10 August 2021
Media Moves UK
/ by Natalie Beale
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South West Business Insider
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Richard Burgess has begun a new role as Executive Editor UK News Content at BBC News. Richard, previously UK News Editor, can be reached via email or found on Twitter @rburgessbbc
David Wren has started at the Daily Record and Sunday Mail as Assistant Live News Editor. Previously Head of News at the Dundee Evening Telegraph, David can be found on Twitter @dwren6
Abbie Llewelyn is now Special Projects Editor for Express.co.uk. Abbie has held various reporting roles at the title since 2018 and will now lead a team covering a variety of topics in more in-depth, investigative stories. She can be found on Twitter @Abbie_Llewelyn
There have been a number of changes on the Express.co.uk lifestyle team:
Lauren O'Callaghan has been promoted to Acting Head of Lifestyle, Travel and Personal Finance. She welcomes contact from those across Lifestyle (health, property & garden, diets & fitness, cars, royal, food and style), Travel and Personal Finance to organise exclusive features and interviews.
Sarra Gray has been promoted to Acting Lifestyle Editor, covering property & garden, diets & fitness, cars, royal, food and style.
Emily Hodgkin has been promoted to Influencer Editor, and is keen to hear from experts with strong social media followings across all areas of Lifestyle, Travel, Health and Personal Finance for interview and feature opportunities.
Rebecca Miller, currently Senior TV Reporter, will be joining the team as Senior Lifestyle Reporter on 23 August.
Luke Chillingsworth has been promoted to Acting Senior Cars Reporter. Felix Reeves has joined as Motoring News Reporter. Both are keen to hear from PRs and experts across the motoring and car industry.
Sara Kante has joined as UK Travel Reporter. She would like to hear from PRs, experts and business owners from the UK travel and tourism industry.
Priya Kingsley-Adam has joined as Home & Garden Reporter. She would like to hear from PRs, architects, experts and interior designers across the property and gardening sectors.
Dorothy Reddin has joined as Royal Lifestyle Reporter, writing about the Royal Family across all sections of Lifestyle and Travel.
Fernanda Braune Brackenrich has been promoted to Senior US Engagement Editor at the Financial Times, which she joined in 2019 from The New York Times. Fernanda can be found on Twitter @nandabraune and LinkedIn.
Cosmopolitan and Women’s Health have announced the following Fashion Team update. The team will be leading content for both brands across print and digital:
Saskia Quirke has been appointed Fashion Director.
Natasha Harding has been appointed Fashion Editor.
Maddy Alford has been appointed Shopping Editor.
Sophie Lean has been appointed Bookings Editor.
Courtney Smith has been appointed Fashion Assistant.
Kate Nicholson has joined HuffPost UK as a Senior Trends Reporter. Previously a News Reporter at Reach plc, Kate can be found on Twitter @nicholson_kate1
Bradley Gerrard is guest editing i’s business pages and online coverage for the next three weeks, covering leave taken by both Business Editor Chris Newlands and Deputy Business and Money Editor Alys Key. Please send relevant business news to Bradley’s i email address from now until 27 August. Money stories should continue to be sent to Money Editor Sarah Davidson.
Róisín Lanigan is now Editor at i-D, where her title was previously News Editor, and she will be covering a broader range of topics. Róisín also works freelance and can be reached via email or found on Twitter @rosielanners
Oswin Grady has joined Kelsey Media as Publisher across its Sports & Activity brands, including The Great Outdoors, Outdoor Fitness & Adventure, Sea Angler, ClayCraft and Boxing News. Oswin has held senior roles at TI Media, Immediate Media and Bauer Media.
Susan Watson has returned to her role as Commissioning Fiction Editor at My Weekly magazine following maternity leave. She is keen to hear about new book releases and all fiction related news. She can be contacted via email and can be found on Twitter at @MWFictionEditor. Susan is currently working from home so book proofs for review should be sent to her home address – please contact by email for details.
Matt Maltby has been appointed Head of National Sports Network Desk at Reach plc, leading coverage across the Mirror, Star and Express. Contact Matt via email or find him on Twitter @mattjmaltby
South West Business Insider
Michael Ribbeck has been promoted to Editor of the Insider Media magazine South West Business Insider. Michael, who has worked in journalism for over 25 years, joined them last year as Deputy Editor. He can be found on Twitter @ribsy1
Emily Craigie has started at Teesside Live as a Local Democracy Reporter, where she will mainly be covering Middlesbrough Council. Emily can be contacted via email or found on Twitter @EmilyCraigie
Freelance Update - Liam Freeman
Liam Freeman, previously Senior Features Editor at Vogue, has now gone freelance. He covers art, culture and fashion as well as sustainability and LGBTQIA+ issues. Liam can be reached via email or found on Instagram @freemans_land
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