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Condé Nast
Daily Express
Digital Spy
Financial Times
Hearst UK
The Leader (Flintshire)
Manchester Evening News
Pensions Age
Radio Times
Twisted
WIRED UK
Freelance Update - Christina Patterson
Freelance Update - Bibby Sowray


Condé Nast
After three years at content agency Adjust Your Set Callum McGeoch is now Vice President of Video, (Global, Local Languages) for Condé Nast's Branded Entertainment team. He will be working across all titles including Vogue, Vanity Fair, GQ, Architectural Digest, Wired and CNTraveler to develop brand partnered video and podcast series across Europe, Asia and Latin America. He was previously Digital Director of Balance Magazine and Editor of Dazed & Confused and Another Man magazines.

Daily Express
Rachel Hagan
has started at Express.co.uk as a news reporter in the live news team. Rachel is particularly interested in global news, having covered everything from foreign policy to health crises and global injustices. She previously wrote for The Financial Times, The Independent, The New Arab and VICE among others. Rachel can be found on Twitter @rachelhagan_

Digital Spy
David Opie
has been appointed Acting TV Editor at Digital Spy, where he has been Deputy TV Editor since 2019. Contact David via email or find him on Twitter @DavidOpie

Financial Times
Former BBC Technology Reporter Cristina Criddle has joined the FT as Acting Technology Reporter covering both UK and European tech. Her Twitter handle is @CristinaCriddle

Hearst UK
Lauren Codling
has joined Hearst UK's central Ecommerce team as their new Home and Garden Writer. She will be primarily working across Good Housekeeping, Country Living, House Beautiful, Red, Prima, Elle, Women’s Health and Cosmopolitan. Based in London, Lauren previously worked as a Senior News Reporter at Eastern Eye newspaper. She is looking to hear about new home interiors and garden product launches and sales, with a focus on gardening.

The Leader (Flintshire)
Arron Evans
has joined The Leader as a Reporter, covering local news from Wrexham and Flintshire in North Wales. Arron can be reached via email or found on Twitter @arronevansnews

Manchester Evening News
James Holt
is now a Reporter for the Manchester Evening News, having joined them from the Lancashire Post. James will be covering news from across Greater Manchester and can be found on Twitter @jameshjourno

Pensions Age
Sophie Smith
has been promoted from Reporter to Senior Reporter at Pensions Age. Sophie can be reached at the same email address or found on Twitter @sophies_pa

Radio Times
Lewis Knight
has joined the Radio Times as Trends Editor. Previously a Television Reporter at The Mirror, Lewis can be reached via email or found on Twitter @ThatsOurLewis

Twisted
Joanna Freedman
has been appointed as a Senior Writer for Twisted, Jungle Creations’ popular social food publication. Joanna will be focusing on editorial content around food trends, launches, culture and fusion foods. She starts this week, having previously spent two years at Tyla. Her Twitter handle is @joannafreedman

WIRED UK
James Temperton
has been appointed Deputy Editor, UK at WIRED. James has been with WIRED since 2014, most recently as Digital Editor. He can be found on Twitter @jtemperton

Freelance Update - Christina Patterson
Journalist and author Christina Patterson is launching a new podcast, The Art of Work, looking at how we find fulfilment as we pay the bills. It developed out of her podcast, Work Interrupted, on rethinking work in a pandemic. It had five-star reviews and has just been selected by Feedspot as one of the top 20 UK inspirational podcasts. In The Art of Work, she’s focusing on how we can build a work life that brings some meaning, fun and even joy. Guests will include classicist Mary Beard, comedian Robin Ince, FT board member Gillian Tett, entrepreneur Chris Barez-Brown, mathematician Christina Pagel, senior political producer of Good Morning Britain Anne Alexander, teacher turned social worker Gaverne Bennett, world expert on the history of work Jan Lucassen, theatre critic and writer Arifa Akbar, board superstar Margaret Casely-Hayford and banker Sir Ken Olisa. Christina has also trained as a coach and is now combining writing with supporting people in their work and careers. She is available to write pieces on finding fulfilment at work and/or her own career pivot as a coach. Visit her website or follow her on Twitter @queenchristina_ and Instagram @queenchristinawriter

Freelance Update - Bibby Sowray
Bibby Sowray
has returned from maternity leave and is now available for editorial, commercial and copywriting commissions on fashion and lifestyle. She has written for publications including Grazia, ELLE, Stylist, The Sunday Times Style, The Telegraph and Vogue.com, and worked with brands including MatchesFashion, Ghost and Baukjen. Her Instagram is @bibsowray

 


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