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Abacus Communications
Cheshire Life
Cyclist
FTAdviser
Harrods Magazine
Hitched / You & Your Wedding
The Mail on Sunday
The Mail on Sunday - YOU
Manchester Evening News
PoliticsHome
Property Week
Secret Media
The Lady
University Business
Freelance Update - Anita Bhagwandas
Freelance Update - James Bowman
Freelance Update - Peta Hunt
Freelance Update - Susan Low
Freelance Update - Emily Perryman
Harper's Bazaar (Spain)
La Novicia
Wonder Go Magazine (Spain)
Independent Newspapers Nigeria
Harper's Bazaar Romania
Australian Community Media
Hit Western Australia
Willis Towers Watson’s UK Media Awards 2020 - Deadline Extension
2020 Medical Journalist Association Awards
Private Eye Paul Foot Award 2020
National Press Awards 2019
Women In Media

Cheshire Life
Joanne Goodwin has been appointed Editor of Cheshire Life. Joanne has worked at Archant since 2006, most recently as Editorial Director of their Bride titles and events.

Cyclist
James Spender is now Deputy Editor at Cyclist, where he was previously Features Editor. James can be found tweeting at twitter.com/jamesspender

FTAdviser
Damian Fantato has been appointed Digital Editor at FTAdviser, where he was previously Deputy Editor. Damian can be found tweeting at twitter.com/dlafantato

Harrods Magazine
Fashion Features Editor Lindsay Macpherson has returned to Harrods Magazine after her maternity leave. Lindsay works Wednesday to Friday and can be reached on the same email address.

Hitched / You & Your Wedding
Hitched Editor Sarah Allard is now overseeing editorial for both Hitched and the digital platform of You & Your Wedding, following their acquisition by The Knot Worldwide. The Knot Worldwide is the largest global wedding planning company with more than 40 years of wedding expertise and best-in-class digital planning experience and tools.

The Mail on Sunday
Alistair Foster is providing maternity cover for Charlotte Griffiths and will be Diary Editor at The Mail on Sunday for the next ten months. Alistair was previously Showbusiness Editor at the Evening Standard and will still be providing media training and consultancy through Fosterandthepeople.com. He can be found on Twitter at twitter.com/alistair_foster and Instagram at instagram.com/fosteralistair

The Mail on Sunday - YOU
Georgia Green has been appointed Digital Content Editor at The Mail on Sunday’s YOU magazine. She can be found on Twitter twitter.com/Georgia_NGreen and Instagram www.instagram.com/gee_green_

Manchester Evening News
Paige Oldfield has been appointed Senior Reporter at the Manchester Evening News, where she will be covering Bolton, Bury and Salford. Paige comes from the Derby Telegraph, where she was a Reporter. She can be found tweeting at twitter.com/paigeoldfield22

PoliticsHome
Kevin Schofield is leaving his position as Editor of PoliticsHome after more than four years in the role. Kevin, who has worked in journalism for over 25 years, will be Director of Communications and Digital for the Betting and Gaming Council from the summer. Kevin can be found tweeting at twitter.com/PolhomeEditor

Property Week
Mitchell Labiak has been appointed Chief Investigative Reporter at Property Week, where he was previously Market Reports EditorMitchell will be covering industrial and logistics, the Midlands, the South West, Wales, and the climate crisis. He can be found tweeting at twitter.com/mitchell_labiak

Secret Media
Georgie Hoole is now Editor-in-Chief (UK/IE/AUS), covering all Secret Media cities in the UK, Ireland and Australia. She'll be covering all things food, arts, culture, theatre, wellness & nature, news and general things to do in London, Manchester, Dublin, Glasgow, Birmingham, Leeds, Melbourne and Sydney. Georgie can be found tweeting at twitter.com/georgiehoole.

Alex Landon has been promoted to Editor, Secret London. As always, he is interested in all things food, arts, culture, theatre, wellness & nature, news and general things to do in London, as well as lovely travel content.

The Lady
Mary Novakovich is now Contributing Travel Editor for The Lady magazine on a freelance basis, and is interested in hearing about suitable destinations and press trip opportunities. She will continue to freelance for publications including The GuardianThe Independent, the Evening Standard and the Telegraph, among many others. She can be found tweeting at twitter.com/mary_novakovich

University Business
Anna Britten has been appointed Editor of University Business. Anna is also Managing Editor across the multimedia publisher and agency Wildfire, which produces University Business. She can be found on Linkedin.

Freelance Update - Anita Bhagwandas
Anita Bhagwandas has returned to freelancing after working on the GLAMOUR UK SS20 issue as a Contributing Beauty and Lifestyle Director for the last three months. Anita is now available for brand content and consultancy, inclusivity workshops and strategy (for brands and titles) and writing commissions. She can be found on Instagram: instagram.com/itsmeanitab and at www.anitabhagwandas.com

Freelance Update - James Bowman
Picture Editor James Bowman has left The Telegraph Media Group and is now available for freelance work. James has more than 15 years’ experience, from library research to directing photoshoots. He has worked on both commercial and editorial projects, covering every subject from South American gangs, to cruise-ship travel and the best universities in the UK.

Freelance Update - Peta Hunt
Following the closure of You & Your Wedding magazine, former Editor at Large Peta Hunt would like to hear from all PRs regarding bridal fashion, menswear, jewellery, accessories, lingerie and shoes. Peta can be found on Instagram at www.instagram.com/huntpeta

Freelance Update - Susan Low
Previously Deputy Editor at delicious. magazine, Susan Low has left the title and gone freelance, covering food, restaurants, health, nutrition, sustainability and agriculture, as well as new cookery book releases and chef news. Susan can be found on Twitter: www.twitter.com/Slowdownandeat and Instagram: www.instagram.com/slowdownandeat

Freelance Update - Emily Perryman
Financial journalist Emily Perryman is available for commissions spanning investments, pensions, property, insurance and fintech. Emily writes for a wide range of consumer and trade titles. She can be found tweeting at twitter.com/emilycperryman

Harper's Bazaar (Spain)
Natalia Gómez Hermosín is now Online Director of Harper’s Bazaar (Spain). She was previously Online Editor-in-Chief for the publication as well as Online Director of the Spanish formats of Men’s HealthWomen’s Health and Runner’s World.

La Novicia
Fundación Antonio Gala has now launched the regional magazine La Novicia, which deals with the arts. La Novicia is available in the Cordoba area and is also published online. The Editors are Kevin CuadradoBorja Moreno MartínezCarmen RotgerJuan Domingo Aguilar and Alba Lorente Hernández.

Wonder Go Magazine (Spain)
Beatriz Jiménez Suárez is now a Reporter for the Spanish digital magazine Wonder GO. Beatriz, who will write a lifestyle section, contributes to various other publications including Revista ASM MagazineRevista DiplomaciaStyle InternationalDiarioYa and El Mundo Financiero. She can be found tweeting at twitter.com/beathecoolplan

Independent Newspapers Nigeria
Steve Omanufeme has been appointed Managing Director and Editor-in-Chief at The Independent Newspapers Limited, Nigeria. He has been Executive Director since 2016. Prior to Independent Newspapers, he served as Head, Corporate Communications, at the Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD), and has also worked at THISDAY Newspapers and BusinessDay. Steve can be found tweeting at twitter.com/ogheneothuke

Harper's Bazaar Romania
Mara Coman is now the Editor-in-Chief of Harper's Bazaar Romania. Mara had spent the last 12 years working as Editor-in-Chief at Marie Claire Romania. She can be found at twitter.com/mara_coman and www.instagram.com/maracoman. Mara's blog is available to view here

Australian Community Media
Craig Thomson has been appointed Group Editor South Sydney at Australian Community Media. He is responsible for The Leader (St George and Sutherland Shire), the Camden-Narellan Advertiser, the Campbelltown-Macarthur AdvertiserFairfield City ChampionLiverpool City Champion, and the Wollondilly Advertiser. He is a former Editor of the Daily Liberal. Craig is also a Radio Journalist at Talk Back program and a Travel and Music Writer.

Hit Western Australia
Allan Aldworth has been appointed Breakfast Presenter for Hit WA, a group of regional radio stations for Western Australia, which is part of Southern Cross Austereo. As of March 16th, Hit WA will be broadcasting from Perth instead of Bunbury. Allan has worked for SCA since April 2017, and has previously been with Seven West Media and studied at Boom Radio. He can be found tweeting on twitter.com/allanaldworth

Willis Towers Watson’s UK Media Awards 2020 - Deadline Extension
Registration is still open for the annual Willis Towers Watson Media Awards, celebrating excellence in business journalism. The categories cover insurance and risk; HR and benefits; pensions; and investment journalism. In addition to individual journalist awards, they have publication of the year awards for insurance and risk; HR and benefits; pensions; and institutional investment. Both journalist and publication entries will be judged by an expert panel of clients, journalists and Willis Towers Watson experts. The closing deadline for award entries is Monday 2 March. For more information or details on how to enter, email sam.horril@willistowerswatson.com

2020 Medical Journalist Association Awards
The 2020 MJA Awards are now open for entry, with £750 and a trophy to be won in 17 categories. Plus the £1,000 prize for Outstanding Achievement — the best-of-the-best prize selected by our esteemed judging panel from the winners of all other categories. The closing date for entries is 13 March and the awards ceremony will take place on 18 June. More information can be found here

Private Eye Paul Foot Award 2020
The Private Eye Paul Foot Award for Investigative and Campaigning Journalism is now accepting entries. Set up in memory of revered journalist Paul Foot, who died in 2004, the award honours the UK’s most brilliant, talented and determined journalists working in the fields of investigative and campaigning journalism today. The deadline for entries is 1pm on Wednesday 1 April and entries must be submitted by post only. The winning entry will be awarded £5,000 in a ceremony in London on 3rd June 2020. More information is available here

National Press Awards 2019
The shortlist has been announced for the National Press Awards 2019. The Awards recognise reports, correspondents, commentators, columnists, cartoonists, designers, podcasts, photographers, scoops, investigations and campaigns across 42 categories. To view the shortlist, click here. Winners will be announced at a celebratory gala dinner at the Royal Lancaster Hotel, London on Thursday 2 April 2020. More information can be found here

Women In Media
The 5th annual Women In Media conference is from 7 - 8 March 2020 at the People's History Museum in Manchester. The series of workshops, panel discussions and Q&A's from inspirational women from across a huge range of fields, gives proceeds to Manchester Action on Street Health. Guests include Nicola Thorpe (Coronation Street), Cath Addis (BBC World News), Dorothy Byrne (Head of News and Current Affairs at Channel 4), Emma Goswell (Gaydio), Gilberte Roulstone (Sky News), among others. More information is available here

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