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9fin
Absolute Radio
Alonement.com
Archant
BOAT
Daily Mirror
Daily Star
EMPIRE
Financial Times
Fit&Well
FRANCE
Future plc
Good Health, Wellbeing & The Great Outdoors
Grocery Gazette
Hearst UK
The Money Edit
Rock Paper Shotgun
Spirit & Destiny
Stuff
UNLEASH
Woman&Home
Freelance Update - Natalie Chalk
Freelance Update - Edward Dyson
Freelance Update - Marina Gerner
Freelance Update - Rachel Wait
International Media Moves

 

9fin
Owen Sanderson
has just joined 9fin as a Senior Reporter, looking at leveraged credit, CLOs and securitisations. Please get in touch with anything weird and interesting in the world of credit and capital markets; he can be found on Twitter @OwenPSanderson

Absolute Radio
Shaun Keaveny
 will be joining Absolute Radio to narrate the station's first scripted comedy series Rockanory. The full announcement and press contacts can be found here

Alonement.com
Alonement.com has been launched as a lifestyle platform and blog dedicated to celebrating alone time. Founded by Francesca Specter, host of the Alonement podcast and author of Alonement: How To Be Alone & Absolutely Own It, Alonement.com will cover everything related to alone time: self-care advice including mindfulness and journaling, solo travel round-ups, resources and shopping guides for living alone.

Archant
Jade Wright
 has been appointed Features Writer for Cheshire Life and Lancashire Life, and will also be writing national beauty and fashion pages for Archant's hub. Previously Editor at Good Taste Magazine, Jade can now be found on Twitter @jadewright and Instagram @jadewright1

BOAT
Deputy Editor Caroline White is now on maternity leave; Senior Editor Sophia Wilson has been appointed Acting Deputy Editor in her absence.
Georgia Boscawen has joined the team at Acting Travel Editor. She will be overseeing the Voyage section of the magazine and is interested in hearing news and press opportunities about luxury coastal hotels, resorts and superyachts.
Tom McGhie has joined the team as a Digital Writer.

Daily Mirror
Natasha Wynarczyk
has left her role as Features Writer at the Daily Star and is now working as a Senior Features Writer on the Daily Mirror. Natasha can be found on Twitter @tash_wynarczyk

Daily Star
After seven years as a PR consultant, freelance showbiz and music editor for publications including The Sun on Sunday and Daily Mirror, Kim Carr has re-joined the Daily Star features desk. She will be working on centre spreads and page six in the newspaper and welcomes feature ideas, pitches and interview opportunities from PRs across all subjects including health and lifestyle, real life, crime, history, entertainment and animals. Kim previously edited the Daily Star's Playlist music column for six years.

EMPIRE
Nick de Semlyen (@NickdeSemlyen) has been appointed Editor of EMPIRE magazine, promoted from Deputy Editor. Nick has worked at EMPIRE since 2004. Eighteen months ago, he also stepped into the position of Acting Editor during Terri White’s six-month maternity leave.

Financial Times
The Financial Times will introduce its new weekly culture podcast FTWeekend on 4 September, showcasing the FT’s award-winning Life & Arts content. Hosted by Lilah Raptopoulos, the podcast will explore today's culture, big ideas, nuanced questions and what it means to live a good life. FTWeekend will feature inspiring conversations with leading figures in arts, culture and society, as well as in-depth storytelling and a good dose of escapism. Listeners can also expect original reporting and discussion on current affairs and critical issues.

Fit&Well
Fit&Well (part of Future plc) has welcomed James Frew and Jessica Downey as Staff Writers. James was previously Buyer's Guide Editor and a technology journalist at Make Use Of, and can be found on Twitter @jimjamfroo. Jessica recently gained her journalism Master's, during which she completed a placement at Runner's World UK. She can be found on Twitter and Instagram @jessrunshere. James and Jessica are interested in receiving news, launch/product information, access to experts and event invites relating to all aspects of health and fitness, particularly fitness, diet and nutrition, mental wellbeing and healthy living.

FRANCE
Helen Parkinson has been promoted to Assistant Editor at FRANCE magazine, where she was previously a Staff Writer. Helen can be reached at the same email address or found on Twitter @helenvparkinson

Future plc
Claire Davies
is now a Sleep Editor at Future plc, focusing exclusively on all things related to sleep. She wants to receive pitches for sleep features and interviews (PRs, brands and journalists are all welcome), and releases on new sleep products (especially mattresses), new research and services.

Good Health, Wellbeing & The Great Outdoors
Journalist and broadcaster JJ Stenhouse has been appointed Editor of Scottish magazine Good Health, Wellbeing & The Great Outdoors. Her appointment follows former publishing editor Lynda Hamilton Parker’s decision to step down as editor to focus on business development and marketing. Lynda is the founder of Good Health, Wellbeing & The Great Outdoors, which was formerly known as Holistic Scotland Magazine between 2018 and 2020.

Grocery Gazette
Retail Gazette has launched its new publication Grocery Gazette. Grocerygazette.co.uk focuses on the latest developments in the rapidly evolving grocery industry, covering everything from supermarket news, discounters, FMCG and product launches, while keeping a close eye on what’s happening behind closed doors at the world’s largest supermarkets. Free to access, it caters to both business professionals and members of the public and prides itself on its concise, engaging, and neutral coverage. For more information, visit grocerygazette.co.uk

Hearst UK
Charley Ward
has been promoted to Homes Ecommerce Editor at Hearst UK, writing shopping-focused news and features across all relevant brands including Good Housekeeping, Country Living, House Beautiful, Red, Prima, Elle, Cosmopolitan and Women’s Health. She is interested in hearing about sales and product launches across the home and garden categories. Charley can be reached via email.

The Money Edit
Kalpana Fitzpatrick
has joined as Editor of The Money Edit (themoneyedit.com) at Future plc. You can contact her via email and her Twitter handle is @KalpanaFitz
Katie Binns has joined as part-time staff writer on The Money Edit. She can be reached via email and her twitter handle is @kt_binns

Rock Paper Shotgun
James Archer
 has joined Rock Paper Shotgun as Hardware Editor. Previously Audio Editor at Tom's Guide, James can be found tweeting at @jamesandstuff

Spirit & Destiny
Spirit & Destiny Commissioning Editor Katy Moon has now returned from maternity leave. Katy is interested in true life spiritual stories and feature ideas, celebrity interviews, wellbeing/spiritual books and cookery books/recipes. She also runs the Spirit & Destiny Facebook page and can be reached via email.

Stuff
Dan Grabham
has joined Stuff magazine and Stuff.tv as Editor-in-Chief taking over from James Day. Dan was previously Associate Editor at Pocket-lint. He can be reached via email or found on Twitter @dangrabham

UNLEASH
Dan Richardson
has recently started a new role as a Journalist at UNLEASH. He is writing about technology, HR tech, innovation and the future of work. PRs with relevant stories and spokespeople can contact him via email. 

Woman&Home
Esme Clemo
has been appointed Homes Editor for Woman&Home magazine. She remains Home Editor of weekly titles Woman's Weekly, Woman, Woman's Own and Chat. Reach Esme via email.


Freelance Update - Natalie Chalk
Natalie Chalk
 at online magazine Chalkmarks is looking for instant weekend ideas around the UK and beyond. As the travel industry gets moving again she’s looking to write about new trends such as train travel, out-of-season European trips, and wellness breaks. In the past Natalie has written travel for Travel Bulletin, the Daily Express, the Guardian, Sunday Mirror and others. In 2017 Chalkmarks was named a Top 10 Travel Blog. She can be reached via email and found tweeting at @nlchalk. Her Instagram is @thechalkmarks

Freelance Update - Edward Dyson
Ed Dyson
is available to cover showbiz events, write travel reviews, and interview celebrities. He hosts the UK's No1 Drag Race podcast United Queendom and is especially interested in anything drag/Drag Race related. He can be reached via email or found on Twitter @edwarddyson205

Freelance Update - Marina Gerner
Marina Gerner
, a freelance journalist, is doing an interview series called "13 Questions" for Morningstar. She's looking for fund managers who would like to participate and is particularly keen to hear from female fund managers. Ideally they should have a Morningstar rating. She can be found on Twitter @MarinaSGerner and LinkedIn.

Freelance Update - Rachel Wait
Rachel Wait
is available for personal finance freelance commissions. She covers a range of topics, including property, savings, insurance, energy and money issues, and has written for a number of national newspapers and personal finance sites. She can be reached via email or found on Twitter @RachelWait



International Media Moves

The Age Australia
Jack Latimore has recently started as an Indigenous Affairs Journalist at The Age. Prior to this, he was Managing Editor of NITV.  Jack can be contacted by email or found on Twitter @latimorejack

Stockhead
Reuben Adams
 has been recently promoted to Deputy Editor at Stockhead where he was previously a Resources Journalist. In the past, he was also the Editor at The Australian Mining Review, The Australian Energy Review and The Australian Education Reporter. Reuben can be contacted by email  or found on Twitter @reubenadams6

 

 


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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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