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Lucy Sambrook is Founder and Editor of Align Magazine. A new business magazine - but not as you know it, Align will cover all things lifestyle through the lens of working for yourself, and how to find alignment between happiness and hustle. The team are based in Brighton/London and are interested in receiving any relevant local press releases including new co-working spaces, great remote working locations, wellness destinations and more, and are particularly interested in giving a platform to marginalised communities. Follow @alignmagazineuk to be notified when it launches.
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Natalie Indge (@natalieindge) recently joined BBC Radio 4 as a Journalism Researcher for The World at One. She was previously an Entertainment Producer and Booker for ITV’s Good Morning Britain.
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Izabella Kaminska (@izakaminska), previously Editor of FT Alphaville, has launched The Blind Spot, a new media venture that aims to shine a light on stories being missed by the wider journalistic pack. The site focuses on finance, market and media news in both short and long-form. It will deliver a healthy mix of analysis-and opinion-led commentary, supported by aggregation, news reporting and deep-dives.
Ida Axling, previously Deputy Editor at Insurance Age, recently joined Campaign as News Editor. She can be reached via email or found on Twitter @idaaxling
Peter Stuart (@peterstuart3) has been appointed Editor of Cyclingnews.com, where he will oversee all editorial and content strategy. Peter was previously Digital Editor at Roleur, the brand for professional cycling and cycling culture.
Felicity Martin (@facilitymartin) has started a new role as Deputy Editor for The Face magazine. She joins the team from Dazed, where she was Acting Deputy Digital Editor.
Gavin Stamp (@stampergav) has been appointed Editor of History Today magazine. Gavin, previously a Reporter and Producer at BBC News, can be reached via email.
Kirsteen Paterson (@kapaterson), previously at The National and Sunday National, is now working at Holyrood magazine. Kirsteen is interested in stories on social justice, culture, politics, policy, communities, the environment and innovation.
Tom Murray (@tom_murray3), previously Entertainment Editor at Insider, has joined The Independent as Senior US Culture Reporter. Tom is based in Los Angeles although he will be spending the next three months in London.
Yiannis Kotoulas has started a new role as News Editor for Insurance Times. He joins the team from Optician magazine, where he was a Senior Reporter. Yiannis can be reached via email or found on LinkedIn.
Internews has appointed journalist and academic Meera Selva as its new Chief Executive for Europe. Selva is currently Deputy Director of the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, where she has led their flagship Journalist Fellowship Programme since 2017. She replaces outgoing Chief Executive Jodie Ginsberg, whose appointment as President of the Committee to Protect Journalists was announced earlier this year. Selva, who is currently a member of the Internews Europe board, will take up her new role in June 2022. Global Director of Impact, Rosie Parkyn, will act as interim CEO until her arrival.
Sophie Curtis (@scurtsy) has returned from maternity leave and resumed her role as Science and Technology Editor at MailOnline. Shivali Best (@shivalibest), who was covering for Sophie, has resumed her position as Deputy Science and Technology Editor.
The New Statesman
Megan Gibson has been appointed Executive Editor, Foreign at The New Statesman. Previously Senior Editor, International, Megan will oversee all foreign coverage across print and digital. She can be reached via email or found on Twitter @meganjgibson
Gee Harland (@geeharland) has joined Newsquest as a Multimedia Reporter, covering Wallingford and Didcot for The Herald Series as well as producing digital content for the Oxford Mail.
Denise Primbet has joined Newsweek in London as a Lifestyle Reporter. Denise previously worked as a Junior Writer for Tom’s Guide at Future. She can be reached via email and found on Twitter @DenisePrimbet
Michael Broomhead (@micklesb) will join Reach on 4 April as a Digital Publishing Editor, where he will be working on titles across the UK. Michael is currently a Senior Multimedia Journalist at the Derbyshire Times, where he has worked since he was a Trainee Reporter.
Georgia Ziebart ](@georgiaaziebart ) has started at Sky News as an Interviews Producer. Georgia was previously a Planning Intern at CNN International and recently completed her MA in International Journalism.
Felicity Thistlethwaite has returned from maternity leave and assumed the new role of Digital Content Director, while Jazmin Kopotsha has been promoted from Acting Executive Editor Digital to Executive Editor Digital.
Tom Parfitt is now working at Yahoo UK as SEO Editor. He joined the outlet from The Independent, where he was Audience Editor. Tom can be found on LinkedIn.
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