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British Vogue
The Caterer
Future Plc
Investment Week
Model Rail
The Olive Press
Prima
Reach plc
Scottish Business Insider
Sunrise Radio
whynow
Freelance Update - Eugene Costello
Freelance Update - Lara Kilner
Freelance Update - Arabella St. John Parker
International Media Moves

 

British Vogue
Julia Sarr-Jamois (@sarrjamois) and Poppy Kain (@poppykain) have been promoted to Fashion Directors at British Vogue, both reporting directly into Editor-in-Chief Edward Enninful OBE, where they will oversee fashion shoots across British Vogue’s print and digital commissioned by the Editor-in-Chief. 

The Caterer
Sophie Witts is now a Senior Reporter at The Caterer, where she will be covering the hospitality industry. Sophie joins them from BigHospitality and Restaurant magazine. She can be found on Twitter @wittsse

Future Plc
The following changes have been made in the women’s lifestyle portfolio at Future Plc:
Miranda McMinn is now Editor at woman&home.
Hannah Fernando is now Editor at Woman.
Kira Agass is now Editor at Woman’s Own.
Kate Williams is now Editor at Chat.
Geoff Palmer is now Editor at Woman’s Weekly.
Catherine Westwood, former Editor in Chief of woman&home and Woman’s Weekly is now Group Editor in Chief across the women’s lifestyle portfolio.

Investment Week
Former Acting Editor Lauren Mason is the new Editor of Investment Week. She joined the Incisive Media publication in 2018 as Special Projects Editor and prior to that was an Investment Writer for Chelsea Financial Services. Find Lauren on Twitter @laurenmason_iw

Model Rail
George Dent has been appointed Editor of Bauer Media’s Model Rail magazine. He succeeds Richard Foster who has been Editor of Model Rail since 2014 and leaves the company to pursue other opportunities. George, currently Deputy Editor, has been a leading professional modelmaker for over 20 years and can be reached on his Bauer Media email address.

The Olive Press
The Olive Press is to launch a Valencia edition, to be edited by Eugene Costello. This will be the sixth edition for the title, described by Rough Guides as "Spain's best English-language newspaper". The group now reaches over 500,000 expats across southern Spain, eastern Spain and Mallorca. The mix will include news, lifestyle, travel, food and drink, property and business. 

Prima
Prima magazine will be increasing its volume of print editions in 2021. The Hearst UK consumer lifestyle brands will have 13 issues a year instead of 12. Prima remains one of the most popular and well-read magazines in the UK and new subscriber acquisitions have increased this year by 68%. Prima began in 1986 and is a source of fun, fashion, arts and crafts and more.

Reach plc
Susanna Galton has been appointed Health & Real Life Editor at Reach for their magazines and national supplements, where she was previously Deputy Features Editor. Susanna is interested in real life stores from PRs and can be contacted via email. She can be found on LinkedIn

Scottish Business Insider
Peter Walker is now Content Editor at Scottish Business Insider. Peter joins them from Perspective Publishing, where he was Editor across FStech, Retail Systems and National Technology News. He can be found on Twitter @pegerteg

Sunrise Radio
Journalist Anila Dhami has joined Sunrise Radio to host a new weekly programme. Anila Dhami on Sunday, a call-in show, will be live from 10am-12pm every Sunday.  Anila can be found on Twitter @AnilaDhami

whynow
Grant Tucker will be joining whynow as Editor this month. Grant is currently an Arts, Media and Entertainment Correspondent at The Sunday Times and can be found tweeting at @GrantTucker.

Freelance Update - Eugene Costello
As well as accepting the job of Editor for The Olive Press Valencia, Eugene Costello continues to write for UK titles from his new home in Ruzafa, Valencia. You can find him on Twitter @eugenecostello

Freelance Update - Lara Kilner
Lara Kilner is freelancing and looking for new opportunities, having left her position as Editorial Director at Reach plc, where she was responsible for the features content of the national supplements including Notebook, the Sunday Mirror magazine, Saturday, the Express magazine, and Love Sunday, the Sunday People magazine. She also oversaw all the supplements content for mirror.co.uk. Lara has 20+ years’ experience writing, commissioning and editing. She has interviewed a huge range of high-profile celebrities and specialises in TV writing as well as real-life stories, health, travel and lifestyle. She has written two weekly columns for Notebook, one as the TV critic and previewer, another a lifestyle column about working mums.

Freelance Update - Arabella St. John Parker 
Freelance journalist, editor and proofreader Arabella St. John Parker is available for commissions, content production, special projects and remote desk cover as a freelance writer and contributing editor. She also provides a sub editor/proofreader service for corporate, editorial and academic clients. Arabella specialises in writing about gardens, interiors, buildings and architecture, design and lifestyle. She has written for The Telegraph, Grand Designs, The English Garden, The London Magazine and Homes & Gardens, and her recent desk cover roles include Acting Deputy Editor and subsequently, Contributing Editor for Grand Designs magazine, and Acting Deputy Editor for the University of Oxford Gazette. She can be contacted via www.greenquillproductions.co.uk.


International Media Moves

El País 
Máriam Martínez-Bascuñán Ramírez 
is now a Columnist for the Spanish national daily newspaper El País, where she was previously Opinion Editor. Máriam can be found on Twitter @mariammartinezb

Vozpópuli 
Laura Fábregas is now a Reporter for the Spanish online newspaper Vozpópuli. She will work with the National News Desk and will cover information from Catalonia. Laura, who previously worked as at El Español, can be found on Twitter at @laurafabel

The Jersusalem Post
Maria Lisella joins The Jerusalem Post as a NY Culture Editor covering art, culture, film in New York for the international edition and her work will appear in print versions as well. She continues to contribute to the online travel trade magazine, Travel Market Report, and the bilingual online publication, La Voce di New YorkShe was recently awarded a Poet Laureate Fellowship by the Academy of American Poets, and is conducting writing workshops throughout the borough of Queens, N.Y. Find examples of her poetry here.

Freelance Update - Mimosa Martini 
Mimosa Martini is now a Freelance Reporter and is available for new assignments. Specialising in international affairs, Mimosa has worked for the last 29 years for the Italian national private TV network Mediaset. She can be found on Twitter @mimosaosa

 

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