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BBC Radio 6 Music
Daily Star
Dish Cult
Drapers
Hearst UK
Inside the Games
International Arts Manager
Lincolnshire Live
South Wales Argus
The Sun
Sunday Independent (Ireland)
The Sunday Times
Which?
Freelance Update - Cassie Powney
Freelance Update - Richard Vines
International Media Moves

 

BBC Radio 6 Music
Travel Writer Rob Crossan returns to BBC 6Music on Sunday afternoons (1pm-2pm) to present a second series of The Happiness Map, featuring musicians talking about their favourite places on earth and playing hand-picked tunes from that destination. The first episode airs this coming Sunday 8 August and features the Tune Yards guide to Lisbon followed by the Blessed Madonna's guide to Iceland on Sunday 15 August. Episodes are also available on BBC Sounds after broadcast. Rob continues to write travel and lifestyle features for the Daily Telegraph, Daily Mail, Sunday Times, Conde Nast Traveller, Daily Express, The Sun, BA High Life and Which? He also writes a monthly drinks column for Luxury London magazine called 'Good Libations'.

Daily Star
Jen Thomas
, previously freelance, has started a Showbiz and TV reporter role at the Daily Star Online. Jen can be found on Twitter @JournoJenThomas

Dish Cult
James Massoud
has joined Dish Cult as the new Content Lead. Replacing ResDiary.com, Dish Cult enables diners to easily find a venue, then book commission-free via their website and mobile app. Since 2019, Dish Cult has been promoting cafes, bars, and restaurants across New Zealand, and has now launched a website for UK venues. For collaborations on restaurants, venues, chefs, sommeliers and restaurateurs, James can be reached via email.

Drapers
Anna Behrmann
joined Drapers as Features Editor earlier this year, where she is now writing and editing features about the business of fashion. She was previously a freelance commissioning editor and writer at the and wrote features for publications including The Times, BBC, The Guardian, Wired, Glamour and Grazia. Reach Anna via email or find her on Twitter @annabehrmann

Hearst UK
Emma Franklin
 is now Cookery Editor responsible for all Food & Drink content in Red and Prima, in addition to her role on Good Housekeeping. She is keen to hear about food & drink products for the news and shopping pages, and will be commissioning book extracts across all titles. Emma can be found on social media @FoodieEmma
Meike Beck is now the Lifestyle Cookery Director at Hearst UK. In addition to her role at Good Housekeeping, Meike now oversees food & drink content for Red and Prima magazines. Email her regarding any new food and drink launches, as well as upcoming cookery books.

Inside the Games
Andrew Dowdeswell
has been appointed as Desk Editor for Olympics website Inside the Games. Previously a Freelance Writer, Andrew has had bylines in the Daily Mirror, the Daily Star, Liverpool ECHO and Manchester Evening News. He can be reached via email or found on Twitter @a_dowdeswell

International Arts Manager
Kevin Whitlock
has taken over as Editor of International Arts Manager Magazine. Kevin, who also works freelance for Jazzwise and Cash & Carry Management, can be found on LinkedIn.

Lincolnshire Live
Sam Cooper
has now joined Lincolnshire Live as a Content Editor. Sam can be reached via email  or found on Twitter @samcoopernews

South Wales Argus
Elis Sandford
is now a Digital Reporter for the South Wales Argus at Newsquest. Elis, previously an SEO Writer at Reach plc, can be contacted via email or found on Twitter @Elis_Sandford

The Sun
The Sun's Digital Consumer Editor Tara Evans has been promoted to Head of Consumer at The Sun leading the team across print and digital. Tara can be found on Twitter @TaraEvans

Sunday Independent (Ireland)
Joe Coyle
is now Design Editor at the Sunday Independent. Joe, previously freelance, has 20 years'​ experience working in local and national press. Reach Joe via email or find him on Twitter @joecoyledesign

The Sunday Times
Jon Yeomans
 is joining The Sunday Times this month as Deputy Business Editor. Jon has worked at The Telegraph for nearly seven years, most recently as Head of Digital (Business, Money & Technology). His Twitter handle is @JonLYeomans

Which?
Kate Pasola
has started at Which? as a Content Editor on the travel team following three years at COSMOPOLITAN UK. Kate can be found on Twitter @lordpasola and Instagram @lordpasola

Freelance Update - Cassie Powney
Cassie Powney
, former Beauty Editor at Cosmopolitan across print and digital, has announced her freelance details. With over 13 years’ experience in the industry, she has written for titles including The Daily ExpressFabulous, Closer, Goodhousekeeping.comThedebrief.co.ukElle.comRedonline.co.ukHarpersbazaar.com andThefuturelaboratory.com. Cassie is interested in hearing from beauty PRs and brands about new launches, and is available for commissions in beauty, lifestyle and parenting, as well as freelance shifts, copywriting and brand consultancy. She can be reached via email and @cassiepowney - her previous work can be viewed at www.cassiepowney.com.

 

Freelance Update - Richard Vines
Richard Vines has left his role as Chief Food Critic at Bloomberg News and is now freelance. For commissions and opportunities, Richard can be found on Instagram @richard.vines and Twitter @richardvines

 



International Media Moves

Tatler Homes Hong Kong
Andrea Lo
 has started as Editor of Tatler Homes Hong Kong, covering real estate, architecture, design and decor. Andrea worked as a Freelance Journalist for the past six years, covering lifestyle topics chiefly in Hong Kong and Macau. Between 2016 and 2019, she was also a Freelance Features Producer at CNN International's Hong Kong bureau. Before freelancing, she was a Staff Writer at the now-defunct HK Magazine. Andrea can be contacted by email or found on Twitter @andreas_lo

Guardian Australia
Celina Ribeiro
 has started as Assistant Editor at Guardian Australia, where she covers features, culture and lifestyle. Most recently, she was a Freelance Journalist in Australia and the UK. Celina can be reached by email and can be found on Twitter @celina_ribeiro_

 

 

 


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