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BBC Breakfast
Bloomberg
Financial Times
Harper’s Bazaar UK
Heights
HertsLive
Newsquest
The Observer
PENALTY
Reach Plc
The Scottish Sun
The Telegraph
Waltham Forest Echo
YOU
Freelance Update - Joanne Atkin
Freelance Update - Adam Gray
Freelance Update - Yvette Murrell
International Media Moves



BBC Breakfast
Nina Warhurst
has been appointed Business Presenter at BBC Breakfast. Nina, who has been a Reporter on the programme since 2018, is a former BBC North West Political Editor. She can be found on Twitter @ninawarhurst

Bloomberg
Chris Kay
has been appointed South Asia Correspondent at Bloomberg News focused on healthcare and business. Chris was most recently a Senior Editor on the news desk in London and was previously based in Nigeria and then Pakistan. He will relocate to Mumbai and can be reached on Twitter @christopherkay

Financial Times
Emma Agyemang has been appointed Global Tax Correspondent at the Financial Times. Emma joined the paper in 2018 as a Reporter for FT Money, and now covers tax issues both within the UK and abroad. She can be reached via phone or email and her Twitter handle is @emmaagyemang  

Harper’s Bazaar UK
Lydia Slater has been appointed Editor-in-Chief of Harper’s Bazaar UK, overseeing its print, digital and experiential offering. Lydia has been leading the team as Acting Editor-in-Chief of the title, and prior to that was Deputy Editor. She can be found on Instagram @lydiasmag

Heights
Faith Strickland, previously Senior Editor at DesignMyNight, is now Content Lead at the new brain care website and blog Heights. Faith is interested in lifestyle, health, wellness and science topics and can be found on Twitter @faithstrickla11

HertsLive
Elliot Hawkins has been appointed Content Editor at HertsLive. Elliot was previously a Senior Journalist producing multi-platform news for Essex Live, the Essex Chronicle and other local publications. He can be found tweeting at @elliot_hawkins

Newsquest
Kris Tatum has been appointed Regional Audience and Content Editor for Cumbria at Newsquest, starting in the coming weeks. Kris will be covering all things digital, and will be soon be working with the Carlisle, Kendal and Hexham newsrooms on their digital acceleration project. Kris’ current role is Central Digital Content Editor at Newsquest. Kris can be found tweeting as @kristatumnews

The Observer
Eva Wiseman has returned from maternity leave to her role as Commissioning Editor for the Observer Magazine. Eva can be found on @EvaWiseman

PENALTY
Sam Davies has joined the new football and culture magazine PENALTY as Digital Editor. The magazine is published twice a year and can be found online at penalty.online. Sam has written freelance for various outlets covering music, film, TV, fashion, photography, LGBTQ culture, nightlife, travel and the internet, as well as recently launching a hip-hop podcast, Exit the 36 Chambers, with two friends and fellow journalists. His Twitter handle is @samdavies313

Reach Plc
Rob Iles has been appointed Sports Page Editor for the Daily Express, Sunday Mirror and Sunday People. Rob has worked at Gloucestershire Live since 2016, most recently as Head of Sport. He can be found on Twitter @RobSportsTwit

The Scottish Sun
Dan Vevers will be joining The Scottish Sun as a Politics Reporter next month. Dan is currently a journalist at STV News, which he joined in 2016 and where he has covered the politics beat since 2018. Dan can be found on Twitter @DanVevers

The Telegraph
Kath Brown has been appointed Head of Weekend Lifestyle at The Telegraph, effective in the new year. She will oversee Saturday and Sunday print lifestyle sections, as well as digital content for key lifestyle genres. Kath was Launch Editor of Red magazine, as well as Associate Editor of Marie Claire and Editor of Woman & Home. She succeeds Paul Davies, who will be the new Head of Family. Kath can be found on Instagram: @kathbrown101

Waltham Forest Echo
James Cracknell will be stepping down as Editor of the Waltham Forest Echo in the new year. James, who will still be Editor of Enfield Dispatch and Editor-in-Chief at publisher Social Spider, can be found tweeting as @JollyJourno

YOU
James Mannion has joined YOU magazine as Entertainment Director. In addition to YOU, he is also the Entertainment Director across the Mail on Sunday. James can be reached at james.mannion@mailonsunday.co.uk.

Freelance Update - Joanne Atkin
Joanne Atkin, previously Group Editor across Mortgage Finance Gazette, themoneypages.com and What Mortgage, is available for freelance commissions. Joanne specialises in the mortgage and property industry and has experience in B2B, consumer and corporate writing. She can cover topics ranging from the housing market, lending and savings to regulation, funding and technology, etc. Joanne can be reached at joatkin@sky.com and her LinkedIn profile is here.

Freelance Update - Adam Gray
Adam Gray is a freelance journalist and copywriter based in Stockton-on-Tees in the North East of England. Adam has over 12 years’ experience in marketing communications, plus extensive editorial experience and a proven ability to produce accurate, well-written copy for a variety of audiences. His portfolio of work covers a wide range of topics, including motoring, property, technology and travel. Find Adam on Twitter as @a87gray

Freelance Update - Yvette Murrell
Yvette Murrell has announced her freelance details and is available for commissions. Previously Features Editor at Essential Kitchen Bathroom Bedroom, Yvette continues to write about topics within home interest and interior design both in print and online, contributing to a range of consumer magazine titles including Homes & Gardens, Country Homes & Interiors and Livingetc. She can be found on Instagram @yvetteslostpages


 

International Media Moves

Telemadrid

Javier Silvestre Grau is now a Reporter for the Spanish regional TV channel Telemadrid. He is also Head of the TV section for the online version of the national newspaper La Vanguardia. Javier can be found on Twitter @javiersilvestre

Il Messaggero 

  • Guido Boffo is now Deputy Director at the Italian national daily newspaper Il Mesaggero, where he was previously Central Editor-in-Chief.
  • Marco Gorra is now Central Editor-in-Chief. He was previously Deputy Director at Il Tempo.  


LADbible Australia
Jessica Lynch has joined LADbible as a Journalist. She is based in Sydney and covers lifestyle and entertainment, celebrities and gossip, music and culture. Prior to this, Jessica was a Freelance Journalist and served as an Entertainment Reporter for 10daily. She has held roles at Cosmopolitan and Dolly magazines, Girlfriend Magazine and Total Girl, as well as NW Magazine. Jessica can be found tweeting at @jesskalynch

 

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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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