UK Media Moves including Fabulous, City A.M., BusinessGreen and more!

BBC News
BusinessGreen
City A.M.
DesignMyNight
Ground Engineering
loveEXPLORING / loveFOOD
Marie Claire
The Sun Online
The Sun on Sunday - Fabulous
The Torbay Weekly
Freelance Update - Megan Conner
Freelance Update - Girlie Garduce Burn
International Moves
Cision - Valentine's Day
2020 BSME Talent Awards
Kent Press & Broadcast Awards 2020

BBC News
Katy Austin is now a Business Correspondent for BBC News. She covers all aspects of business, personal finance and some transport news for a general news audience, and will report for TV, radio and digital platforms. Her Correspondent shifts will mostly be Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday, and she will do three weekends a month. Katy will also do some production work on Radio 4’s Today programme. She can be found tweeting at twitter.com/katyaustinnews

BusinessGreen
Michael Holder is now Deputy Editor at BusinessGreen, where he was previously Senior Reporter. He will be covering COP26, net zero, green Brexit and the climate crisis. Michael can be found tweeting at twitter.com/michaelholder

City A.M.
Alex Daniel has been appointed Feature Writer at City A.M., where he was previously Transport Correspondent. He covers business and current affairs, with a particular focus on personal finance and marketing. Alex can be found tweeting at twitter.com/alexmdaniel

Jack Richardson has joined the team as a Reporter covering transport, infrastructure, aviation, automotive, government procurement and outsourcing. Jack can be found tweeting at twitter.com/jackrich93

Anna Menin is now Chief City Reporter covering banking, regulation and news in London’s financial sector. She previously covered private equity. Anna can be found tweeting at twitter.com/annafmenin

Angharad Carrick has joined as a Reporter covering the private equity and hedge fund beat. She can be found tweeting at twitter.com/angharadcarrick

DesignMyNight
Faith Strickland has been promoted from Associate Editor to Senior Editor at DesignMyNight; she is keen to hear any news on restaurants, bars, hotels and nightlife across the country.

DesignMyNight is now covering hotel news in London - please contact either Katie Kirwan or Faith Strickland with news and review opportunities.

Ground Engineering
Nia Kajastie has been appointed Editor of Ground Engineering. Nia, who will take over the role in mid-April, is currently Editor of Mining Magazine and previously edited GeoDrilling International. Nia can be found tweeting at twitter.com/mm_ed_nia

loveEXPLORING / loveFOOD
The full editorial team for loveEXPLORING and loveFOOD has been confirmed:

Laura Jackson is Editor of both loveEXPLORING and loveFOOD. She is interested in hearing about competitions, advertorial partnerships, press trip opportunities and general travel and food trends and news.

Daisy Meager is Deputy Editor of loveEXPLORING and loveFOOD. She is interested in hearing about new cookbooks, chef interview opportunities, new restaurant openings, food and travel news, and press trip opportunities.

Lynne Maxwell, Features Editor for loveEXPLORING and loveFOOD is interested in hearing about new travel data releases, food data releases, restaurant and hotel/resort launches and chef interview opportunities. Lynne has specific responsibility for loveEXPLORING’s travel tips section.

Karlina Valeiko is Social Media & Features Writer across loveFOOD and loveEXPLORING. Karlina’s looking for food and travel feature ideas as well as travel news and data-based stories.

Miriam Carey has been appointed Writer working across both loveFOOD and loveEXPLORING. She would like to be emailed about food trends and research and global restaurant news. Miriam also compiles the monthly late travel deals.

The whole team can be found tweeting at twitter.com/lovefood and twitter.com/loveEXPLORING

Marie Claire
Lucy Abbersteen is now Junior Digital Beauty Editor at Marie Claire UK. She was previously Digital Beauty Writer. Lucy is interested in hearing about new product launches, trends and treatments, experts for comment and celebrity interview time. She can be found on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lucyabbers

The Sun Online
Alex Bellotti has been appointed Contributing Features Editor (maternity cover) at The Sun Online. Alex welcomes pitches for long-form features about news, showbiz and lifestyle. He can be found tweeting at twitter.com/alexbellotti

The Sun on Sunday - Fabulous
Beth Neil, Assistant Editor (Celebrity) at Fabulous magazine, is on a sabbatical until April. In her absence, Nicola Fahey will be looking after all the celebrity content in the magazine, including the cover and inside interviews. Celebrity Writer Molly Reynolds looks after Fabulist and Graph of Greatness.

The Torbay Weekly
Jim Parker has been appointed Editor of the new regional newspaper The Torbay Weekly, which will be launched by Archant in the spring. Jim, former Torquay Herald Express Editor, has also edited the Express and EchoNorth Devon Journal and the Mid-Devon Gazette series. He can be found tweeting at twitter.com/torquayjim

Freelance Update - Megan Conner
Freelance Writer and Editor Megan Conner has returned from maternity leave and is available for commissions. Megan specialises in celebrity profiles and entertainment and has written for The GuardianThe ObserverThe Sunday TimesRedELLEMarie Claire and STYLIST. Examples of her work can be viewed at her website, www.meganconner.co.uk and she can be found on Instagram at www.instagram.com/meganlconner

Freelance Update - Girlie Garduce Burn
Freelance writer and editor Girlie Garduce Burn has availability to take on freelance commissions covering corporate and copywriting work. She has worked with the Nestlé Group, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), Business Platform for Nutrition Research (BPNR), Corporate Citizenship, Philip Morris, MCI Group and Rhotic Media. Girlie can be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/garduceltd. Her LinkedIn is here.

Nós Diario
The new Basque-language Spanish newspaper Nós Diario has now been launched, which covers general news from the region of Galicia. Director of the publication is María Obelleiro Hermida, while Deputy Director is Xesús Manuel Piñeiro.

Radio Deejay
Gianluca Gazzoli is now Presenter of the weekend show ‘Megajay’ from the Italian radio station Radio Deejay. He previously presented ‘In Viaggio con Deejay’ (Travelling with Deejay) at the same broadcaster. ‘Megajay’ is broadcast every Saturday and Sunday from 8:00pm.

Triple M Bundy
Julia Greenhalf has been appointed Breakfast Presenter on Triple M Bundy. This is a regional radio station covering general news and current affairs in Bundaberg, Queensland. Jules has previously presented breakfast, drive and nights radio shows and podcasts across the Triple M, Southern FM and SYN networks. She can be found tweeting at twitter.com/juliagreenhalf

Cision - Valentine's Day
Valentine's Day is a chance to celebrate romance and love, often featuring a commercial element. Alternatively there's Galentine's Day, with its opportunity to appreciate female friendship. If you're seeking related content for either of these events, get added onto Cision's Valentine's Day event list and receive relevant information direct from PRs.

To join the Cision Valentine's Day contact list, please email projects@gorkana.com, putting ‘Valentine's Day’ in the Subject, and ‘Subscribe’ in the email body. Journalists can choose to update their details at any time, and even ask to be removed at a later date.

Additionally, if you’re looking for PR help with Valentine's Day-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 visiting www.cision.co.uk/journalist-services/media-requests/

2020 BSME Talent Awards
Entries are now open for the 2020 BSME Talent Awards which reward the brilliance of the all-too-often overlooked members of editorial and digital teams. Entries must be submitted by Friday 7 February 2020 and winners will be announced at the BSME Talent Awards Presentation and Party in June. For more information please click here.

Kent Press & Broadcast Awards 2020
Journalists can now submit entries for the Kent Press & Broadcast Awards, the not-for-profit scheme designed to celebrate and reward local media. The awards feature 15 categories judged by an independent panel of editorial experts, culminating in a presentation ceremony at The Spitfire Ground St Lawrence, Canterbury, on Friday 10 July 2020. The Kent Press & Broadcast Awards are open to any print, broadcast or online journalist whose audience is primarily in Kent, and entries must be received by 5pm on Thursday 9 April. Information on how to enter can be found here
 

 

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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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