14 April 2022 / in Media Moves UK / by Natalie Beale


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BBC
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Daily Mail
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GQ (UK)
MailOnline
Metro.co.uk
Reach plc
SheerLuxe
talkSPORT
The Telegraph
Time Out London
Freelance Update - Tori Crowther
Freelance Update - Adam Millington


BBC
The BBC has announced the appointment of Chris Mason as its new Political Editor. Chris has been Political Correspondent for BBC News for over 10 years, reporting from Westminster across TV, radio and online. He will start as Political Editor in May once Laura Kuenssberg stands down after the local elections.

Courier
Anna Jay
(@annarosejay), previously Art Director at Refinery29, has joined Courier magazine as Photography Director. Anna can be reached via email.

Daily Express
Oliver Trapnell
(@otrapnellmedia) has been appointed Assistant News Editor for Express.co.uk. Oliver joined the site as an Overnight Reporter and was made Overnight Editor last September.

Daily Mail
The Daily Mail’s Weekend Magazine relaunches this Saturday with a new look, including a new On Demand TV guide and a column from critic Sarah Vine. The redesigned supplement has a refreshed listings section with a total of 72 TV channels.

emap Publishing
Becky Bellamy
(@beckybellamy_) is now a Reporter for the emap titles Mortgage Strategy and Mortgage Finance Gazette, joining the team from Rhotic Media.

GQ (UK)
Sam Parker 
has been appointed Site Director at British GQ. Previously Editor-in-Chief for Penguin Random House UK, Sam can be found on Twitter @samparkercouk

MailOnline
Adam Solomons
(@adamsolomons5) has started as a Foreign News Reporter for MailOnline. Adam was a Consumer Reporter at The Sun before joining the MailOnline foreign desk, and prior to that was a News Reporter at the Daily Star.

Metro.co.uk
Kimberley Bond
(@kimberleybond94) is now a Features Writer at Metro.co.uk, joining them from Tyla. Kimberley covers long reads and investigative pieces on a wide variety of topics encompassing news, lifestyle and entertainment.

Reach plc
The Nuneaton and Warwickshire editions of the Coventry Telegraph have been ceased by Reach plc. The Coventry edition of the regional daily is still available, which will contain news from both Nuneateon and the wider Warwickshire area.

SheerLuxe
Florence Eyres
has joined SheerLuxe as Junior Shopping Editor. She can be contacted by email and followed on Instagram @florenceeyres

talkSPORT
talkSPORT has partnered with The Cricketer for a brand-new show on county cricket, starting 14 April. The show, Following On – County Cricketer, will showcase the best of the professional game across the 18 counties. The show will be presented by two-time County Championship winner, Steve Harmison and talkSPORT Cricket Editor Jon Norman, as well as The Cricketer’s George Dobell and Nick Friend. The show will be broadcast on talkSPORT 2, as well as on Steve Harmison’s YouTube channel and The Cricketer’s website. The audio will be available to listen to via talkSPORT’s Following  On podcast and clips will also be shared across talkSPORT’s social accounts. 

The Telegraph
Virginia Newman
(@virginiarnewman), previously Weekend News Editor, is now Acting Associate Business Editor at The Telegraph. Virginia can continue to be reached at the same email address.

Time Out London
The print edition of Time Out London will cease this summer as the brand becomes digital-only from the end of June. The magazine was launched in 1968 and has been free since 2012.

Freelance Update - Tori Crowther
Tori Crowther
will be available for editorial features, copywriting, content creation, and brand consulting. Tori is interested in hearing about new beauty launches, treatments, tech and events, as well as from experts for comment.  You can find her website here.

Freelance Update - Adam Millington
Adam Millington
(@adamgmillington) is now working freelance on the Reuters sports desk, primarily covering the Premier League. He continues his other work as Freelance Football Journalist, with a focus on the women’s game. Adam has bylines in the i, Independent, Daily Mail, Reuters, PA, Sunday Express, Sunday Mirror, Daily Star Sunday, The Sun, The Morning Star, Sydney Morning Herald, Yahoo Sport UK, Manchester Evening News, and more.

 

 

 


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Natalie is Cision’s Senior Alerts Editor.