07 Jun 2022 / in Media Moves UK / by Natalie Beale


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Bauer Media
Scott Wells (@scottayyy) has joined Bauer Media as a Senior Style Writer, working across heat, Closer, Bella, Take A Break, That's Life, and Yours. Scott was previously a Fashion Stylist & Writer with Reach plc.

Bloomberg News
Allegra Stratton
 has joined Bloomberg News as UK Contributing Editor, effective this week. Her role will include writing Bloomberg UK’s daily newsletter The Readout, which launches on 20 June.

The Handbook
Digital lifestyle destination The Handbook announces the appointment of Robyn Upton as Managing Director. Previously Global Director at Bux + Bewl Communications, Robyn will be overseeing commercial growth strategy for the platform as well as developing both the editorial and social content channels across beauty, fashion, lifestyle, food and travel.

i
Sophie Gallagher
(@SCFGallagher) is now Deputy Features Editor at the i paper following nine months of freelancing. Sophie, who has previously worked at, and written for, the BBC, The Independent, HuffPost UK, Grazia, Cosmo and Stylist, can be reached via email.

Insider
Alex Sebastian has been promoted to Associate Editor, Investing at Business Insider. He is interested in receiving interview pitches and commentary across traditional financial markets and crypto. He can be found on Twitter @MrAlexSebastian

The News Movement
The following hires have been announced at The News Movement:
John Simpson, the Crime Correspondent of The Times, will be joining TNM as Senior Correspondent, Investigations.
Also joining are Mary Mandefield, presenter and podcaster; Jemima Walker of Sky News and Good Morning Britain; Kafui Okpattah, investigative journalist, Sony Music podcast producer and the youngest reporter to lead a BBC News’ Panorama programme; Emma Bentley, BBC News camera crew and TikTok creator; Omar Mehtab, from the BBC’s technology programme Click and Alpha Kamara, video producer.
TNM is in Beta phase at present, ahead of a full launch later in the year. The News Movement can be found on TikTok, Instagram, YouTube and Twitter @thenewsmovement

Quartz
Sofia Lotto Persio (@sofiaellepi) is now Deputy Email Editor for Quartz. Sofia joined the team from Forbes and continues to be based in London.

React News
Ross Basham has joined React News as Lead Digital Sub-Editor. He was previously Chief Sub-Editor at Zone, the digital agency. Ross can be found on LinkedIn.

Southwark News
Alex Jones
(@AlexJCambs) is now Millwall Reporter for Southwark News, covering club news for their online brand NewsAtDen. Alex was previously East Anglian Football Editor at Prost International.

The Telegraph
Danielle Sheridan (@sheridandani) has been promoted to Defence Editor at The Telegraph, where she was previously a Defence and Political Correspondent. Danielle can continue to be reached at the same email address.

The Times
Emma Munbodh
(@emma_munbodh) has been appointed Deputy Editor of Money Mentor at The Times. Emma started the role last month after several years at the Daily Mirror, most recently serving as Money Editor.

Women’s Wear Daily
Hikmat Mohammed
(@hikmatmo) has joined Women’s Wear Daily as Fashion and General Assignments Editor, London. Hikmat, previously a Digital Lifestyle Production Journalist at The Telegraph, covers fashion, culture, business, beauty, royals and more.

Freelance Update - Anna Verdon
Anna Verdon has left her role as Content Editor at tigerbond and is now available for freelance shifts and commissions. Anna has previously worked as a features writer at Woman and Woman's Own magazines and as a news reporter at Ferrari Press Agency. She has also carried out shift work at several nationals including Mirror Online, Sunday Mirror, Express and Star. For freelance commissions and opportunities, Anna can be reached via email or found on LinkedIn.

 

 


 

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