UK Media Moves: Tuesday 24 September

UK Media Moves including Reuters, ITV, Evening Standard, The Daily Telegraph, Daily Express, Daily Star Online and much more!

Asda Good Living
Bustle UK
Daily Express
Daily Star Online
The Daily Telegraph
Deadline
Evening Standard
Evening Standard
FinTech Futures
Harper's Bazaar / Town & Country UK
ITV's This Morning
PA Media
Reuters
Scratch
Freelance Update - Allyssia Alleyne
Freelance Update - Hannah Franklin
Freelance Update - Jason Riley
Freelance Update - Ellen Wallwork
Journalist Update - Annabelle Williams
Freelance Update - Claie Wilson
Amnesty Media Awards 2020
Mind Media Awards 2019
Women in Journalism

Asda Good Living
Jack Cunningham is now Art Director at Asda Good Living. Prior to this, he was an Art Editor for the magazine.

Bustle UK
Bustle UK has moved offices. Their new address is now The Office Group, 151 Wardour Street, London, W1F 8WE. All other contact details remain the same.

Daily Express

Aaron Brown has been appointed Deputy Technology Editor at the Daily Express. Previously Deputy Staff Writer at T3, Aaron will be covering news and reviews around consumer technology and can also be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/justaaronbrown

Express.co.uk
Luke Chillingsworth is now Cars Reporter at Express.co.uk. Luke was formerly a News Reporter for the website and is now looking for automotive news, comment and exclusives.
Stefani Munro has joined as Lifestyle Reporter at ;Express.co.uk, writing about diets, fitness, property, style, food and more. She replaces Grace Henry, who has left the company.
Aimee Robinson has joined as Travel Reporter at Express.co.uk, replacing Beth Allcock, who has left the company. All three report to Lifestyle Editor Lauren O'Callaghan.

Daily Star Online
Ailbhe MacMahon has been promoted to TV & Showbiz Reporter at the Daily Star Online, covering celebrity and TV news, invites to press events and interviews. She was previously an Overnight Showbiz Reporter.

The Daily Telegraph
Amy Jones has been appointed Political Correspondent at The Daily Telegraph. Previously Features Writer at The Sun, Amy can now found tweeting at www.twitter.com/amylouisejones

Deadline
Tom Grater has been appointed International Film Reporter at Deadline. He was previously Senior Reporter at Screen International and can be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/tomsmovies

Evening Standard
Naomi May has joined the Evening Standard as a Digital Fashion Journalist. She has joined the team from Alexander McQueen.

Evening Standard
Suzannah Ramsdale, Digital Lifestyle Editor at the Evening Standard, is now also editing the travel pages for the Evening Standard print edition. She’s interested in travel, hotels, spas and wellness. She can be found on Instagram at www.instagram.com/suzannahlramsdale

FinTech Futures
Alexander Hamilton is now Deputy Editor at FinTech Futures. Prior to this, he was Senior Reporter for bobsguide and PaymentEye. Alexander can be found tweeting at twitter.com/adhamilton91

Harper's Bazaar / Town & Country UK
Helena Lee, Features Director at Harper's Bazaar and Town & Country (UK), is now back from leave. She looks forward to hearing about art, culture, lifestyle news, and feature pitches for next year.

ITV's This Morning
Carri-Ann Taylor has now been appointed Senior News Producer at ITV's This Morning. Carri-Ann was previously a Reporter on The Sun newspaper. She can be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/carrianntaylor

PA Media
Nilima Marshall has been appointed Science Reporter at PA Media. She can be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/nilimads

Reuters
Luke Baker has been appointed European International Affairs correspondent. In his new London-based position, Luke will be lead reporter and writer on European international affairs, dedicated to breaking news and delivering insight on the wider European foreign policy picture. Luke has been a correspondent for Reuters for more than 20 years, reporting from 40 countries across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Over the past decade, he has run bureaus in Europe and the Middle East, first in Brussels from 2009-2014, during Europe's sovereign debt crisis, then Jerusalem, overseeing coverage of Israel and the Palestinian territories. From 2017-19, he was based in Paris, running coverage of France as Emmanuel Macron took over the presidency and sought to overhaul how the EU is run. He can be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/bakerluke

Ingrid Melander has been appointed Bureau Chief for Iberia. Ingrid has been Acting Bureau Chief since she arrived in Spain from Paris in November 2018. In her ten months there, she has covered a government collapse, inconclusive elections and a volatile situation in Catalonia. Previously in her native France, Ingrid covered two of Europe's biggest stories of the past decade: the 2015 Paris attacks and the election of President Emmanuel Macron. For three years until 2012, she covered the Greek debt crisis. An expert on EU affairs, Ingrid also spent many years reporting from Brussels and also worked for a time with Reuters in London. She can be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/ingridmelander

Laurence Frost has been appointed European Airlines Correspondent. Joining the global aerospace team, Laurence will work with European bureaus to help break news and come up with smart and exclusive stories on the unpredictable commercial airline industry. Since joining Reuters from Bloomberg, Laurence has led Reuters European coverage of autos, from dieselgate to Ghosn-gate. He previously worked for Radio France Internationale AFP and as a business writer for the Associated Press. Laurence will continue to be based in Paris. He be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/laurence_frost

Scratch
The following editorial changes have been announced at Scratch:

Kat Hill has been promoted to Deputy Editor. Previously Assistant Editor, she can be found on Instagram at www.instagram.com/kathryn_charlotte_hill/

Sophie Nutt has been promoted to Senior News and Features Writer. Previously News and Features Writer, she can be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/s0phienutt

Freelance Update - Allyssia Alleyne
Allyssia Alleyne has left her role as a Commissioning Editor and Features Writer at CNN Style to go freelance. She is now available for commissions related to art, culture, design and fashion, as well as desk shifts. Allyssia can be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/allyssiaalleyne and on Instagram at www.instagram.com/allyssiaalleyne

Freelance Update - Hannah Franklin
Freelance Journalist Hannah Franklin is available for commissions on DIY, home interiors and lifestyle. She is also Contributing Style Editor at Livingetc and is based in London.

Freelance Update - Jason Riley
Jason Riley is available for freelance contracts from October as a Copywriter, Copy Editor, Digital Content Editor and Senior Sub-Editor. He has just completed a six-month contract in the editorial department at Farfetch, with other regular clients including The Stylist Group, Compelo, Net-A-Porter and Matchesfashion.com. He specialises in subbing, reshaping and creating editorial and brand-related creative content in food and drink, trends, travel, news and business. He is also a regular writer for the BBC Earth blog.

Freelance Update - Ellen Wallwork
Ellen Wallwork is now available for freelance commissions. Previously Life Editor at HuffPost UK, where she headed up the Parents and Style sections, Ellen is now taking on news and feature commissions relating to parenting, health, mental health, style and lifestyle. She would like to receive info relating to parenting trends, health news and fashion and beauty releases. Ellen can be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/Ellen_Kezia

Journalist Update - Annabelle Williams
Annabelle Williams, a Senior Reporter at The Times, will publish her first non-fiction book with Penguin Michael Joseph in spring 2020. Why Women Are Poorer Than Men and What We Can Do About It takes a feminist look at poverty, wealth, women and economic inequality between the genders. UK and Commonwealth Rights to the book were acquired from Karolina Sutton at Curtis Brown by Michael Joseph's non-fiction publisher Charlotte Hardman through an auction. Annabelle can be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/anblwilliams

Freelance Update - Claie Wilson
Previously Assistant Editor (Features) at Fabulous magazineClaie Wilson is now available for freelance work. Specialising in all things real life, news, health, lifestyle and travel, she is available for both commissions and shifts, in print and online. Claie can be reached via her website at www.claiewilson.com


Awards

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.

Mind Media Awards 2019
The shortlist has been announced for the Mind Media Awards 2019. The awards cover honest, accurate and sensitive portrayals of mental health in the media over the last 12 months. The categories are Digital Champion, Documentary, Drama, Entertainment, Journalist, News and Current Affairs, Podcast, Publication, Radio, Soaps or Continual Series and Student Journalist. The shortlist can be viewed here. The winners will be announced at a ceremony on 13 November.


Events

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.

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