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BBC Radio 4
Bloomberg
Business Post (Ireland)
County Wedding Magazines
Cover Media
Financial Times
InTheSnow
Limerick Leader
Journalist Update - Ben Olsen
Freelance Update - Geraldine Comiskey
Freelance Update - Marco Crisari
Freelance Update - Robin Parker
International Media Moves


BBC Radio 4
Owenna Griffiths has been appointed Editor of BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, effective in September. Owenna is currently Editor of the channel’s PM programme and Broadcasting House; her successor will be announced in due course. She can be found tweeting at @omrgriffiths

Bloomberg
Angelina Rascouët is now European luxury and retail reporter in Paris for Bloomberg News. Angelina previously covered the media, telecom & entertainment industries beat in Paris, and prior to that reported on OPEC and oil companies in London. She tweets at @arascouet

Business Post (Ireland)
Nadine O'Regan has been appointed Editor of Business Post Magazine as well as Head of Podcasting for the paper. Nadine has been Books and Arts Editor for the Business Post since 2007 and can be found tweeting at @nadineoregan

County Wedding Magazines
Hannah Faulder is now Editor of Your London Wedding. Hannah will continue to edit An Essex WeddingYour Bristol & Somerset Wedding and Your Yorkshire Wedding at County Wedding Magazines.

Cover Media
Darryl Hannah Baker has returned from maternity leave to her role as editor at Cover Media. She is interested in showbiz, style, movie, fashion, beauty and fitness news and can be found tweeting at @darrylbx

Financial Times
The Financial Times has relaunched the biweekly newsletter Energy Source, in which the paper’s global energy team provides news, analysis and intelligence from the sector. Energy Source can be found here

InTheSnow
Henry Druce has been appointed Managing Editor of InTheSnow magazine, starting in September. Henry, who was previously Head of Ski Content at The Telegraph, will be working alongside Chief Editor Patrick Thorne. Henry can be found tweeting at @henry_druce

Limerick Leader
Sports Editor Donn O’Sullivan has been appointed Managing Editor of the Limerick Leader, effective later this summer. Donn will work across the print edition and limerickleader.ie. He can be found tweeting at @DonnOSullivan


Journalist Update - Ben Olsen
Ben Olsen
has been appointed Editor at the luxury members-only concierge app Velocity Black. Most recently a freelance writer and editor, he has previously worked for the Evening Standard, Hypebeast, Monocle and GQ. He is interested in receiving editorial content spanning new launches, upcoming events, interview opportunities and potential collaborations across food, travel, wellness, fashion, design and luxury goods. He is on Twitter @benaca and Instagram @benolsen12

Freelance Update - Geraldine Comiskey
Veteran freelance journalist Geraldine Comiskey is available for freelance writing assignments. She is based in Ireland, working remotely, and is available to write features (for broadsheets, tabloids, magazines and specialised publications), advertising copy and press releases. Geraldine can conduct interviews in Italian and translate from Italian into English. Some samples of her work can be seen in her portfolio.

Freelance Update - Marco Crisari
Art director and designer Marco Crisari is available for bookings. With 30 years’ experience in both print and digital in previous full time positions he has produced work for clients as varied as Diesel, Aer Lingus, Royal Mail, and most of the world’s top ten Pharma companies plus many more. More recently his freelance talents have been appreciated by London Marathon Events and netmums amongst others. He can turn his hand to anything from advertising campaigns to branding to web and app design to conference stands and is more than happy to support publishing, advertising and marketing teams in any field either in-house or remotely. His portfolio is at www.w5studio.co.uk

Freelance Update - Robin Parker
Writer and print & web editor Robin Parker is available for freelance commissions, having recently left Broadcast after 13 years. He specialises in writing about TV - both on-screen and behind-the-scenes - and developed and commissioned Broadcast's The Show That Shaped Me strand, which featured contributions from almost 100 industry figures including Melvyn Bragg, Alex Horne, Jack Thorne and Lisa McGee. He is available for commissions across popular culture and the wider media sector.  Robin can be reached at @robinparker55



International Media Moves


Crónica Global
Cristina Farrés Falgueras is now Director of the Spanish online newspaper Crónica Global. She replaces Joaquín Romero, who has left the publication to pursue other interests. Cristina can be found on Twitter at @crisfarres

El País
Javier Moreno Barber is now Editor-in-Chief of El País. He replaces Soledad Gallego-Díaz, who has left after two years leading the paper. Javier, who previously held the same position from 2006 to 2014, was previously Director at El País América. His successor will be announced in due course. Javier can be found on Twitter at @morenobarber

Il Foglio
Paolo Peduzzi and Salvatore Merlo are now Deputy Directors of the Italian daily Il Foglio. Salvatore, who will continue to be Politics Editor alongside his new position, has also been appointed Online Editor. Paolo will continue in his role of International Editor.

 

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