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Michael Ribbeck has been appointed South West Editor at TheBusinessDesk.com, expanding their coverage. Mike was North West Editor for the site until 2020, when he moved to Insider Media. Mike can be found on LinkedIn.
Jenny Darmody (@Jenny_Darmody) has been promoted to Editor of the sci-tech news site Silicon Republic, where she has been Deputy Editor since 2020. Jenny is based in Meath and can be reached via email.
TTG Media has announced the following changes to their editorial team:
Group Editor Pippa Jacks has been appointed Editorial Director, taking on overall responsibility for all content across TTG’s print, online and event output.
Sophie Griffiths is taking on the expanded role of Editor and Chief Purpose Officer for TTG.
April Hutchinson, previously TTG Luxury Editor, becomes Editor and Publisher of the title.
Charlotte Cullinan has been named Content Writer after contributing on a freelance basis.
The Africa Report
Jaysim Hanspal (@JaysimHanspal) has been appointed Assistant Editor at The Africa Report, a magazine for African politics, business and culture. Jaysim, who is based in London, will now coordinate the print issues of the magazine in addition to writing for the title.
Lois Shearing (@LoShearing) has joined Cosmopolitan UK as a Senior Sex and Relationships Writer. Lois is the author of Bi the Way and presents the podcast The Feminine Art of Radicalisation.
Daniel Bird (@dddanadine) has been appointed Assistant Celebrity Editor at the Daily Mirror, effective in February. Daniel is currently on loan to the Mirror from the Daily Star, where he is Senior Showbiz & TV Reporter. He will hold the new role for a year before returning to the Star.
Louella Berryman is now Writer at Delish UK, previously Digital Content Producer at Club Oenologique. Louella is interested in hearing about new food and drink product launches, new restaurant openings and opportunities around chef and cookbook author interviews.
Sam Dimmer (@samdimmer) was recently named Editor of the Derby Telegraph and its website Derbyshire Live. Sam has held various roles at Reach, most recently as Senior Customer Editor for the East Midlands.
Freelance Senior Digital Producer Sharn Rayment (@SharnLR) has re-joined ITV’s Love Island for the winter 2023 series. The upcoming series is her fifth in total and her second one as a Senior Digital Producer. Sharn will oversee all social content production and output.
Zoe Gunn has been promoted to Digital Editorial Director at Luxury London. Previously Digital Editor, she will oversee content across the magazine's online platforms and is interested in receiving pitches across fashion, beauty and grooming, food, lifestyle, health, travel and culture. She can be found on Instagram and Twitter at @zoemgunn.
The News Movement
The News Movement has appointed Rebecca Hutson (@beccahutson) as Head of News, UK. She was previously Head of Digital at GB News. In her role Rebecca will lead TNM’s UK editorial team and help set editorial strategy across TNM as a member of the Senior Leadership Team.
The following schedule changes have been announced at Radio X:
Issy Panayis moves up the daytime line-up to become the new host of weekdays from 1pm to 4pm.
Dan O’Connell will take on the Radio X Evening Show. Dan has been with the X brand since 2010.
Adam Brown will present the early breakfast show, hosting weekdays from 4am to 6:30am.
Elspeth Pierce is the new host of Radio X Chilled, weeknights from 10pm to 1am.
James Hall takes on Early Breakfast as the new host of Saturdays and Sundays, 6am to 8am.
Sophie Sveinsson is joining the weekend line-up as host of Radio X Chilled on Sunday nights, 10pm to 1am.
Cassie Steer has joined Stylist as Acting Beauty Director, replacing former Beauty and Fashion Features Director Billie Bhatia. Cassie will be Stylist's main editorial beauty contact until the permanent role has been filled.
Freelance Update - Louise Whitbread
Louise Whitbread (@louisewhitbread) has announced her freelance details. Louise was previously Editor at the global influencer reporting platform CORQ and is currently a Contributing Editor and Writer for IndyBest. She is available for editorial consultancy, copywriting projects, commissions and shift work covering beauty, digital culture, trend forecasting and product reviews.
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