08 February 2022 / in Media Moves UK / by Natalie Beale


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Freelance Update - Sara Verbruggen
Freelance Update - Clair Woodward


BBC News
James Cook
(@BBCJamesCook), currently Chief News Correspondent for The Nine on BBC Scotland, has been appointed as the BBC’s new Scotland Editor. James will take up his post in the coming weeks and will be based in Pacific Quay, Glasgow.

Cage & Aviary Birds
Georgina Probert
(@9eor9ie) has been appointed Acting News Editor (maternity cover) at the Kelsey Media publication Cage & Aviary Birds magazine. She continues to do freelance work.

Channel 4
Channel 4 has appointed Naomi Sesay as Head of Creative Diversity, reporting into Emma Hardy, Director of Commissioning Operations, Naomi starts in early February.  She was previously Interim Head of Creative Diversity for Channel 4 in 2019.

Daily Star
Jack Wetherill
has started a new role as Deputy Showbiz & TV Editor at the Daily Star. Jack was previously Assistant Showbiz & TV Editor and can continue to be reached at the same email address. His Twitter handle is @JackWetherill

FTAdviser
Amy Austin
has been promoted from Senior Reporter to News Editor at FTAdviser. Amy, who has been with the title since 2019, can be reached via email and found on Twitter @amyyaustinn

Hearst Studio
Eleanor Jones
has been appointed Commissioning Editor within Hearst UK’s branded content studio. Formerly Executive Editor (IndyBest) at The Independent, Eleanor will be overseeing branded content across all Hearst UK’s titles.

i newspaper
Kasia Delgado
has been promoted from Senior Features Writer to Chief Features Writer at the i. Kasia can continue to be reached via email or found on Twitter @KasiaLDelgado

ION Group
Mergermarket's European Private Equity Editor, Joao Grando, has been appointed the Editor of Unquote in addition to his previous role. He joined Mergermarket as an industrials reporter in 2015. Joao can be found on LinkedIn. He will lead a team that includes recent hires Rachel Lewis, who joined from Healthcare Business International in December, and Wahida Ahmed, previously at Chambers and Partners, as well as ION Group’s journalists Harriet Matthews and Min Ho.

Monocle
David Hodari
has joined Monocle magazine as Business Editor. David, previously a Reporter for the Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones Newswires, is based in London. He can be found on Twitter @davidhodari

Reuters
Rachel Savage
has been appointed Africa Senior Markets Correspondent for Reuters and will be moving to Johannesburg in due course. Rachel previously covered LGBTQ+ news for the Thomson Reuters Foundation, and prior to that reported on East and West Africa for The Economist. She can be found on Twitter @rachelmsavage

Risk.net
Daniel Blackburn
has joined Risk.net as Senior Editor. He will be working as part of a team covering the financial services industry, with a focus on risk management, derivatives and complex finance. Daniel was previously production editor at PEI Media and senior editor, Middle East and North Africa, at Control Risks. He can be found on LinkedIn.

TechRadar Pro
Mike Moore
(@notthemikemoore) is now Deputy Editor for TechRadar Pro. Previously News & Features Editor, he will now be overseeing the overall content strategy for TechRadar Pro, remaining in charge of news and features output, as well as being the editorial contact for the Mobile Industry Awards.
Joel Khalili (@JKFruit) is now News & Features Editor for TechRadar Pro, stepping up from his previous staff writer role to take on more responsibility in the day-to-day news and features content on the site.

The Times
Former Chief Political Correspondent Henry Zeffman (@hzeffman) has now been appointed Associate Political Editor at The Times. Henry, who has also served as Washington Correspondent, can be reached at the same email address.

VeloNews.com
Daniel Benson
(@dnlbenson) has been appointed Editor-in-Chief for VeloNews.com. Daniel is based in the UK and was previously Editor-in-Chief of Cyclingnews and Bikeperfect.

Freelance Update - Sara Verbruggen
Freelance Journalist and Copywriter Sara Verbruggen writes for B2B audiences mainly, specialising in energy, IT/tech, sustainability. Her clients include publishers as well as for PR agencies, corporates and universities. She can be found on LinkedIn.

Freelance Update - Clair Woodward
Clair Woodward
(@clairywoowoo) is available for culture, entertainment and lifestyle commissions, and is also looking for interesting podcasts and audio content for her previews in The Sunday Times Culture. She has previously worked for the Sunday Express, The Daily Telegraph and many other publications, and has most recently been Brand Manager of the Talking Pictures TV channel, so has great knowledge of the 50+ market, and would be interested in working with companies in that area.

 

 


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