09 December 2021
/ by Natalie Beale
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Studio Producer Hannah Watson has moved from The One Show to Morning Live and is currently interested in topical stories, health, wellness, food, drink, entertainment and lifestyle.
Giulia Morpurgo is now a Leveraged Finance and High Yield Reporter for Bloomberg. Giulia is based in London and was previously a Senior Reporter for Debtwire where she covered European distressed debt and restructuring. She can be found on Twitter @gmorpurgo
William Robins (@will_robins), previously Editor of Citywire New Model Adviser, has started a new role on a Citywire project writing for the asset management community. Charles Walmsley succeeds Will as Editor and Jack Gilbert (@JackGilbert13) has been appointed Deputy Editor. Laura Purkess (@laurapurkess) is now News Editor.
Tynan Barton has been appointed Acting Editor (maternity cover) at Employee Benefits, where she has been Features Editor since 2011. Tynan can be reached via email or found on Twitter @tynanbartoneb
Adam May has been promoted from Multimedia Journalist to Senior Multimedia Journalist at HertsLive, where he covers breaking news, court stories, human interest features and trending content from across Hertfordshire. Contact Adam via email or find him on Twitter @a_mayjourno
The following editorial updates have been announced at Cosmetics Business and Pure Beauty:
Lucy Tandon-Copp has stepped down from her position as Group Editor of Cosmetics Business.
Julia Wray has been promoted to Co-Team Manager of Cosmetics Business and remains Editor of the publication.
Sarah Parsons has been promoted to Editor of Pure Beauty as well as Digital Editor of Cosmetics Business; she was previously Acting Editor of Pure Beauty. Sarah wants to hear from new brands entering the UK market, as well as international beauty news, exclusive interview opportunities and guest articles.
Megan Fahy has joined as a Staff Writer on the Cosmetics Business and Pure Beauty team. Megan, who wants to hear about product launches, retail and marketing news, is based in Ireland and would be interested in hearing from Irish-based PR agencies and beauty brands.
James Whitbrook has been appointed Deputy Editor at io9. James, who has been writing for the site since 2014, can be reached via email or found on Twitter @Jwhitbrook
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Karlina Valeiko has been promoted to Features Editor for loveEXPLORING and loveFOOD. Karlina was previously a Senior Writer for the sites and can continued to be reached at the same email address. Her Twitter handle is @mrs_karlina
Connor Boyd was recently promoted to Deputy Health Editor at MailOnline, where he was previously Assistant Health Editor. Connor can be found on Twitter @connor_boyd_
Richard Duggan will be joining Newsquest in the new year as Regional Editor for Lancashire & Greater Manchester. He currently heads the Reach sites BedfordshireLive, CambridgeshireLive, EssexLive, HertsLive and PeterboroughLive. In his new role he will oversee the Bolton News, Lancashire Telegraph and Oldham Times. Richard can be found on Twitter @RJKDuggan
Imogen McGuckin is now a Senior Reporter at Somerset Live. Imogen joined the title in 2020 as a Trainee Digital Reporter and can continue to be reached at the same email address. Her Twitter handle is @imogen_mcguckin
Ella Walker, previously Deputy Features & Lifestyle Editor at PA Media, has started at The Sun as Health Features Editor. Ella is looking for health and wellbeing pitches and tips, celebrity interview opportunities, as well as real life stories and case studies, and can be reached via email or found on Twitter @EllaEWalker
Elle Rudd has been appointed Social Editor for UNILAD, joining them from her Senior Social Producer role at Metro.co.uk. Elle can be found on Twitter @ElleRudd_
Lauren Bell has been appointed as Senior Writer/Researcher at Which? Travel. She will be working on consumer rights investigations and travel advice features for the magazine and online, and is keen to receive travel press releases.
Bridie Wilkins has been appointed Fitness Editor at Women’s Health. She was previously Senior Health and Fitness writer at HELLO! and prior to that served as Acting Health and Fitness Writer at Women’s Health. Bridie can be reached via email or found on Instagram @bridiewilkins
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