UK Media Moves: Thursday 5 September


UK Media Moves including BBC Scotland, Bella, Condé Nast Traveller, Daily Express, Daily Star, Reach plc, Reuters, Sky News, TI Media and much more!

Air Cargo News (UK)
BBC Scotland
Bella
BizClik Media
Condé Nast Traveller
Crazy For
Daily Express
Daily Star
Daily Star Sunday
Global Franchise
Intellectual Property Magazine
Ipswich Star / East Anglian Daily Times
ITT Hub
Last Word Media
Media 10 Group
Reach plc
Reuters
Secret London
Sight & Sound
Sky News
Tempus
The Jackal
The PIE News
TI Media
TI Media
Freelance Update - Jessica Barrett
Freelance Update - Zoe Galloway
Freelance Update - Garima Garg
Freelance Update - Megan Tatum
Freelance Update - Sabine Wiesel
Journalist Update - Eddie Mitchell and Barry Keevins
Cision - Christmas Gifting
FPA Media Awards 2019
IBP Journalism Awards 2019
Garden Media Guild Awards 2019
BSME - Does a Magazine Need Paper?
Media Hub
Lessons from a journalist: How to secure media coverage
The Ultimate PR & Comms Training Day

Air Cargo News (UK)
Rachelle Harry has been appointed News Editor at Air Cargo News (UK), which is published by DVV Media.
Prior to this, she was Deputy Editor at Traffic Technology International and iVT International (Mark Allen Group). Rachelle will cover airfreight-related news for AirCargoNews.net, as well as contributing to the monthly magazine.

BBC Scotland
BBC Scotland's Consumer Affairs Correspondent Laura Miller will join the presenting team on TV news programme Reporting Scotland. Laura, who also presents The Nine on Fridays and who previously worked with STV News as a Reporter and news anchor, will join Sally Magnusson to share presenting duties following Jackie Bird's departure after 30 years. Laura will take up her new role, which will also include continuing to present The Nine on Fridays, in October. The full announcement can be viewed here.

Bella
Rachel Jones, Deputy Editor at Bella magazine, is now on sabbatical and set to return on 25 November. During this time, Georgina Finegan will be Acting Deputy Editor and should be contacted in Rachel's absence.

BizClik Media
Matthew High is now Editorial Director at BizClik Media. Prior to this, he was Editor for Cornwall Insight.

Condé Nast Traveller
Thea Darricotte has been appointed Acting Executive Retail Editor & Events Director at Condé Nast Traveller. She is covering for Kendra Leaver-Rylah, who is on leave. Thea can be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/tdarricotte

Crazy For
Signature Publishing’s latest children’s magazine, Crazy For, has now launched. Focusing on adorable pets and cute creatures in a fresh and fun way, the first issue is a celebration of the most on-trend animals around - llamas and alpacas. For more information contact Editorial Director, Amanda Clifford.

Daily Express
Sam Stevenson is now Video News Editor at express.co.uk. Previously Overnight News Editor, he can be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/bysamstevenson

Daily Star
Isobel Hine has been appointed TV & Showbiz Journalist at Daily Star Online. Prior to this, she was a copywriter for CVM Digital and a TV Presenter for Southend TV. Isobel will cover industry events.

Daily Star Sunday
Felicity Cross has been appointed Features Editor at the Daily Star Sunday. Felicity will be taking up her new role alongside her current position as Deputy News Editor. She is interested in content including real life stories and case studies, issue-based and consumer investigations and celebrity interview opportunities and is happy to hear from PRs, charities and freelancers. Felicity can be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/fliccross

Global Franchise
Kieran McLoone has been appointed Deputy Editor of Global Franchise magazine. He's interested to hear from franchises that are growing internationally.

Intellectual Property Magazine
Ben Wodecki is now a Reporter at Intellectual Property Magazine. Prior to this, he was a Reporter for IPPro Magazine. Ben can be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/benwodecki

Ipswich Star / East Anglian Daily Times
Michael Steward has been appointed Crime Reporter at Ipswich Star and East Anglian Daily Times. He was previously Senior Reporter at East Anglian Daily Times. He can be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/michaelreporter

ITT Hub
ITT Hub has now launched. Overseen by Binswood Media, the website takes a fresh look at innovation and technology in road-based transport. There will also be a Knowledge Hub section, which aims to provide comprehensive information and resources. For more information, contact Senior Editor Mel Holley. The website can be viewed at www.itthub.net

Last Word Media
Julian Marr has been appointed Group Editor at Last Word Media, where he is responsible for overseeing the titles International AdviserPortfolio Adviser,Expert InvestorFund Selector AsiaFund Selector Middle EastESG Clarity and Global Investment Megatrends. He was previously Editor at Professional Adviser.

Media 10 Group
Becca Green has been appointed Content Producer at Media 10 Group's digital team, working across both Good Homes and Grand Designs Magazine. She was previously Assistant Editor at at HomeStyle.

Reach plc
Lloyd Coombes has been appointed Consumer Writer at Reach plc, working across the Daily StarDaily Express and Daily Mirror. Previously a Freelance Journalist, Lloyd will cover gaming and technology. He can be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/lloydcoombes

Reuters
Jeff Lewis is now a Canada Mining Correspondent at Reuters' Toronto bureau. Prior to this, he was a Reporter for The Globe & Mail. Jeff can be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/jeffalewis

Secret London
Keir Siewert has been appointed Head Videographer at Secret London. In his new role, Keir is keen to hear about tasty dishes and intriguing experiences to cover in London for YouTubeFacebook and Instagram.

Secret London has also launched a new channel, The Mouthful, dedicated to all things food and drink, starting on Instagram. The team is also interested in new openings, soft launches and decent deals.

Sight & Sound
Mike Williams has been appointed Editor-in-Chief at Sight & Sound. Previously Interim Editor at Time Out and Editor-in-Chief at NME, he can be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/itsmikelike

Sky News
Madeline Ratcliffe has been appointed Specialist Economics Producer at Sky News. Prior to this, she was Specialist Producer. Madeline will cover all aspects of economics. She can be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/maddylratcliffe

Tempus
Michelle Johnson has been appointed Acting Editor of bi-monthly luxury lifestyle magazine Tempus. Previously Digital Editor, she launched www.tempusmagazine.co.uk in 2017. She will now oversee editorial across the UK luxury lifestyle brand and welcomes pitches and feature ideas. Michelle can be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/chelleajohnson

The Jackal
The following editorial changes have been announced at The Jackal:

Benedict Browne has been appointed Style Editor. Prior to this, he was Associate Style Editor at The Rake. Benedict will cover fashion, grooming, watches and styling shoots.

Dale Lyster has been appointed Social Media Editor. Prior to this, he was Social Media Executive at The Gentleman's Journal. Dale will cover social media channels.

Amy Wakeham has been promoted to Digital Editor covering men's wellbeing, food & drink, books, films, theatre, art and events in London. She was previously Staff Writer.

The PIE News
Callan Quinn has been appointed a Reporter at The PIE News. Prior to this, she was a Freelance Journalist with China Daily Wuxi. Callan will cover international education and China.

TI Media
Jessica Beech has been appointed Acting Beauty Editor at TI Media's Life & Style portfolio, covering for Stephanie Maylor, who is now on leave. In her new role, Jess will be writing across Woman's OwnWoman's WeeklyWomanChat and woman&home magazines. She will be in the office Monday to Friday.

TI Media
Samuel Goldsmith has been appointed Food Editor in TI Media's Food Hub and will be working across the weekly titles WomanWoman's OwnWoman's Weekly and Chat, as well as the monthly title woman&home and associated specials. Sam would like to hear about new products, food and drink books, kitchen gadgets and equipment, shoot props, influencers and events. He can be found on Instagram at www.instagram.com/samuelwgoldsmith

Freelance Update - Jessica Barrett
Jessica Barrett has been appointed Contributing Editor at GRAZIA where she will work across news and features three days a week. Previously a Columnist and Feature Writer at the i paper, Jessica is also available for freelance commissions related to lifestyle, pop culture, arts and travel. Her work has appeared in The TelegraphThe IndependentMetroRefinery29 and Vogue.co.uk. She can be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/jess_barrett

Freelance Update - Zoe Galloway
Zoe Galloway is now a Freelance Journalist and is available for commissions. She was previously iBuys Editor at the i paper and will continue to cover product reviews and advice, but also travel (mainly South America). Zoe can be found on Instagram atwww.instagram.com/zoegall1

Freelance Update - Garima Garg
Garima Garg is a Freelance Writer and Journalist available for commissions. Based in New Delhi, Garima covers culture, travel, and business trends. She has worked with clients across journalism and the corporate sector on a variety of writing and editing assignments. Her work has been published by AFP,The Hindustan Times, the Economic Times and more. Garima can be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/garimagarg_

Freelance Update - Megan Tatum
Megan Tatum is now available for commissions. Megan is a Freelance Writer, Editor and Copywriter, covering food, business and health. Previously Features Editor at The Grocer magazine, she can be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/1988_megan. Examples of her work can be viewed here.

Freelance Update - Sabine Wiesel
Freelance Journalist Sabine Wiesel is available for beauty commissions, desk cover, content projects, copywriting and still-life styling. She has a beauty and lifestyle blog (www.sabinesays.co.uk) aimed at women, aged 30+. She can be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/sabinewiesel and on Instagram at www.instagram.com/sabinewiesel

Journalist Update - Eddie Mitchell and Barry Keevins
Photographer Eddie Mitchell and Reporter Barry Keevins are now using the name Sussex News and Pictures. The reporter and photographer team have been working together in the county for several years. The new name is designed to create a joint profile and build a brand. Their new website can be viewed at www.sussexnewsandpictures.uk

Cision - Christmas Gifting

Though Summer is only just coming to an end, retailers are already showcasing the products which they believe will be a hit in December. If you're a journalist/influencer seeking content related to the festive season, get added onto Cision's Christmas Gifting list and receive relevant information direct from PRs. To join the contacts list, simply email us, putting ‘Christmas' in the subject line and 'Subscribe' in the email body. Additionally, if you’re looking for PR help with Christmas-related editorial (product information, images, etc.), use our free Media Request service to send call outs to PRs. Find out more byemailing us or click here.

Awards

FPA Media Awards 2019
The Foreign Press Association Awards 2019 are open for entries. Dedicated to excellence in journalism, the awards present a unique opportunity for journalists to be celebrated and recognised by their international peers. British and international entries are welcome from all the world’s major broadcasters, newspapers, digital news and magazines. Full details can be found here. The closing date for entries is tomorrow. The winners will be announced on Monday 25 November at the Sheraton Grand London Park Lane Hotel.

IBP Journalism Awards 2019
Nominations are now open for the IBP Journalism Awards 2019. There are several new categories this year and all cover the built environment (architecture, construction, commercial property, housing and infrastructure) and entries can be from online, print or broadcast. More information can be found atwww.ibp.org.uk/awards. Nominations close on Friday 13 September and the winners will be announced on Thursday 28 November at the Four Seasons hotel in London. For further information, contact gerald@geraldbowey.co.uk

Garden Media Guild Awards 2019
Entries are open for the Garden Media Guild Awards 2019. The awards celebrate the best of horticultural communications, recognising the talent, skill and inspiration of garden media professionals. They are open to everyone who generates or publishes gardening content, not just Guild members. Categories cover all areas of the garden media trade, rewarding the best authors, journalists, broadcasters, photographers, bloggers and website owners over the previous 12 months. Entries close on Tuesday 17 September and the winners will be announced on Thursday 21 November at the Savoy in London. More information can be found at www.gardenmediaguild.co.uk/awards

Events

BSME - Does a Magazine Need Paper?

When is a magazine not a magazine? Does it have to be printed? And if not, then how does the magazine experience work best in the digital world? A bespoke website? A page turner? A one-size-fits-all app? None of the above? Making magazines work in the digital world has been one of the biggest challenges facing editors in the modern era and this event will pose all those questions to see if we can find an answer.

The panel includes Marcus Fairs of Dezeen, Tshepo Mokoena, Editorial Director of VICE.com (UK) and Ranj Begley, Managing Director and Chief Content Officer at Readly UK, and will be chaired by Charlotte Moore, Head of Content at BOTTLETOP.

The event is being hosted by five-star The Trafalgar St. James, where guests will enjoy the Hotel’s signature cocktail (or mocktail) in one of London’s best kept secrets: Rockwell, their new ‘tropical themed retreat’, before moving to Biblio, their ‘decadent’ events space for the discussion. It takes place on Monday 9 September, at 6.30-8.30pm, at The Trafalgar St James, 2 Spring Gardens, London, SW1A 2TS. Tickets are free to BSME members and £20 for guests. Click here to book.

Media Hub
The Media Hub’s next event will see criminal justice consultant and former BBC journalist, Philippa Budgen interviewing BehindBras Foundation CEO Barbara Burton. Barbara served time for fraud and developed her business idea whilst behind bars. Her mission in life now is to educate and empower women leaving prison or from disadvantaged backgrounds and enable them to work in the fashion and associated creative industries. To celebrate turning six over the summer, the Media Hub will be donating £5 of every ticket to the BehindBras Fashion Foundation (www.behindbras.org.uk). It takes place on Thursday 12 September at 7.30pm at the Bel and the Dragon in Cookham. If you need some creative inspiration, come along and bounce some ideas off other professionals in the industry and discuss future collaborations. To book a place, click here. More information about the Media Hub can be found atwww.facebook.com/groups/mediahub. For any enquiries, contact Sarah Parfitt on +44 (0)7900 411 715 and sarah_parfitt@mail.com

Lessons from a journalist: How to secure media coverage
Freelance journalist Suzanne Bearne, who writes for national titles including The Guardian, The Observer and the BBC and runs The Guardian's PR and Marketing Masterclass, is running workshops in Cardiff and Edinburgh this month, as well as her regular webinars which can be watched from the comfort of your own home.

Delving into her 12 years' experience as a journalist across trade, national and consumer titles, Suzanne will offer guidance on working with the press, the creative and fun ways to be featured in the media, how to pitch a journalist, what to include in a press release, how to take advantage of digital platforms, and provide tips on building relationships with both in-house and freelance journalists.

There are two upcoming sessions. One takes place in Cardiff on 5 September – click here for more information. Another one takes place in Edinburgh on 25 September – click here for more information.

There are also webinar versions of the workshops, which are split into two sessions and can be viewed live and replayed for up to two weeks afterwards. They take place on 3 September and 10 September. For more information on future workshops and webinars, email susiebearne@hotmail.com

The Ultimate PR & Comms Training Day
Why PRs and Comms professionals should attend this course
In this fast-paced digital world, PRs and comms teams need to work harder than ever to get their stories and messages into the media. Skills such as storytelling, building relationships and knowing just what journalists are looking for across digital and print platforms are as important as confident pitching and writing powerful press releases.
Run by experienced national journalists and PRs Karen Attwood (ex-The i, Independent on Sunday, PA) and Becky Howard, (ex-Stylist Live, former Good Housekeeping Celebrity Editor) of Nine Media Training (www.ninemediatraining.com), this course has been specially curated to deliver fantastic, insider content that will leave PRs of all levels motivated, energised and bursting with new ideas. Karen and Becky have considerable experience working on both sides of the journalism/PR divide, so can offer unparalleled insider teachings on what really works.
What does the training cover?
Journalist Secrets reveals the inner workings of journalists and how they choose what they cover and why. It covers the day in the life of a journalist, how stories make it into the press and the hidden routes to getting coverage.
How to Build a Powerful Network teaches how to develop those all-important relationships with journalists the right way, and demonstrates why an effective personal contacts list is at the heart of great PR.
Press Release Bootcamp covers the essential tools to craft great releases, find the hidden news stories to make journalists take notice and practical tips on sending out your message to avoid the dreaded delete button.
Pitch Perfect shows how to target journalists the right way. This session reveals the tips and tricks to get journalists listening to your phone call and replying to your email, including how to tailor your approach and what to NEVER say.
Twitter Hacks reveals just how Twitter has changed the way journalists work – and how you can use this for you and your clients.
What will you learn?
By the end of the day you will be confident in approaching journalists, be able to find the hidden news stories for your clients, understand the importance of tailoring your approach and how to do it, craft 'journalist ready' press releases, know the inner workings of what makes print and digital media tick - and feel refreshed and refocused on your job.
Who is it suitable for?
The training is suitable for PRs and Communications professionals of all levels and sectors. It has been specifically curated with content, advice and guidance to be useful to everyone in the sector. The next session takes place on Thursday 26 September at the Citizen M Hotel, Bankside, London. Clickhere to book a place.

About Dejla Kadhim

Dejla is Cision’s Senior Alerts Editor.

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