06 January 2022 / by Natalie Beale


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Boots Health & Beauty
Bustle
Daily Express
Daily Mirror
Dazed Media
Debtwire
ELLE UK
Hits Radio
Manchester Evening News
New Scientist
PA Media
PRWeek
The TRADE
Freelance Update - Olivia Perl
Freelance Update - Dean Samways


Boots Health & Beauty
Andrea Leebody
has joined Boots Health & Beauty magazine as Associate Editor. She was previously Deputy Editor on WW (Weight Watchers) magazine, prior to being on maternity leave. She's interested in hearing about beauty, health, wellness, parenting and lifestyle news and launches, as well as from experts in these fields. She's also interested in related books and interview opportunities.

Bustle
Bustle UK has appointed Jessica Morgan as Senior Editor across Editorial and Branded Content, effective 10 January. Jessica will be supporting both the editorial and sales team in a hybrid role, commissioning and editing news and features, as well as creating and strategising advertiser categories such as fashion, beauty, FMCG and more. She will report to Bustle’s Executive Editor, Sam Rogers, and will be working remotely.

Daily Express
Karl Holbrook
will be joining the Daily Express as Executive Editor, effective in April. Karl has led The Northern Echo since October 2020, and prior to that was Editor of the Bolton News. He can be found on Twitter @KarlDHolbrook

Daily Mirror
Chiara Fiorillo
has joined the Daily Mirror as a Production Editor. Previously freelance, Chiara has worked across a range of publications including The Guardian, Newsweek, Daily Mirror and The Sun. She can be reached via email or found on Twitter @ChiaraFiorillo1

Dazed Media
Ted Stansfield
(@ted_stansfield) is now Editorial Director of Dazed Media, overseeing Dazed Digital and AnOthermag.com. In addition, Dominique Sisley (@dominiquesisley) has been appointed Senior Editor. They can be pitched via email.

Debtwire
Josh O’Neill
recently joined Debtwire as a Reporter. Josh, previously Editor at EducationInvestor Global, can be found on Twitter @JoshONeillDW

ELLE UK
ELLE UK features director Hannah Nathanson has returned from parental leave. Please email Hannah with feature/memoir ideas and upcoming cultural releases. 

Hits Radio
The Hits Radio Network has revealed a revamped daytime schedule on weekdays, with changes coming into effect from 24 January. Former KISS Breakfast host Tom Green will be moving to mid-mornings to entertain listeners across the network from 10am to 1pm, followed by Hattie Pearson who will host afternoons from1-4pm including the world-famous Cash Register. Mike Toolan, who previously hosted mid-mornings, will reunite with his former Breakfast co-host Gemma Atkinson as they team up to host the Drivetime show across the network from 4-7pm. The new schedule preceded by the Hits Radio Breakfast show, presented by Fleur Eastalong with James Barr and Matt Haslam.

Manchester Evening News
Jack Flintham
has joined Manchester Evening News as a Trends Football Writer covering both Manchester United and Manchester City. He was previously an SEO Writer at Lincolnshire Live, and has had bylines in the Daily Mirror and Daily Star. Contact Jack via email or find him on Twitter @jackflintham

New Scientist
Helen Thomson
has been appointed Deputy Head of Features at the New Scientist, where she was previously a Consultant. Helen welcomes pitches for features on any life science or medical topics.
Alex Wilkins has moved from his Social Media Producer role at Metro.co.uk to the New Scientist, where he is now a Trainee Reporter. Alex can be found on Twitter  @alexwilkins22

PA Media
Catherine Lough
has been appointed as a Reporter for PA Media, where she covers general news and education. Catherine, previously a Reporter at tes, can be found on Twitter @CathImogenLough

PRWeek
James Halliwell
has been appointed News Editor at PRWeek. James can now be reached at his new email address or via phone. His Twitter handle is @jameshalliwell

The TRADE
Laurie McAughtry
has joined The TRADE as Managing Editor. She was formerly Lead Finance Editor with TradingView. Laurie can be reached via email and on Twitter @lauriemcaughtry

Freelance Update - Olivia Perl
Olivia Perl
is now working freelance as well as writing beauty reviews for News UK. She was previously a Beauty Assistant at HELLO! and HELLO! Fashion. Olivia can be found on both Twitter @perl_olivia and Instagram @oliviaaliceperl

Freelance Update - Dean Samways
Currently seeking freelance opportunities, Dean Samways is keen to connect with and receive, news, press releases and phone calls from PRs, media outlets and brands looking for support forming and sharing their messages. Dean has previously worked for Xbox and held the role of Digital Content Manager for Which? and freelancing for several companies including Future and EE. He can be reached via email or found on Twitter @Deanways and Instagram @deanways. Dean’s portfolio is available on LinkedIn.

 

 


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Natalie is Cision’s Senior Alerts Editor.