UK Media Moves including Mirror Online, Metro.co.uk, HuffPost and more!

Broadcast
DC Thomson
Electronics Weekly
HuffPost UK
Kerrang!
Metro.co.uk
Mirror Online
The Athletic
The QuaranTea Break Podcast
The Skinny
Freelance Update - Sarah Finley
Il Guastatore
NewsLocal
Cision List - Coronavirus
The Orwell Prize for Journalism
National Press Awards 2019
Anthony Howard Award 2020

Broadcast
Broadcast magazine is enhancing their online offering as the weekly print edition is suspended due to the coronavirus. The new online features include enhanced ratings coverage, video and audio interviews from the industry, and a new weekly newsletter. The website can be viewed at broadcastnow.co.uk

DC Thomson
Rebecca Shearer is now Content Creator (Scottish Food and Drink) for DC Thomson, working on secondment across their morning newspaper titles The Courier and The Press and Journal. Rebecca has been a Senior Sub-Editor for The Courier for the past four years. She can be found tweeting at twitter.com/beckled

Electronics Weekly
The printing of Electronics Weekly magazine has been suspended temporarily, but digital editions of the next four issues will be distributed. Readers who have registered with the website can access the digital edition by clicking the image of the front cover of the magazine on the home page. The print publication will be resumed as soon as practicable.

HuffPost UK
Ramzy Alwakeel has been promoted to Head of News at HuffPost UK. Ramzy, who joined the team last October as News Editor, can be found tweeting at twitter.com/journoramzy

Kerrang!
The publication of Kerrang! magazine is currently suspended due to the period of national lockdown. The magazine is due to return weekly from 8 July, and readers can continue to get music news on kerrang.com and on their social media channels.

Metro.co.uk
Lucy Mapstone has been appointed Entertainment Editor at Metro.co.uk. She was previously Deputy Entertainment Editor at PA Media, which she joined in 2016. Lucy can be found tweeting at twitter.com/lucymaps

Mirror Online
Katie Mansfield has joined Mirror Online as Deputy News Editor. She was previously News Editor at The Bookseller and night news editor at Express.co.uk. She can be reached at katie.mansfield@reachplc.com and can be found tweeting at twitter.com/katiemansfield_

The Athletic
Anthony Hay has joined The Athletic UK as Staff Editor. He comes from the Mail Online, where he was Assistant Sports Editor. Anthony can be found tweeting at twitter.com/Anthony_Hay

The QuaranTea Break Podcast
Simon Ward has launched The QuaranTea Break Podcast. Each week, Simon will be speaking remotely with people in the entertainment world about what they’ve been doing, watching, reading and playing. Actor and author Robert Webb is the first guest and episodes are released Mondays on Apple PodcastsSpotifyAcast and more. He would love to hear about guest opportunities for actors, screenwriters, comedians, authors, presenters, sportspeople and musicians and bands. Follow the podcast @QuaranTeaBreak on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

The Skinny
The print edition of the arts magazine The Skinny is to be suspended, but content will continue to be available at theskinny.co.uk. The April edition is still available in supermarkets in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Dundee.

Freelance Update - Sarah Finley
Freelance Journalist Sarah Finley, who recently left her role as a Senior Writer and Editor for Femail online, is available for shifts (wfh) and open to commissions. Sarah has also written for the BBCES Life & StyleCN Traveller and Woman magazine, and welcomes pitches from PRs on subjects including health, beauty, fitness, real life, business profiles and celebrity interviews. Her cuttings can be found at sarahfinley.contently.com


International Media Moves

Il Guastatore

The Italian publisher Edizioni Reazione has launched the new bimonthly magazine Il Guastatore, which offers political and cultural analysis. Luca Lezzi is Editor-in-Chief and Clemente Ultimo is Editorial Director.

NewsLocal
Kelly Baker is now Arts and Lifestyle Editor at the Wentworth Courier and the Mosman Daily and North Shore Times in Sydney. She is a former Founder and Beauty Editor at The Beauty Insider Australia. She was also a Lifestyle Contributor for nine.com.au and 9honey, Beauty Contributor for New Idea, and spoke about beauty, style and fashion for A Current Affair and Ch9's Today Extra. Kelly can be found tweeting at twitter.com/kellybakermedia


Cision List

Cision List - Coronavirus

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Awards

The Orwell Prize for Journalism

The longlists have been announced for the Orwell Prizes for Journalism and Exposing Britain's Social Evils 2020. The full list can be viewed here. The shortlists for both prizes will be announced in mid-May and the winners of the prizes, which are both worth £3,000, will be unveiled on George Orwell’s birthday, Tuesday 25th June, together with the winner of The Orwell Prize for Political Writing and The Orwell Prize for Political Fiction.

National Press Awards 2019
The winners have been announced for the National Press Awards 2019. For the full list, go here.

The awards are in recognition of work published during 2019 and are organised by the Society of Editors (SoE). Ian Murray, executive director at the SoE and chair of the judges, said “While the battle to defeat the Covid-19 virus and support the UK public at this time eclipses all other considerations, I do feel it is important to ensure the hard work and professionalism shown by the national press during 2019 does not go unrecorded."

Anthony Howard Award 2020
The Anthony Howard Award for Young Journalists 2020 has been suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic. The award, which offers the winner two six-month fellowships with the political teams of the New Statesman and The Times, should reopen for entries in February 2021. More information is available here
 

 

About Natalie Beale

Natalie is Cision's Senior Content Editor in London and is responsible for the UK Media Moves.

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