Freelance Update - Carmen Bellot
Yasser Ranjha has joined Global to host a new weekday show on Capital XTRA. He will be on Drive with the station’s playlist of Hip-Hop & RnB anthems between 4pm and 7pm. Mike Panteli will continue to host his show on Capital XTRA Reloaded with non-stop old skool. Yasser was previously a drive-time presenter on the BBC Asian Network.
Adam Becket has joined the Future title Cycling Weekly as a Digital Staff Writer. Adam was previously at ProCycling magazine and can continue to be reached at his Future email address. His Twitter handle is @adambecket
Joseph Wilkes has been appointed Deputy News Editor for the Daily Mirror. Contact Joseph via email or find him on Twitter @josephdwilkes
James Caven recently re-joined the Daily Star as an Assistant News Editor. James as a Senior News Reporter at the title until June 2021, when he became a Live Blogger for Sky News. He can be reached via email or found on Twitter @jimmyacaven
Jessica Morgan will be leaving her role as Deputy Editor at The Face magazine on 6 January. Details of her new position will be shared in due course; in the meantime, PRs should contact Jessica for her new delivery address. She moves home on 7 January and her new role will be fully remote.
GB News has started testing transmission of GB News Radio, available in addition to the TV channel with a 24/7 simulcast. Listeners can find GB News Radio on DAB+, or access it online.
Lydia Spencer-Elliott has started at GRAZIA UK as a Senior Features Writer. She was previously a Showbiz Reporter for MailOnline and can now be reached at her new email address. Her Twitter handle is @LSPENCERELLIOTT
Jessica Twist is now a News Producer on This Morning at ITV, where she was previously an Output Producer on Good Morning Britain. Jessica is interested in unusual trends, food, beauty, wellbeing, pets, lifestyle, fashion, beauty, interesting stories, unusual stories, parenting.
Rachael Hogg has been appointed Features Editor at loveFOOD. Rachael, previously Editor at FoodTribe, can be found on Twitter @RachaelHogg
Jamie Harris joined The Sun last month as a Technology and Science Reporter. He is open to any tech-related pitches, but is particularly looking for stories around cybersecurity, privacy issues and tech misuse. Jamie, previously at PA Media, can be found on Twitter @jamieharristech
Helen Cahill is now a Special Correspondent on The Telegraph’s business desk, joining them from City Correspondent role at The Mail on Sunday. Helen can be reached via email or found on Twitter @helcahill
The US and UK editions of WIRED, previously two entirely separate publications, are to be merged into a single site at WIRED.com. Two separate print editions will still be available, albeit with many shared stories. The US and UK newsrooms were merged last year.
Freelance Update - Carmen Bellot
Carmen Bellot, now freelance, is interested in receiving news and press releases about brands that span across fashion, beauty and the lifestyle sector. Carmen, previously Managing Editor of Because London, can be reached via email or found on Instagram @carmen_bellot
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