Editor for BBC News, effective from November. Katie replaces Arts Editor Will Gompertz in the new post, which reflects a broader scope in the role, covering arts, entertainment and embracing culture in all its forms across the UK.
Callum Hoare has been promoted to Acting Science Editor at Express.co.uk after almost three years as a Senior Special Projects Reporter. Tips, press releases and interview requests can be sent to his email address. Callum can be found tweeting at @callumhoare_
Shannon Mahanty recently started as Entertainment Director at Grazia, where she will be booking covers and writing and commissioning culture and entertainment content across the magazine and online. Shannon can be reached via email or found on Twitter @shannonmahanty
Andrew Gregory will be joining The Guardian from September as Health Editor. Andrew, who has been at The Sunday Times since 2018, can be found on Twitter @andrewgregory
There have been a number of changes in the Hearst Lifestyle division, encompassing Good Housekeeping, Prima and Red:
Emma Justice has been appointed Deputy Editor of Good Housekeeping.
Arielle Tchiprout has been appointed Health & Wellbeing Commissioning Editor across the Lifestyle titles.
Anna Bonet has been appointed Senior Celebrity Writer across the Lifestyle titles.
Jodie Dunworth has been appointed Fashion Assistant in the Lifestyle fashion team.
Francesca Rice has been appointed Digital Editor of Red.
Sue Smith has been appointed Group Chief Sub Editor of the Hearst Lifestyle production hub.
Amy Atkinson has been appointed Deputy Chief Sub Editor in the Hearst Lifestyle production hub.
Clare O’Dwyer has been appointed Sub Editor in the Hearst Lifestyle production hub.
Hafsa Malik has joined the Lifestyle digital team as a Content Trainee.
Helen Coffey has been appointed Travel Editor for The Independent. Helen, Deputy Head of Travel since 2017, can be found on Twitter @LenniCoffey
Adam Bloodworth has joined JOE.co.uk as a Features Writer. He will focus on entertainment, culture and lifestyle stories and can be found on Twitter @adamzx
Ailbhe Macmahon has been appointed Senior Travel Writer at MailOnline and reports into Travel Editor, Ted Thornhill. Ailbhe was previously Entertainment Reporter at the Daily Star.
Joe Burn has moved to MyLondon from Stoke-on-Trent Live and is now a Local Democracy Content Editor. He can be found on Twitter @Journojoeburn
Immy Share has joined News Shopper as a Digital Reporter. She was previously a Live Reporter at the Yorkshire Evening Post and can be reached on Twitter @ImmyShare
Mitchell Labiak, previously Chief Investigative Reporter, has been promoted to News and Finance Editor at Property Week. He can be found on Twitter @mitchell_labiak
Riya Makwana has been appointed as a Finance and Data Reporter. Riya, previously Multimedia Journalist, can be found on Twitter @Riya_Makwana
Joe Krishnan has joined Reach as a Network Sports Writer working across the Mirror, Star and Express. He was previously a Sport Journalist for the Evening Standard. Joe can be found on Twitter @joekrishnan
Megan Baynes, previously a Social Reporter for PA Media, has joined Sky News as a News Reporter. Megan can be found on Twitter @megbaynes
Amy Packham is now Chief Editor at Smiley News, joining them from her Life Editor role at HuffPost UK. Amy can be found on Twitter @amypackham15
Jack Hardwick has started as a Showbiz Reporter at The Sun. Jack, previously a Senior Showbiz Correspondent at the Daily Star Online, can be found on Twitter @jackhardwick93
Harriet Kean has been appointed as a Features Associate at Tatler. Harriet, previously a Freelance Journalist, can be reached via email. Her Twitter handle is @harrietkean
Emily Whitwam has joined Tyla as Social Media Editor. She previously worked across digital and editorial on the Reach magazine hub. Emily can be reached via email or found on Instagram @emily_whitwam
Freelance Update - Lucy Partington
After three and a half years at Stylist, beauty editor Lucy Partington has left to go freelance full-time. Lucy has written for titles including British Vogue, Cosmopolitan UK, British Airways High Life, Harrods Magazine, Red, Marie Claire and My Imperfect Life. Lucy will be available for commercial copywriting, press release writing, editorial commissions across print and digital spanning beauty, lifestyle and plus size fashion, brand consultancy, as well as being open to social media collaborations and any presenting or hosting opportunities. She is interested in hearing from relevant PRs about new launches and events. Contact Lucy via email or find her on Twitter @lucyparts
International Media Moves
Money Management Australia
Laura Dew has been promoted to Features Editor at Money Management Australia. Prior to this, she was a Senior Reporter at the publication covering fund management. She was previously a Deputy News Editor and a Senior Asset Management Correspondent at Investment Week in London, UK. Laura can be reached by email and on Twitter @lauradewMM
Chris Dastoor is now News Editor at Money Management Australia and Super Review. He joined the Money Management team after completing a degree in Journalism while working for various community media outlets. Chris can be contacted by email and can be found on Twitter @ChrisDastoor
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