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5 Minute Fun
Evening Standard
The Mill
MyLondon
Radio Southend
Schools Week
Secret Media
Sky News
sulk mag
The Sun
The Telegraph
TopTenReviews
UC Today
Freelance Update - Laura Capon
Freelance Update - Sarah Finley
Freelance Update - Marianna Hunt
Freelance Update - Vanessa Richmond
International Media Moves


5 Minute Fun
Natalie Keeler
has moved to Immediate Media as a Digital Writer for parenting website 5 Minute Fun. Previously a Features Writer for The Chelsea Magazine Company, Natalie can be reached at her new email address.

Evening Standard
Tom Ambrose
, previously a Chief Reporter at Archant, is now a News Reporter at the Evening Standard. Tom has freelanced for Mirror Online and The Independent, and had bylines in the Daily Mirror, The Times, HuffPost and The i, among others. Reach him via email or find him on Twitter @tomambrose89

The Mill
Dani Cole
will be a full-time Reporter for The Mill, effective in April, after freelancing for the digital Manchester newspaper since September. Visit Dani’s website or find her on Twitter @danithecole

MyLondon
Seren Hughes
is now a Reporter for MyLondon. Previously on placement with Surrey Live and an occasional freelance travel writer, she can be contacted via email or found on Twitter @serenhughes

Radio Southend
The new local station Radio Southend, operated by Radio Chelmsford, launches this week. It will broadcast music from the 80s to today along with news, weather, travel, entertainment news, interviews, competitions and local events 24 hours a day.

Schools Week
Tom Belger
is now a Senior Reporter at Schools Week. He joins the team from Yahoo Finance UK, where he was a Finance and Policy Reporter. Tom can be reached via email or found on Twitter @tom_belger

Secret Media
Julie Freeman
has joined as Secret London’s new Staff Writer Intern. She will be working alongside Editor Alex Landon, covering all things London—including but not limited to theatre, travel and foodie news.
Additionally, Jack Saddler’s role within the Secret Media Network has changed and he will now be focusing primarily on Secret London and Secret Dublin as a Staff Writer. He is interested in bars and restaurants, arts and culture, and general things to do in these cities.

Sky News
Tom Rayner
is to take on the role of Digital Politics Editor at Sky News after Easter. Tom has held various positions at Sky News, most recently as a Political Correspondent. He can be reached via email or found on Twitter @RaynerSkyNews

sulk mag
Harriet Williamson
(@harriepw) has been appointed Editor-in-Chief of upcoming digital title sulk mag, which launches on 5 April. They will cover offbeat stories from both new and established writers, with topics ranging from politics, science and technology to culture and lifestyle. The team can be found on Twitter @sulkmag

The Sun
Fay Leyfield
(née Strang) has returned to her role as Senior Digital Showbiz Reporter at The Sun. Fay can be reached via email or found on Twitter @fay_strang

The Telegraph
Former Political Editor Gordon Rayner is now Associate Editor at The Telegraph. Gordon, who has been at the paper since 2007, can be reached via email or found on Twitter @gordonrayner

TopTenReviews
Ruth Gaukrodger
is the new Digital Learning and Hobbies Editor at TopTenReviews. She will be covering everything related to the sector, including arts and crafts, photography, online learning and much more. The topic has seen a huge surge in interest over the past year and Ruth is keen to hear from any PRs who are currently working in the sphere. She can be reached via email found on Twitter @rgaukrodger

UC Today
Marian McHugh
, previously a Reporter for CRN, is now a Technology Reporter for UC Today. Marian can be reached via email or found on Linkedin.

Freelance Update - Laura Capon
Laura Capon
is leaving her role as Deputy Beauty Editor at Cosmo to go freelance. She is available for print and online articles across beauty, fashion and features, along with presenting, social media video creation, brand consultancy and copywriting. She can be found on Instagram @laucapon

Freelance Update - Sarah Finley
Sarah Finley
, a freelance journalist, writing lifestyle, beauty, wellbeing and business news and features for the BBC, Woman & Home, The Independent and Evening Standard has launched PR Secrets - a consultancy service that aims to bridge the gap between journalists and PR's - giving advice to PR's about what editors want. More information can be found via her website www.sarahfinley.co.uk on her Instagram @PR_secrets

Freelance Update - Marianna Hunt
Marianna Hunt
is now writing freelance, mostly about travel and food, for publications including The Telegraph and The Spectator. She is also joining the communications agency ING Media where she will be writing about property. Marianna can be contacted about freelance pieces via email, or found on Instagram @marianna.w.hunt

Freelance Update - Vanessa Richmond
Vanessa Richmond
is leaving Future Plc on 25 March and will be working freelance as a writer and editor (homes and interiors content), as well as taking on some editorial and brand consultancy. Email her for commissions and work enquiries.

 



International Media Moves

Vozpópuli 
Borja Negrete Julio 
is now Health Editor for the Spanish online newspaper Vozpópuli, which he joined last year as a Reporter. He will deal with pharmaceutical issues, hospitals and medical insurance news. Borja can be found on twitter @Borjanegrete

Abitare 
Francesca Taroni 
is now Managing Editor of the Italian architecture and home design magazine Abitare. She replaces Silvia Botti, who has left the publication to pursue other interests. Francesca is also Managing Editor of Living, a supplement of the RCS newspaper Corriere della Sera. She can be found on Twitter at @francescataroni

The Australian
Cameron Stewart 
has returned to Australia to resume his position as Associate Editor at The Australian after four years as Washington Correspondent. He can be reached at the same email address or found on Twitter @camstewarttheoz

Take 5 / Lucky Break
Australian Journalist Laura Trieste has joined the teams at Take 5 and Lucky Break magazines as a Features Writer. Former Group Features Editor at NewsLocal, Laura can now be contacted about human interest and real-life stories via email. 

 

 


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About Natalie Beale

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

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