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Financial Times
The Guardian
The Herald (Scotland)
International Rental News
The Oldham Times
People Management
Pink News
The Telegraph
Freelance Update - Sarah Finley
Freelance Update - Harriet Kean
Freelance Update - Annabel Zammit
International Media Moves



BBC Radio Bradford
BBC Radio Bradford has now launched, with Rima Ahmed hosting the breakfast show 6am-10am followed by Sanchez Payne at 10am-2pm. Local news bulletins will run on the hour to support audiences through the ongoing impact coronavirus is having on the Bradford and Keighley areas. The output is planned to continue until March 2021.

BEAST
Lara Mills
has been appointed Editor of BEAST magazine. Lara, who was previously Features Writer, can be reached at the same email address or found on Instagram @laramills_

Condé Nast
Natalia Gamero del Castillo
has been promoted to Managing Director of Europe at Condé Nast, effective 1 January. In this newly created role, Natalia will be based in London and oversee all of the company’s European operations. She is currently managing director of Condé Nast Spain, which publishes AD, Condé Nast Traveler, Glamour, GQ, Vanity Fair and Vogue.

Financial Times
BBC Newsnight’s Business Editor Helen Thomas is to join the Financial Times as a Business Columnist, effective 1 March. Helen was previously at The Wall Street Journal and prior to that held various roles at the FT, including US M&A Correspondent and Mining Correspondent. She can be found tweeting at @helentbbc

The Guardian
Archie Bland is now covering media editor Jim Waterson's parental leave but will continue to report on other topics. He can be reached via email or found tweeting at @archiebland

The Herald (Scotland)
John-Paul Holden has been appointed Education Correspondent at The Herald, where he was previously Deputy News Editor. Reach him via email or find him on Twitter @johnpaul796

International Rental News
Belinda Smart has been appointed Editor of International Rental News. Belinda, who starts this week, succeeds Thomas Allen.

The Oldham Times
Weekly Newsquest title The Oldham Times will become a daily newspaper from January 2021. The paper will also feature a new roster of supplements during the week, including a food and drink guide and a homes and interiors pull-out, as well as a larger seven-day TV guide every Saturday.

People Management
Jyoti Rambhai has started as Managing Editor at People Management. Jyoti, who will continue to do some freelance work, can be found on Twitter @jy0ti_journo

Pink News
Hilary Mitchell, currently Editor of Edinburgh Live, has been appointed Audience Editor for Pink News. Hilary was previously Scotland Editor at BuzzFeed and will join Pink News in July. She can be found tweeting at @hilary_w

The Telegraph
Danielle Sheridan is now Defence and Political Correspondent at The Telegraph, taking on the defence beat in addition to covering politics. Danielle, who previously served as Assistant News Editor, can be reached via email. Find her tweeting at @SheridanDani

Freelance Update - Sarah Finley
Freelance Journalist Sarah Finley is available for feature commissions on health, fitness, travel or human interest. As a journalist and editor, she has written for the BBC, Femail, Woman and Home, Conde Nast Traveller and Tech Radar. She is also available for copywriting and PR consultancy work. Earlier this year she also launched a careers podcast for 2020 graduates called Let's Get You A F**kin Job - to help graduates navigate the job market during a pandemic - a subject which she is available to also talk or write about. She can be reached via email and her work can be found at sarahfinley.contently.com

Freelance Update - Harriet Kean
Harriet Kean is now freelance after leaving Grazia as Junior News Editor. She is available for commissions on lifestyle, health, celebrity, entertainment, books and fashion. Reach Harriet at via email or find her tweeting at @harrietkean

Freelance Update - Annabel Zammit
Annabel Zammit recently left her position as Deputy Editor of OK! magazine. She has extensive experience of commissioning, editing, writing and managing an editorial team. Annabel has also interviewed hundreds of celebrities and has extensive industry contacts.



International Media Moves

Vanity Fair Italia 

Malcom Pagani is now an Editor-at-Large for the Italian version of the magazine Vanity Fair, where he was previously Deputy Director, a role he left to pursue other interests in the cinema industry. He can be reached at mpagani@condenast.it  

 

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