UK Media Moves: Thursday 3 October

UK Media Moves including Design Week, The Yorkshire Post, Business Insider, COSMOPOLITAN, the Daily Mail and much more!

Business Insider
COSMOPOLITAN
Daily Mail
Design Week
Flight International
Harper’s Bazaar / Town & Country
HomeStyle / Your Home
i
ITV News
Legal Week
The Mail on Sunday
The New European
NME
Surrey Living magazine
TI Media
Time Out London
The Yorkshire Post
Freelance Update - Bella Battle
Freelance Update - Vanessa Chandler
Freelance Update - Hugo Lowell
Freelance Update - Portia Lubbock
Freelance Update - Jonathon Rogers
Freelance Update - Anna Woodham
Amnesty Media Awards 2020
Women in Journalism
Headlinemoney Masterclass 2019
BSME Christmas Quiz

Business Insider
Rob Pricehas been appointed Acting Executive Editor at Business Insider in London, overseeing the UK team. Rob will return to San Francisco after the recruitment process where he'll return as Correspondent. He can be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/robaeprice

COSMOPOLITAN
Jodie McEwan has been appointed Picture Editor at COSMOPOLITAN. She was previously Deputy Picture Editor at The Times Magazine, where she had worked since 2015. Jodie can be found tweeting at twitter.com/jodiemacc

Daily Mail
Claire Bloomfield has joined the sports desk at the Daily Mail. In her new role Claire will be leading coverage of women’s football as well as working across other sports. She can be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/CBloomfield_DM

Design Week
Molly Long has been appointed Reporter at Design Week. Molly will cover branding, graphics, new products, interiors, packaging and events.

Flight International
Jonathan Robins has been appointed Air Transport Reporter at Flight International. Prior to this he was providing shipping coverage at IHS Markit. Jonathan can be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/jrobinsuk

Harper’s Bazaar / Town & Country
Following the departure of Justine Picardie on 29th November 2019, Lydia Slater will become Acting Editor of Harper’s Bazaar and Town & Country. Lydia is currently Deputy Editor of both brands and has worked very closely with Justine since 2015. Bazaar’s Associate Editor, Frances Hedges, will become Acting Deputy Editor.

HomeStyle / Your Home
Anna-Lisa De’Ath, previously Editor-in-Chief of Your Home and Editorial Director for HomeStyle at Hubert Burda Media UK, has moved with the titles to Immediate Media's Specialist Division in Bristol and will be Editor-in-Chief across both titles. She would like to receive releases, products and event/launch invitations relating to home interiors, interior design, home improvement, shopping, gardening, crafts, food, DIY and book launches.

i
Vicky Spratt has been appointed Housing Correspondent at the i. She will be building on her current reporting, analysis, investigations and commentary on housing for the paper. Vicky can also be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/victoria_spratt and on Instagram at www.instagram.com/vicky.spratt

ITV News
Matt Brindley has been appointed Head of Output at ITV News, where he was previously Deputy Managing Editor. Matt can be found tweeting at twitter.com/mattbrindley1

Legal Week
Varsha Patel has been appointed as a Reporter at Legal Week. Varsha, who was previously a Senior Editor at LexisNexis, will cover continental Europe, in-house lawyers, and the Big Four. She is on LinkedIn and can be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/varshapatel_

The Mail on Sunday
Charlotte Griffiths is now back from leave. Charlotte is the Diary Editor at The Mail on Sunday. She wants to hear about events and can be found tweeting at https://twitter.com/mosdiary

The New European
Jasper Copping has been appointed Editor of The New European, replacing Matt Kelly, who founded the newspaper in 2016. Jasper was previously News Desk Chief and prior to that worked for the Eastern Daily Press.

NME
Alex Flood has been appointed Film and TV Editor at NME. Prior to this he was a Freelance Journalist for various entertainment and culture outlets. Alex will commission all of NME's film and TV content. He is interested in pitches for timely comment pieces, longer features and interviews. He can be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/aflood63

Surrey Living magazine
Katy Pearson has been appointed Editor of Surrey Living magazine, which launches in November. She is also editor of Essex Living magazine and Sussex Prestige magazine. Katy is interested in hearing about interiors, fashion, beauty and celebrity stories based in Surrey and Essex. She can be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/whatkatydid_uk

TI Media
The following changes have been announced on TI Media's Life & Style social media team:

Becky Coyne has been appointed Head of Social Media.

Lauren Goody and Hannah Gulliver-Jones have been appointed Social Media Producers.

The team, which looks after social media for the Life & Style portfolio, including woman&home, Idealhome.co.uk and goodtoknow.co.uk, is keen to hear about any new food, beauty and home product releases and social campaign opportunities.

Time Out London
Jessica Phillips has been appointed Junior Social Media Editor at Time Out London. Jessica will be overseeing the social channels, as well as writing news stories about London-based events and openings across lifestyle, art, culture, music and film. She is particularly interested in independent events, vegetarian and vegan venues, the wellness market and country music. Previously Social Producer at Metro.co.uk, Jessica can be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/jj_phillips1

The Yorkshire Post
Geraldine Scott has been appointed Westminster Correspondent at The Yorkshire Post. Geraldine was previously Health and Political Correspondent at Archant. She can be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/geri_e_l_scott

Freelance Update - Bella Battle
Bella Battle has left her role as Contributing Editor at The Sun to go freelance after 13 years working across the paper and website. She is available for writing and editing commissions on all women's lifestyle and general features topics, and is keen to write first-person pieces in particular. She would also like to receive news and updates from PRs within the women's lifestyle market. Bella can be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/bellabattle and on Instagram at www.instagram.com/bellabattle

Freelance Update - Vanessa Chandler
Freelance Picture Researcher/Administrator Vanessa Chandler is available for part time bookings as a picture researcher and is also interested in media administrative roles. She previously worked on the picture desks for new! and Star magazine as a picture researcher. She has 22 years' experience on picture desks.

Freelance Update - Hugo Lowell
Freelance reporter and Washington correspondent Hugo Lowell is available for commissions on political investigations and the impeachment inquiry surrounding President Donald Trump. He has written for The Telegraph and The Independent, and previously covered sports news for the i newspaper. He can be found tweeting at twitter.com/hugolowell

Freelance Update - Portia Lubbock
Portia Lubbock has left her role as Style Editor at Essential Kitchen Bathroom Bedroom Magazine to go freelance, and is now available for styling, commercial shoots, copywriting, and online content. She specialises in interiors but is open to working on other projects too. Her website can be viewed at www.designbyportia.com and she can be found on Instagram at www.instagram.com/designbyportia

Freelance Update - Jonathon Rogers
Jonathon Rogers is available for freelance commissions on all things sports related. He currently works as Head of Editorial for ProgrammeMaster and has previously worked for Crystal Palace FC, as well as freelancing for The History Channel, the South London Press and Eurosport. Examples of his work can be found at jonathonrogers.com and he can be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/JonnyRogers9

Freelance Update - Anna Woodham
Freelance Fashion Editor & Stylist Anna Woodham is available for commissions related to womenswear styling and art directing. Anna has many years of experience working for titles such as YOU magazine, The Telegraph Magazine, Grazia Middle East and was formerly Fashion Editor at S Magazine. She has also styled for brands such as Selfridges, Debenhams, F&F, Tu, Simply Be, Marks & Spencer, Lipsy, and Miss Selfridge. Anna can be found on Instagram at www.instagram.com/anna_woodham_stylist_ and her website can be viewed at www.annawoodham.com

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.

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

In Conversation with Cathy Newman – Thursday 10 October
Cathy Newman is the first woman to be a main presenter on Channel 4 News. She spent over a decade in Fleet Street, latterly with the Financial Times. Since joining Channel 4 News in 2006, she has broadcast a string of investigations and scoops, including harassment allegations against the Liberal Democrat peer Lord Rennard. She also writes about politics for the Telegraph, while her book “Bloody Brilliant Women: Pioneers, Revolutionaries and Geniuses Your History Teacher Forgot to Mention” was published in 2018.

It will be chaired by Eleanor Mills, WIJ chair, editorial director of the Sunday Times and editor of the Sunday Times Magazine. It takes place at the University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, London, W1B 2UW. Doors open at 6.30pm, for a 7pm start, followed by drinks at 9pm. Book tickets here.

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.

Headlinemoney Masterclass 2019
Headlinemoney will hold its annual Masterclass for new financial journalists on Wednesday 16 October 2019 at the Hallam Conference Centre, London W1 This free, one-day course is ideal for first/second-jobbers new to covering finance who need an intensive course in key areas. Sessions are presented by industry experts, each providing an overview of a particular sector. This year’s topics include pensions, challenger banks, personal money management & payment tech, mortgages, insurance and credit. A full agenda can be found here. As well as improving understanding of key finance-related issues, the Headlinemoney Masterclass also provides attendees with the opportunity to make great new press contacts and generate excellent story ideas. Register here.

BSME Christmas Quiz
The BSME Christmas Quiz is back, returning to The Phoenix Arts Club on Monday 25 November, and hosted by Simon O’Hagan of the Radio Times as quizmaster. It’s time to hone your general knowledge, sharpen up your inter-team competitive spirit and book your team of six – or a smaller group and we’ll make up composite tables where necessary. Tickets cost just £28 + VAT, or £150 + VAT for a table of six. The price includes a couple of drinks, sharing platters for the tables, a cracking prize for the winning table AND the famous bumper BSME Christmas gift bag for everyone who takes part! There will also be a raffle in aid of SKRUM, which fights the spread of HIV and AIDS in Swaziland, a country where 27% of people over the age of 15 are infected. Click here to book.

About Natalie Beale

Natalie is Cision’s Senior Alerts Editor.

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