22 Jul 2022 / in Media Moves UK / by Natalie Beale


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Closer
Daily Mail
ELLE UK
Evening Standard
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HampshireLive 
Iliffe Media Group
MailOnline
Mirror Online
National World
Newsweek
Top Ten Reviews
Freelance Update - Jean Elgie
Freelance Update - Lauren Potts


Closer
Katie Banks has returned from maternity leave to assume the role of Deputy Editor at Closer. Katie can be reached via email or found on Twitter (@misskbanks) and Instagram (@banksylife). She will be covering celebrity interviews and events, and women’s lifestyle.

Daily Mail
Adele Cooke
(@AdeleMCooke) is now a Finance Reporter at Money Mail. Adele was previously a Features Sub Editor at the Daily Mail, having first joined the team as a trainee in 2019.

ELLE UK
ELLE UK has announced a cohort of new Contributing Editors, including:
Award-winning author and podcaster, Jessica Andrews 
Author and ethical fashion consultant, Aja Barber 
Cook and best-selling author, Ixta Belfrage 
Writer, broadcaster and influencer, Camille Charrière 
Bestselling author and award-winning broadcaster, Emma Dabiri 
Art historian, curator and writer, Aindrea Emelife 
Writer, consultant and content creative director, Lynette Nylander 
The Stack World Founder and entrepreneur, Sharmadean Reid 
Award-winning doctor and founder of Skndoctor, Dr Ewoma Ukeleghe 
Designer, fashion & textiles lecturer and educationalist, Berni Yates
As part of their remit, they will be contributing features across a range of subject matters, both online and in print. The Contributing Editors will appear in ELLE UK’s masthead from the September issue (on sale from 28 July).

Evening Standard
Ross Lydall
(@rosslydall) has taken on the additional title of Transport Editor at the Evening Standard. Ross leaves his position as Health Editor but remains City Hall Editor alongside his new role.

The Guardian
The Guardian has launched a new fortnightly column from art historian and broadcaster, Katy Hessel. In each instalment of The Great Women’s Art Bulletin Katy will write about an artwork made by a woman that speaks to the current news agenda.

HampshireLive
Mark Wyatt (@markgwyatt) is now Southampton FC Reporter at HampshireLive. He joins the team from football.london, where he was Crystal Palace Correspondent. Mark can be reached via email.

Iliffe Media Group
Andrew Brookes
(@spaldingandrewb) has been promoted to Head of News, Spalding at Iliffe Media Group. Andrew was previously Senior Reporter and continues to work across their titles the Lincolnshire Free Press and Spalding Guardian.

MailOnline
Nola Ojomu (@nolamarianna) has moved to New York to take on the role of US Senior Entertainment Reporter at DailyMail.com. Tips, stories and interview opportunities can be sent via email.

Mirror Online
Kirsty McCormack
(@kirstymccormack) has been promoted to Acting Assistant Showbiz and TV Editor for the Mirror Online. Kirsty, previously Senior TV Reporter, wants to hear about showbiz interview opportunities as well as upcoming film and TV releases.

National World
Beth Kirkbride has been appointed Optimisation Editor for The Star (Sheffield) and the Yorkshire Evening Post, as well as seven 'City World' titles. Beth joined The Star last year as Audience Editor and can continue to be reached at the same email address.

Newsweek
John Fitzpatrick
(@jinfitzpatrick), previously Deputy News Editor at Express.co.uk, has joined Newsweek as Weekend Editor (London). John will be covering and commissioning stories related to US news, as well as the war in Ukraine and other international news.

Top Ten Reviews
Mina Frost (@MinaFrost14) has been appointed Deputy Editor at Top Ten Reviews, where she was previously Reviews Editor. Mina is also working on a popular science book about digital news consumption, due to come out in 2023.

Freelance Update - Jean Elgie
Jean Elgie
is a freelance digital content professional and print journalist specialising in health and wellbeing for those aged 50 and over. Jean, who previously worked for The River Group, and as a content manager on the NHS website, is a member of the Guild of Health Writers and Medical Journalists Association.

Freelance Update - Lauren Potts
Lauren Potts
(@laurenpotts) is now freelance and available for feature commissions, editorial consultancy and digital storytelling. She was previously a writer and editor for the BBC website, covering national and global news and features. Prior to that she was an award-winning reporter for regional newspapers.

 

 

 


 

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