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BBC News
Birmingham Live
ES Magazine
FinTech Futures
football.london
Great Yarmouth Mercury
The Guardian
LBC
MyLondon
New Statesman
Reach plc
Rolling Stone UK
Sky Arts
The Sun
This Is Money
UKi Media & Events
WTiN


BBC News
Jess Brammar
has been appointed as Executive News Editor, News Channels at BBC News. Paul Danahar has been appointed as Executive News Editor, World Story Team. Jess takes up her role this month and Paul will start his in January; more information is available here.

Birmingham Live
Nathan Clarke
has joined Birmingham Live as a Community Reporter. Nathan can be contacted via email or found on Twitter @nathanc1999

ES Magazine
Ben Cobb
(@bengcobb) has been appointed as Editor of ES Magazine, effective 4 October. Ben spent over a decade at British fashion magazine Another Man, in roles including Editor-in-Chief, before joining influential style publication LOVE as Co-Editor-in-Chief in early 2020. Last year he helped to launch Perfect Magazine, a creative community and content platform, alongside his former LOVE colleague Katie Grand. Ben succeeds long-time Editor Laura Weir.

FinTech Futures
Alex Pugh
has started at FinTech Futures as a Reporter, joining them from the Securities Finance Times. Alex can be contacted via email or found on Twitter @pughshow

football.london
Sam Truelove
has joined football.london as Content Editor. Previously a Content Editor at MyLondon, Sam can still be reached at the same email address or found on Twitter @samtruelove1

Great Yarmouth Mercury
Anthony Carroll
has been appointed as Community Editor of the Great Yarmouth Mercury and will lead its team of three reporters, Liz Coates, James Weeds and Daniel Hickey. Anthony lives in Great Yarmouth and used to be the Mercury’s Chief Reporter, first joining the team in 2007. For Archant he has worked in the Lowestoft and Diss areas. Reach Anthony at anthony.carroll@archant.co.uk or find him on Twitter @carrollanthony

The Guardian
Axel Kacoutié
has been appointed Creative Director of Sound at The Guardian. He will still be sound designing the podcast Today in Focus but will also be working with the wider audio team on current and future podcast offerings. Axel can be found on Twitter @AxelKacoutie

LBC
Gina Davidson
will be taking on the brand-new role of Scotland Political Editor for LBC, joining them from her position of Deputy Political Editor at The Scotsman. Gina can be found on Twitter @wornoutmumhack

MyLondon
Lea Dzifa Seeberg 
has joined MyLondon as a What’s On Writer and can be contacted with event info via email. Lea, who previously worked in PR, is a journalism graduate and can be found on Twitter @leadzifa

New Statesman
The New Statesman has launched a new design across print and digital, which extends to their podcasts, videos and newsletters. More information is available here.

Reach plc
Ryan McDonald
has moved from News UK to Reach, where he is now Editor, Football Scotland. Ryan is based in Glasgow and can be found on Twitter @rmcd93

Rolling Stone UK
Hannah Ewens
 will be joining the UK edition of Rolling Stone in October as Features Editor across print and online. Hannah is currently Senior Editor at VICE UK and can be found on Twitter @hannahrosewens

Sky Arts
Sky Arts has announced a new slate of programmes to mark one year as a free channel, with Emma Corrin, Fehinti Balogun, Frank Skinner, Bernardine Evaristo and Ralph Fiennes all set to appear in upcoming programmes which spotlight the very best in theatre, dance, music, literature and visual art. More information is available here.

The Sun
Holly Mead 
(née Black) is now Deputy Consumer Editor at The Sun. She joins from Morningstar where she was Editorial Manager EMEA. She can be contacted via email or found tweeting at @hollyblack_ltc. She is interested in all consumer and personal finance stories and exclusives.

This Is Money
Mike Sheen
has started at This Is Money as News Editor, joining them from Investment Week, where he held the same role. Mike can be found on Twitter @michaeljsheen

UKi Media & Events
Dan Symonds
is now Editor of Meteorological Technology International at UKi Media & Events, in addition to his role of Online Editor for Passenger Terminal World. Dan can be found on Twitter @danspress

WTiN
Madelaine Thomas
(née Cornforth) started this summer as Content Lead for World Textile Information Network, where she has held various roles since 2015. Madelaine works across all Intelligence and WTiNews channels and can be reached via email or found on Twitter @mcornforth_wtin

 


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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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