UK Media Moves: Tuesday 1 October

UK Media Moves including The Telegraph, COSMOPOLITAN, Daily Star Online, POLITICO Europe and much more!

bbcgoodfood.com
COSMOPOLITAN
Cumberland & Westmorland Herald
Daily Star Online
Food Manufacture
Professional Adviser
POLITICO Europe
New York Magazine - The Strategist UK
The Telegraph
Who What Wear
Freelance Update - Harriet Armstrong
Freelance Update - Jack Needham
Freelance Update - Kerri Anne Renzulli
Freelance Update - Mark Taylor
Cision - Halloween 2019
NGOS and the Media: The Insiders' Guide to Achieving Press Coverage

bbcgoodfood.com
Roxanne Fisher has been promoted to Lead Content Strategist at bbcgoodfood.com, where she was previously Editor.

Lily Barclay, previously Deputy Editor, has replaced Roxanne as Editor of the website.

COSMOPOLITAN
Nathalie Owen has joined Cosmopolitan as Fashion Intern (6 months). This is a new role in addition to the existing team. Nathalie’s role will encompass managing the cupboard, sample returns, sample requests, while also assisting the team and contributing to online.

Cumberland & Westmorland Herald
Emily Atherton has been appointed Editor of the Cumberland & Westmorland Herald, becoming the first female Editor in the paper’s history. She succeeds Colin Maughan, who will remain on the company’s board in addition to being an editorial consultant.

Emma Thompson, previously a Reporter, replaces Emily as News Editor.

Daily Star Online
Sophie Roberts has been promoted to Acting Lifestyle & Travel Editor at Daily Star Online. Sophie was previously a Senior Reporter in the digital team.

Food Manufacture
Dan Colombini has been appointed News Editor at Food Manufacture. Prior to this he was Editor at Partnerships Bulletin. Dan will cover online (and occasionally print) news and analysis for the food and beverage manufacturing sector across the UK.

Professional Adviser
Hannah Godfrey has been promoted to News Editor at Professional Adviser. Hannah, who will continue to be Deputy Editor for Retirement Planner, can be found tweeting at twitter.com/hannah_godfrey

POLITICO Europe
James Randerson is the new Managing Editor for POLITICO Europe. James joined POLITICO in 2017 and soon afterwards took on the role of Brexit Editor where he worked with the U.K. Editor Kate Day to launch their Brexit Pro service. In his new role, James will take on a special responsibility for innovation in the way in which news is delivered. He will continue to be a part of the newsdesk with a focus on editing high-impact stories. James can be found tweeting at twitter.com/james_randerson

New York Magazine - The Strategist UK
Rosie Percy is now Senior Manager of Audience Development at The Strategist UK, New York Magazine's publication dedicated to helping people shop smarter. Coming from Business Insider and Time Out London, Rosie will still be based in London and will now focus on managing content distribution and audience growth across social platforms and newsletters for UK users. Rosie is interested in hearing about social media updates, trends, tips and developments. She can be found tweeting at twitter.com/rosiepercy

The Telegraph
Julian Harris has been appointed Associate Business Editor at The Telegraph. Julian, who was previously Deputy Editor of City A.M., can be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/hariboconomics

Foreign Editor Jessica Winch has returned from leave. She can be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/jswinch

Who What Wear
Emma Spedding has been promoted to Editor for the UK market at Who What Wear. She was previously Deputy Editor. In her new role, Emma will now help drive the overall brand’s content strategy as part of the edit team, overseen by Editor in Chief, Hannah Almassi.

Freelance Update - Harriet Armstrong
Freelance Journalist Harriet Armstrong is available for commissions in beauty & grooming, fashion, celebrity, gossip & society and lifestyle. She is a former Deputy Editor at 9 Style.

Freelance Update - Jack Needham
Freelance WriterJack Needham is available for commissions. Jack covers music, tech and culture and has had bylines in titles including Wired, The Observer, The Guardian, BBC, The Vinyl Factory, easyJet Traveller, Mixmag and Dazed. He can be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/itsjackneedham. His portfolio can be viewed at www.clippings.me/jackneedham

Freelance Update - Kerri Anne Renzulli
Kerri Anne Renzulli is available for freelance commissions for personal finance stories on topics including banking and estate planning, as well as working on large-scale data projects for magazines and websites such as Glamour and MONEY and financial company website Lending Tree. She previously worked for CNBC as well as Personal Finance.

Freelance Update - Mark Taylor
Freelance Journalist Mark Taylor, a former Editor-in-Chief of Radar magazine, is available for commissions on regulation and compliance. He is writing a book on cannabis law and regulation for Bloomsbury, and would like to hear about the legal and regulatory aspects around recreational and medicinal use. Mark can be found tweeting at twitter.com/markkevtaylor

Cision - Halloween 2019
As summer winds down and autumn begins, PR firms and magazines alike will be looking out for all things eerie and odd in time for Halloween at the end of October. If you're seeking content related to fancy dress ideas, pumpkin carving techniques, trick-or-treat dos and don'ts or anything else related to the season of spookiness, get added onto Cision's Halloween list to receive relevant information directly from PRs. To join the contacts list, simply email projects@gorkana.com, putting ‘Halloween’ in the Subject, and ‘Subscribe’ in the email body. Additionally, if you’re looking for PR help with Halloween-related editorial (product information, images etc.), use our free Media Request service to send call outs to PRs. Find out more by emailing mediarequests@gorkana.com or visit www.gorkana.com/journalist-services/media-requests

Events

NGOS and the Media: The Insiders' Guide to Achieving Press Coverage

There are hundreds of charities competing to get their stories and messages into the media. In this training morning, award-winning journalist Tom Parry and Nine Media co-founder, journalist and charity comms expert Karen Attwood will teach you the most effective ways to maximise your chances of getting coverage for your organisation from the field. This might be through content that your charity has collected and that you wish to pitch into the media, via press trips where journalists are taken to visit your programmes or by using your spokespeople effectively.
How to get your content from the field into the media covers the do’s and don’ts of getting stories and photographs your organisation has collected into the media, as well as techniques to find and contact journalists and publications which cover humanitarian issues.
What the media want from a spokesperson will explore how the media and the relationship with charity spokespeople.
How to organise a successful field trip has Tom and Karen using their own first-hand experience to explain how to organise the most effective press trips to the field.
The next session takes place on 30 October 2019, at the Citizen M hotel in London. Book a place here.

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Natalie is Cision’s Senior Alerts Editor.

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