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Archant
Daily Star Online
ELLE
Evening Standard
Future Plc
GRAZIA
i
Royal College of Nursing
StokeOnTrentLive
The Sun
Sunday World
The Telegraph
YourMoney.com
Freelance Update - Laura Ewart
Freelance Update - Rachel Wait
Freelance Update - Qin Xie
International Media Moves


Archant
Ben Hardy
is now a Reporter covering the Norwich area for the Eastern Daily Press and Norwich Evening News. Ben, who was previously at the Lynn News, can be reached via email and found on Twitter @bahardy45

Daily Star Online
Christine Younan
has been promoted to Senior Lifestyle & Travel Reporter at the Daily Star Online. Christine can be found on Twitter @cyounan26

ELLE
After a stint in advertising, freelance journalism and book writing, Lotte Jeffs is returning temporarily to ELLE as Acting Features Director, covering Hannah Nathanson's parental leave. She is looking to hear from culture PRs - particularly books and film - and writers pitching great ideas. Reach her on her ELLE email address.

Evening Standard
Kerry Potter
has been appointed Associate Features Director for ES magazine at the Evening Standard. Kerry will work on the magazine on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and continue to do freelance work. She contributes to the Sunday Telegraph, Mail on Sunday, Evening Standard and ELLE, among others. Kerry is on Twitter @kerry_potter and Instagram @kerrylouisepotter

Future Plc
Jenny McFarlane
has returned from her maternity leave to begin a new role at Future Plc. She is now Senior Digital Editor in the Home Interest team, working across Real Homes, Homes & Gardens, Ideal Home, Livingetc and Gardeningetc. Jenny was previously at Media 10 as Group Content and Audience Development Manager across Good Homes, Grand Designs, ICON and OnOffice. She can be reached via email or found on Instagram @jennykmac

GRAZIA
Emma Rowley and Jessica Barrett
have been appointed Assistant Editors Grazia. In their new positions, Emma will oversee features and Jessica will oversee news and video. Emma was previously acting Assistant Editor at Grazia. Prior to that she was Assistant Editor on the Daily Mail’s Inspire section and has also worked on the features desks of the Daily Mail and Daily Telegraph.Jessica is a writer, editor and columnist who has spent the last 15 years working at national newspapers and magazines, writing a daily column in the i for five years until 2019. Her work has featured in titles such as the Daily Telegraph, Vogue.co.uk, Mail on Sunday, Evening Standard, Refinery29 and the Guardian.

Hannah Banks-Walker has been promoted to Digital Fashion Features and News Director at Grazia. Hannah has been Grazia’s Digital Fashion and Beauty Editor since April 2019. She has previously written for titles including Financial Times Style, StylistThe Telegraph, Red and The Pool, where she was Deputy Fashion and Beauty Editor for two years. In her new role she will be writing and editing across fashion features and news online. 

i
Gwendolyn Smith
is now Assistant Arts Editor at the i. She previously freelanced for G2, The Guardian’s Weekend magazine, The Observer and more. Reach Gwendolyn via email or find her on Twitter @gwendolyn_smith

Royal College of Nursing
Rebecca Gilroy
has started a part-time role as writer and content editor at the Royal College of Nursing magazines; she was previously a reporter at B2B title, Nursing Times. She will also be freelancing book reviews and literary features. Proofs are very welcome, and she mainly writes on literary fiction, commercial women’s fiction and sci-fi/fantasy. Rebecca Gilroy runs a blog of personal book reviews and you can view her professional portfolio on her website. She is also an experienced reader for various literary and book scouting agencies and independent publishers. She is currently open for commissions. Rebecca's website is www.rebeccagilroy.com, and she is on social media as @rebecca_gilroy

StokeOnTrentLive
Kit Roberts
has been appointed as a Reporter for StokeOnTrentLive. Kit previously worked as a freelancer, covering topics as diverse as Covid-19, northern independence, migrant workers, and open water swimming. He can be found on Twitter @Kit_Roberts1649

The Sun
Natasha Clark
has taken on the role of Political Correspondent at The Sun, working for both the paper and online in an integrated team. Natasha, previously Digital Political Editor, can be reached via email. Her Twitter handle is @natashac

Sunday World
Daragh Keany
has been promoted to Features Editor for Sunday World, across both print and online. Daragh has held various roles at the paper since 2002, most recently as Travel Editor. He can be reached via email or found on Twitter @DaraghKeany

The Telegraph
Adam Williams
has been appointed Personal Finance Assistant Editor at The Telegraph, as maternity cover for Head of Personal Finance Lauren Davidson. He continues to be interested in property, investing and consumer finance stories.

YourMoney.com
Paloma Kubiak
, Deputy Editor of YourMoney.com, is now on maternity leave. All enquiries should be directed towards Emma Lunn and John Fitzsimons.

 

Freelance Update - Laura Ewart
Laura Ewart (née Atri), former Editor of Wedding Flowers & Accessories magazine, has gone freelance and is available for commissions. Previous magazine work has included House and HomeWeddingWedding Flowers & AccessoriesNatural HealthHomemaker and Period Ideas, as well as brand work with Dulux, AkzoNobel, Redwood BBDO and Carpetright. Laura can be found on Instagram @laura_ewart11

Freelance Update - Rachel Wait
Rachel Wait
is available for personal finance freelance commissions. She covers a range of topics, including property, savings, insurance, energy, money issues and consumer affairs. She can be found on Twitter @RachelWait  

Freelance Update - Qin Xie
Qin Xie
has returned to freelancing after 11 months as acting travel editor at The Independent. Qin, who also writes personal finance newsletter Money Talk (heymoneytalk.co.uk), welcomes commissions on food, travel and personal finance as well as editing shifts. From PRs, she would like to hear about new products, trends, launches and openings as well as people with strong opinions she can interview. She can be contacted via email and is on social media as @qinxiesays

 



International Media Moves


Il Piccolo 
Omar Monastier 
is now Managing Director of the Italian regional daily newspaper Il Piccolo. He was previously Director of Messaggero Veneto, a role he will keep alongside his new responsibilities. In addition, Roberta Giani is now Deputy Director at Il Piccolo. Omar can be found on Twitter @OmarMonestier

Men's Health Australia/Women's Health Australia
Nikolina Ilic
 is now the Digital Editor at Men's Health and Women's Health magazines, which were re-launched by Paragon Media this month. Prior to this, she was the Digital Editor at GQ Australia and Vogue Australia.

 

 


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Natalie is Cision's Senior Content Editor in London and is responsible for the UK Media Moves.

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