September 21, 2021
Media Moves UK
/ by Natalie Beale
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The print edition of City A.M. is once again available in London. The free paper, last available on 20 March 2020, has returned to streets, offices and public transport.
Aleks Phillips has been appointed as a Reporter for the Daily Express. Aleks was previously reporting for Chemist+Druggist and can be found on Twitter @AleksPhillips1
Roxy Bourdillon has been appointed Editor of DIVA magazine as former Editor Carrie Lyell takes on the role of Digital Engagement Manager for the charity Mermaids. Roxy, who was previously Managing Editor, can be found on Twitter @roxybourdillon
Will Morgan has started a Community Reporter role at Gloucestershire Live. Previously freelance, Will can be reached via email or found on Twitter @Will__Morgan
Freelance Lifestyle Writer and Editor Heidi Scrimgeour has been appointed Consumer Editor at Goodto.com, where she will oversee e-commerce content. Heidi will be creating/commissioning parenting and food content and is interested in hearing from relevant brands and PRs keen to feature in buying guides, product reviews, and supporting editorial content. She would also like to hear from potential affiliate partners. Reach Heidi via email or find her on Twitter @heidiscrim
Lucy Tandon Copp has returned from maternity leave to her role as Group Editor of Cosmetics Business and Pure Beauty magazine. She is looking for breaking news relating to the beauty industry, including new product launches, retail/e-commerce, M&A, ingredients, packaging, regulation. Lucy is also interested in exclusive interview opportunities with industry experts, brand owners, and celebrities. She can be found on Twitter @lucytandoncopp
Alicia Adejobi (@aliciaadejobi) and Rishma Dosani (@rishma_dosani) are now Assistant Entertainment Editors at Metro.co.uk. They were both previously Senior Entertainment Reporters and can be reached via the same email addresses.
Max Schwerdtfeger has started at Mining Magazine as Deputy Editor, joining them from his Digital Editor role at Port Technology International. He can be reached via email or found on LinkedIn.
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Chris Newlands has been appointed Head of News and Investigations at Money Saving Expert, effective 27 September. Previously Business & Money Editor at the i, Chris can be found on Twitter @newlands_chris
Alya Zayed is now a Content Editor for MyLondon, joining the team from CambridgeshireLive. Alya can be contacted via email or found on Twitter @alya_zayed
Georgie Hoole, Executive Editor for Secret Media UK/IE/APAC, is now on maternity leave, and will return in 2022. Alex Landon will be the Acting Executive Editor for Secret Media UK/IE/APAC until her return, managing the network's media presence in the UK, along with Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, and Singapore. He and the team are interested in receiving updates about news, events, lifestyle, travel, food, and culture in these regions.
Journalist Vish Gain is now working for Silicon Republic in Dublin. Before joining Silicon Republic, he was a Correspondent and Newsletter Editor at AML Intelligence, Europe's fastest-growing business news company focusing on financial crimes. Vish can be found on Twitter @vishgain
Hayley Richardson has started as Assistant Head of Features at The Sun, joining them from her Associate Femail Editor role at MailOnline. Hayley can be found on Twitter and Instagram @richojourno and is interested in hearing about celebrity interviews, feature ideas, talking heads, real-life stories, sex trends, royal stories, upcoming books, fashion and beauty, recipes and hacks.
News UK is to launch a new channel, talkTV, in early 2022. The channel will be streamed live and made widely available on all platforms including linear TV and OTT with content available across social media as well as News UK’s own broad inventory of websites and apps. There will be proper hourly news bulletins, sports and entertainment shows as well as current affairs, debate, opinion and documentaries. New format shows will be introduced using talent from their own brands, including talkRADIO, talkSPORT, Virgin Radio, Times Radio, The Sun, The Times and The Sunday Times.
Lauren Almeida recently started at The Telegraph as an Investment Reporter, joining them from the Investors’ Chronicle. Lauren can be reached via email or found on Twitter @laurenalmeida_l
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