UK Media Moves: Thursday 17 October

UK Media Moves including Sainsbury's Magazine, The Herald and Evening Times group, Professional Adviser, HOUSING TODAY, The Grocer and more!

Cheshire Live
Drapers
DYNAMIC
Essential Kitchen Bathroom Bedroom
The Grocer
The Herald (Scotland) / Evening Times (Glasgow)
HOUSING TODAY
It’s Beautiful / Oswestry Life
Plastic Free Central
The Points Guy UK
Professional Adviser
Refinery29 (UK)
Sainsbury's magazine
TES
Freelance Update - Arabella St John Parker
Freelance Update - Sarah Wilson
BSME Editors of The Year Award 2019
Amnesty Media Awards 2020
The London Grill Club
Women in Journalism

Cheshire Live
Liam Beard has been appointed Live News Reporter at Cheshire Live. Previously a US TV Reporter at the Daily Express, Liam still covers TV and is interested in LGBTQ+ issues. He can be found tweeting at twitter.com/liambeard

Drapers
Graeme Moran has been promoted to Associate Editor at Drapers, where he was previously Head of Content for fashion and features. His Instagram can be found at www.instagram.com/graeme_moran

DYNAMIC
Platinum Publishing has launched the new magazine DYNAMIC. It is for women in business by women in business and is packed with inspirational stories from the likes of Michelle Mone, Kathy Caton, Victoria Kerton and Penny Streeter. Kate Morton is Features Editor.

Essential Kitchen Bathroom Bedroom
Dominique Corlett has been appointed Editor of Essential Kitchen Bathroom Bedroom following the magazine’s move to Immediate Media, Bristol, from Hubert Burda Media UK.

The Grocer
Daniel Woolfson has been promoted Food & Drink Editor at The Grocer. Prior to this, he was Drinks Editor. Daniel can be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/woolfsondrinks

The Herald (Scotland) / Evening Times (Glasgow)
Paige Beresford has been appointed Freelance Multimedia Journalist at the The Herald and Evening Times group. She also freelances for BBC Sport Scotland can be found tweeting at twitter.com/_paigeberesford. Examples of her work can be found here

HOUSING TODAY
Joey Gardiner has taken on a new role as Contributing Editor (news) for the online title Housing Today, where he will be creating and overseeing news output. Launched this year, Housing Today is an online news and analysis service serving the private and public sector organisations leading the reform of the housebuilding industry and delivering on the ambition to build 300,000 homes a year.

It’s Beautiful / Oswestry Life
Victoria McKenna has been appointed Group Editor at DTS Media, which publishes It’s Beautiful and Oswestry Life magazines. Vicky, who was previously Fashion & Beauty Editor, can be found tweeting at twitter.com/victoriajmck

Plastic Free Central
Plastic Free Central (www.plasticfreecentral.co.uk) is a new website for plastic alternatives, news, family activities and gift ideas. Editor Emma Kay can be found tweeting at twitter.com/plasticfreecent

The Points Guy UK
Hayley Coyle has been appointed Features Editor at The Points Guy UK. Prior to this she was a Freelance Travel and Lifestyle Editor. Hayley will focus on travel, hotels and aviation. She can be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/haylzee

Professional Adviser
Claire Tyrrell has been appointed Senior Reporter at Professional Adviser. Prior to this she was as a Reporter at The West Australian. Claire will cover financial advice matters, multi-asset investing, pensions, retirement and financial regulation.

Refinery29 (UK)
Jessica Morgan is now a Staff Writer at Refinery29. Prior to this, she was Shopping Writer for Yahoo Style UK. She has held positions at The Independent, Evening Standard and Yahoo Style UK, as well as contributing to ELLE, gal-dem, Grazia, Harper's Bazaar, The Times, Metro.co.uk and Stylist. Jessica will be compiling the daily news content for Refinery29 and is interested in articles on various different topics, ranging from politics, women's rights, fashion, women's health, beauty, mental health, consumer affairs, race and sustainability. Jessica can be found tweeting at twitter.com/jnoahmorgan

Sainsbury's magazine
Sarah Akhurst has now joined Sainsbury's magazine as Food Director. Sarah, who was previously Editor of Co-op's Food magazine, can be found tweeting at twitter.com/akkers.

TES
Claudia Civinini is now a Reporter at TES. Previously Data Editor at The PIE (Professionals in International Education) she can be found tweeting at twitter.com/claudiacivinini

Freelance Update - Arabella St John Parker
Arabella St John Parker’s year-long contract as Contributing Editor for Grand Designs concludes at the end of October and she will once more be available for freelance writing and editing commissions, consulting and special projects, with a special focus on interiors, gardens, architecture and lifestyle. She is happy to continue to receive news updates and to hear about new and exclusive case studies, pitches and interview opportunities related to those areas.

Freelance Update - Sarah Wilson
Writer and Editor Sarah Wilson is available for commissions related to interiors, gardening, travel and food content. Her work has appeared in Country Homes & Interiors, Homes & Gardens, Grand Designs, Woman & Home, Good Housekeeping, Candis and Modern Gardens. Her bio and most recent work (for October 19 issues only) can be viewed here: www.clippings.me/sarahwilsonjourno. Sarah also writes about art and architecture, and is Editor of The William Morris Society magazine.

BSME Editors of The Year Award 2019
The shortlist for the 2019 BSME Editors of The Year Award has been announced. The winners will be announced at the Awards Dinner on 19 November at the Sheraton Grand London Park Lane. The shortlist can be viewed at www.bsme.com/2019-bsme-awards-shortlist

Amnesty Media Awards 2020
Amnesty International UK is inviting entries for its 28th annual Media Awards, a prestigious set of awards that recognise the vital role journalists play and the serious risks they face in highlighting human rights abuses around the world. Entries can now be submitted at: amnesty-media-awards.org.uk. The closing date for entries is Thursday 23 January 2020 and the award ceremony will be held in London on Wednesday 22 April 2020. Entries must be from a media outlet based in the UK and published or broadcast for the first time in the UK between 1 January and 31 December 2019.

The London Grill Club
The next guests for The London Grill Club have been announced:

12 November - Peter Hain. A Remainer will be joining - will we be in or out of the EU then?

3 December - Richard Tice, Brexit Party Chairman

The first event is at Shampers, 4 Kingly Street, W1, just off Regents Street at the Oxford Circus end, at 12.15 for a 12.45 start. The other venue is TBC.

David Selves will give the guests a grilling after a mixed grill meal and the audience are invited to submit questions either in advance, which will have more chance of being called, or before the meal on the date. The questioners selected will be invited to put their question from the floor as a part of the grilling process. Tickets are £27.50 each.

Women in Journalism
Women in Journalism have announced the following events:

Women in the News: What more can be done? – Thursday 28 October
In 2019, there are far fewer women than men being quoted and featured in the news media. It is crucial for newsrooms to give their audiences a more representative view of society and draw upon diverse voices to tell stories. Join Women in Journalism and Bloomberg for an evening discussion looking at how newsrooms are taking action to increase the representation of women and diverse sources, what still needs to be done, and why it matters.

It takes place at the Bloomberg European Headquarters. Doors open at 5.30pm for a 6.15pm start, followed by drinks and networking until 8.30pm. Find out more about the panelists and book a place here.

Pale, Male & Posh: How to make our Newsroom more Diverse – Tuesday 19 November
Join WIJ and the Journalists’ Charity discuss this topic. It takes place at the Reach plc offices in One Canada Square, London. Doors open at 6.30pm for a 7pm start. Find out more about the panel here.

WIJ Christmas Party – Monday 9 December
Jingle all the way down to News UK’s offices for the Christmas party! It takes place at 7-9pm.

Journalists’ Carols – Monday 16 December
Everyone is welcome to gather at St. Brides Church for an evening of carols and Christmas treats all in aid of the Journalists’ Charity. Doors open at 6pm.

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