UK Media Moves Including Dazed Digital, The Independent, STYLIST and more!

Daily Mail - Femail
Dazed Digital
Epicurean Life - New York City
The Independent
ITV News
JOE.co.uk
My Weekly
PA Media
STYLIST
The Sunday Times
Top Santé
Wiltshire Times and Wiltshire Gazette & Herald
Yorkshire Live (Leeds Live)
Freelance Update - Becky Pritchard
International Alerts
Cision List
BSME Front Cover Event
2020 Medical Journalist Association Awards
National Press Awards 2019
Private Eye Paul Foot Award 2020

Daily Mail - Femail
Fionn Hargreaves is now Junior Commissioning Editor for Daily Mail - Femail, reporting to Josephine Forster. They are interested in hearing about powerful personal stories and about new lifestyle, fashion and beauty trends.

Dazed Digital
Anna Cafolla has been promoted to Editor at Dazed Digital. Previously Deputy Editor, Anna will be responsible for the editorial strategy and managing her team. She is interested in hearing about stories on culture, lifestyle, tech, politics, film and science. She can be found tweeting at twitter.com/annacafolla

Epicurean Life - New York City
Epicurean Life magazine is thrilled to announce that the magazine will celebrate its 25th anniversary by launching a dedicated NYC version in September 2020. The magazine will be published quarterly and is self-titled as - ‘A World of Luxury…. For those with discerning taste’.  It will cover all that is great about the city that never sleeps and will promote its restaurants, people, parties, fashion, art and much more.

The Independent
Qin Xie has joined The Independent as Acting Travel Editor, covering for Cathy Adams who’s now on her leave. Qin was most recently Acting Digital Travel Editor at The Sun. She welcomes ideas on travel, especially with a sustainability angle, that would work for Indy readers. She can be found on Twitter twitter.com/qinxiesays or Instagram www.instagram.com/qinxiesays

ITV News
Jonathan Mitchell is now Health and Science Producer at ITV News. Formerly Production Journalist for ITV News London, he can be found on Twitter twitter.com/JMitchelljourno

JOE.co.uk
Josh Kaplan has been appointed Social Audience Manager at JOE.co.uk, starting March 23. Prior to this, he was Social Media Editor at The Daily Telegraph. His new contact details will be announced in due course. In the meantime, find him on Twitter twitter.com/jnkappers

My Weekly
Hope Wilson has joined the team at My Weekly as the new Travel Editor. She succeeds Alison Graves. Hope would like to hear from PRs about all aspects of travel and also new food launches.

PA Media
Imogen Braddick has been appointed Features Writer at PA Media. She is particularly interested in exclusive real life stories and female case studies. Previously Senior Reporter at the Ilford Recorder. She can also be found tweeting at twitter.com/imogen_braddick

Jemma Crew is now Social Affairs Correspondent. This is a newly-created role at PA Media. Jemma was previously Health and Science Correspondent. She can be found on Twitter twitter.com/jemmacrew  

STYLIST
Alyss Bowen is now Social Media Editor at STYLIST. Alyss joins from WhoWhatWear. Find her on Instagram instagram.com/alyssbowen

The Sunday Times
Eleanor Mills is stepping down from her role at The Sunday Times. Eleanor had been with the newspaper for 22 years and served as Editorial Director at The Sunday Times and as Editor of The Sunday Times Magazine. She continues her role as Chair of Women in Journalism. A new editor is due to be announced.

Top Santé
Freelance Journalist Julie Brown has joined Top Santé as Beauty Columnist. The magazine focuses on wellbeing, fitness, food and beauty advice for women. Julie is also a makeup artist specialising in women over 40, and she uses this experience in the column. Find her on Instagram www.instagram.com/stillsassywoo

Wiltshire Times and Wiltshire Gazette & Herald
Matthew McLaughlin has been appointed as Local Democracy Reporter for the Wiltshire Times and Wiltshire Gazette & Herald. He was previously Editor of BarbernNV. Find him tweeting at twitter.com/matthew_mcl90

Yorkshire Live (Leeds Live)
Jonty Colman has joined Yorkshire Live (Leeds Live) as Digital Football Writer. Previously Digital Football Writer at Hull Daily Mail, he will now cover football news on Hull City, Sheffield United, Sheffield Wednesday, Leeds United and Huddersfield Town. Find him on Twitter twitter.com/JontyColman

Freelance Update - Becky Pritchard
Freelance Journalist Becky Pritchard is available for commissions. She is a former People Editor at Financial News. Becky writes on work, careers, diversity, financial services and private equity. Find her on Twitter twitter.com/beckspritchard


International Alerts

Déjate de Historias TV

The Spanish TV channel Déjate de Historias TV, in cooperation with the Spanish web magazine TodoStartups, has now launched the new TV show ‘Nación Innovación’. The programme, directed by Chema Nieto, reflects the need of the innovation sector to publicise its creations and projects, and to be an important part of a new society depending on technology and committed to certain values. The show is broadcast every Thursday at 9pm. 

El Español - MagasIN
The Spanish online newspaper El Español has now launched the new women’s interest portal MagasIN. Focusing on women's health, work issues and gender violence, MagasIN also provides with opinions and points of view of highly-rated professionals from various fields. The portal is directed by El Español’s Director of Information Miguel Ángel Mellado Fernández, who can be found tweeting at twitter.com/MAMelladoF


Emprendedores
The newly created publisher Revista Emprendedores S.L. has now acquired the Spanish business magazine Emprendedores from Hearst España. The new publishing house is led by Alejandro Vesga Arán, who remains the magazine's Director.

TV3 Catalunya
David Melgarejo Vicente has been appointed Paris Correspondent for the Spanish TV channel TV3 Catalunya and for the Spanish radio station Catalunya Ràdio, effective July. David is currently Reporter for TV3 Catalunya, where he has been since 2001. He has been covering legal issues since 2010. David can be found tweeting at twitter.com/davidmelgarejo_

Allhomes and Domain.com.au
Jessica Taulaga has started as Editorial Producer at Allhomes and Domain.com.au and covers real estate and residential property. She is a former Journalist at CommsDay.

Cision List

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Event

BSME Front Cover Event

The March BSME event will ask what makes a great front cover. Whether it's for a consumer or B2B magazine, whether it's free or stocked on the newsstand, the cover is still crucial. Hosted by Hattie Brett (GRAZIA), confirmed speakers so far include: Claire Hodgson, Editor-in-Chief at Cosmopolitan UK and Tim Scott, Art Director of Haymarket Business Media; they will discuss how they approach covers to make them both right for the readers, and generate talk-ability outside of the brand. Tuesday, 24 March – 6.30pm to 8.30pm, Shoreditch House, Ebor Street, E1 6AW. More information is available here


Awards

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

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

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
 

 

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