UK Media Moves: Tuesday 22 October

UK Media Moves including LBC News, the Financial Times, Bauer Media, the Sunday Times, the Daily Express and more!

ASOS
Automation
Bauer Media
Business Insider
Conde Nast Traveller (UK)
The Courier (Dundee)
Daily Express
Financial Times
Global Investor Group
Homes & Gardens
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LBC News
News UK
NS Energy
Private Equity News
The Sunday Times
Journalist Update - Allison Jacobs
Blogger Update - Binny Shah
Journalists' Charity Wales Media Awards 2020
IBP Journalism Awards 2019
Is The Pivot to Freelance a Feminist Issue?
Women in Journalism

ASOS
ASOS magazine has ceased publication. The Autumn 2019 was the last issue of the quarterly magazine, which originally launched in 2009.

Automation
Libby Stonell, previously Assistant Editor, has been promoted to Editor at Automation.

Bauer Media
Kaya-Victoria Terry has been appointed Junior Features Writer at Bauer Media, working across Bella and Closer magazines. She can be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/kaya_terry

Business Insider
Tom Murray has been appointed Associate Entertainment Editor at Business Insider and now covers TV, film and music, particularly with a US / global focus. Tom was previously Associate Lifestyle Editor and is based in their London bureau. He can be found tweeting at twitter.com/tom_murray3

Conde Nast Traveller (UK)
Fiona Kerr, Features Editor at Conde Nast Traveller, has returned from leave. She is keen to hear from PRs about new hotel openings and global trends, as well as about forthcoming exhibitions and books, music, film and TV releases with a travel / location hook; and from writers with strong stories for the magazine's front of book regulars. Fiona can be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/fitravels and on Instagram at www.instagram.com/fionakerr.

The Courier (Dundee)
David Clegg has been appointed Editor at The Courier (Dundee). Prior to this he was Political Editor at the Daily Record. David can be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/davieclegg

Daily Express
Minnie Wright has been appointed Senior Entertainment Reporter at the Daily Express. Prior to this she worked on the showbiz desk, and now covers film, music, theatre and books. Minnie can be found tweeting at twitter.com/verifiedminnie

Financial Times
Kaye Wiggins is now a Private Capital Correspondent at the Financial Times. Prior to this, she was a Legal Reporter for Bloomberg in their UK bureau. Kaye can be found tweeting at twitter.com/kayewiggins

Global Investor Group
Oliver Wade has been appointed Securities Finance Editor at Global Investor Group. Prior to this he was Reporter at Perspective Publishing.

Homes & Gardens
Jo Bailey has been appointed Acting News & Shopping Editor at Home & Gardens magazine. She is covering for Laura Vinden, who is on leave. Jo can be found on Instagram at www.instagram.com/jobaileygram

i
Harry Robertson has joined i as App Editor and has overseen the launch of the inews UK app, which is available as of this week. He previously worked as the editorial lead on Compass News, a start-up app that curated news in a bite-sized way. The new app, inews UK, promises smart, snappy insight on current affairs, with the best news reporting, sport, opinion and features hand-picked by specialist editors. The app will publish editions at midnight, midday and 5pm. Coverage of breaking news exists on a separate tab. Harry can be found tweeting at twitter.com/aitchrobertson

LBC News
Global is launching LBC News, a 24-hour nationwide rolling news radio station, on Monday 28th October at 6.00am. LBC News will provide up-to-the-minute UK and world news, business, travel, weather and sport across its platforms - on air, online at lbcnews.co.uk and on social media.

News UK
Luke Chilton has been appointed Creative Lead at News UK. Luke, who was previously a News Booker for ITV's Loose Women, can be found tweeting at twitter.com/lukechilts

NS Energy
Andrew Fawthrop has been appointed as a Reporter at NS Energy, where he covers oil and gas, power and mining. He was previously a Banking Reporter for NS Banking and can be found tweeting at twitter.com/fawthropjourno

Private Equity News
Elisângela Mendonça has joined Private Equity News as a Reporter. Elisangela is a multimedia journalist with over 10 years’ experience in production, reporting and PR. She completed an MA in International Journalism at City, University of London and previously has worked as a producer at the Canadian newspaper The Globe and Mail, where she covered politics, economics, human rights and environmental issues. She has also worked in trade media outlets, such as Argus Media, covering commodities, and for Brazil Energy Magazine, an energy sector-focused publication in Brazil. She speaks English, Portuguese and Spanish. Elisangela can be found tweeting at twitter.com/lilimendonca

The Sunday Times
Lucy Knight has been appointed Assistant Books Editor at The Sunday Times, where she will cover literary content and literary affairs. Lucy can be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/raucousguffaw

Journalist Update - Allison Jacobs
Allison Jacobs is now Content Editor for the charity MS-UK and is interested in multiple sclerosis news, real-life stories and products for people living with the condition. Allison was previously Deputy Editor at Natural Health magazine.

Blogger Update - Binny Shah
Binny Shah, an award winning Food and Travel Blogger, is seeking press trip opportunities for 2020. Next trips for 2019 include Hamburg and Cyprus. She is open to collaborations for review opportunities. Binny can be found at binnysfoodandtravel.com and her Instagram can be viewed at instagram.com/binnysfoodandtravel

Journalists' Charity Wales Media Awards 2020
The Journalists’ Charity Wales Media Awards 2020 are open for entries. The free-to-enter Awards celebrate and promote great journalism in Wales - work produced in Wales, for an audience in Wales, by journalists, photographers and camera operators. The Awards will be presented in Cardiff on 20 March 2020 at a ceremony hosted by BBC Cymru Wales presenter Lucy Owen and ITV Cymru Wales’ Jonathan Hill. The closing date for entries is 5pm on Monday 4 November and shortlists will be announced in February 2020. More information can be found here

IBP Journalism Awards 2019
The nominations have now been announced for the IBP Annual National Journalism Awards for 2019. There are several new categories this year and all cover the built environment (architecture, construction, commercial property, housing and infrastructure). The full list of nominees can be viewed at www.ibp.org.uk/ibp-journalism-awards-2019-nominations. The winners will be announced on Thursday 28 November at the Four Seasons hotel in London.

Is The Pivot to Freelance a Feminist Issue?
A recent debate on Twitter, led by Lucy Pasha-Robinson, opinion editor at HuffPost, sought to find answers to an increase in female journalists going freelance, drawing responses from a wide variety of writers and editors. From family life to career advancement, the reasons given by women for going freelance are — generally speaking — multi-factoral, but a desire to have more control over their own work/life balance and earning potential appear to be a common thread.

It’s time to bring this debate to life. Join FJ&Co’s founder, Anna Codrea-Rado, and special guests for a panel discussion on the increased number of female journos joining the freelance workforce in recent years. Is this becoming a feminist issue? Should this move be celebrated? Or is it an indicator that in the existing model, the only way to achieve true equality at work is for women to leave traditional employment in their thousands? Speakers include: Josie Cox, Freelance Journalist (Raconteur, The Guardian, WSJ); Coco Khan, Columnist (Guardian Weekend); Lucy Pasha-Robinson, Opinion Editor (The Huff Post).
The event is hosted by FJ&Co Wednesday 23 October at the Ace Hotel in Shoreditch. Tickets and more information can be found here

Women in Journalism
Women in the News: What more can be done? – Monday 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.

About Natalie Beale

Natalie is Cision’s Senior Alerts Editor.

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