UK Media Moves including Daily Star Online, The ENGLISH HOME, HR Magazine and more

January 30, 2020 Natalie Beale

AltFi
Daily Star Online
HELLO! Fashion Monthly
HR Magazine
ITV News
Mamabella
Mirror Online
Pest
Sainsbury’s magazine
The ENGLISH HOME
Freelance Update - Claire Bloomfield
Freelance Update - Katy Brent
Freelance Update - Judy Johnson
Freelance Update - Diana Taremwa Karakire
Freelance Update - Margaret Taylor
International Moves
Cision - Fashion Week AW 20
2020 Sigma Awards
2020 BSME Talent Awards
Kent Press & Broadcast Awards 2020
DMA Media - The Future of News

AltFi
Aisling Finn has been appointed Junior Reporter for AltFi, covering Fintech and Alternative Finance. She was previously Editor of The Exeter Tab and worked for the BBC in Plymouth. Aisling can be found tweeting at twitter.com/aislingfinnn

Daily Star Online
Sophie Roberts is now Lifestyle and Travel Editor at Daily Star Online. She had been acting editor for the section since September 2019. Sophie can be found on Twitter at twitter.com/littlebitsoph

HELLO! Fashion Monthly
Laura Weatherburn has been appointed Style Editor at HELLO! Fashion Monthly, where she was previously Shopping Editor. Laura tweets at twitter.com/laura_wxx and her Instagram is www.instagram.com/lauraweatherburn

HR Magazine
Beau Jackson has been appointed Deputy Editor at HR Magazine. She was previously Deputy Editor at 3D Printing Industry, and can be found tweeting at twitter.com/beauhannapianna

ITV News
Harry Horton has joined ITV News Calendar as Political Correspondent based in Westminster. He was previously Washington Correspondent at Feature Story News. Harry can be found tweeting at twitter.com/harry_horton

Mamabella
Tech, science and lifestyle journalist Victoria Woollaston-Webber (MailOnlineWiredShortlist) has launched health and beauty website Mamabella, which is aimed at everyday people. The site's ethos is to be an approachable, friendly and accessible beauty site aimed at anyone who is short on time, short on money and who doesn’t feel like the beauty industry “sees them”. The site can be viewed at www.mamabella.uk. Victoria can be found tweeting at twitter.com/vickywoollaston

Mirror Online
Amber Hicks has been appointed Assistant News Editor at the Mirror Online, where she was previously Online News Reporter. Amber can be found tweeting at twitter.com/amber__hicks

Pest
Simon King has been appointed Editor of Pest, the magazine for pest management professionals, which was acquired this month by Lewis Business Media (LBM). Simon continues in his role as Editor of OvertheCounter magazine, and for enquiries regarding both publications can be reached at his LBM email address.

Sainsbury’s magazine
All the travel content for Sainsbury’s magazine will now be managed and commissioned by the in-house team. The magazine produces 10-12 pages of travel each month including long-haul, short-haul and a large section on British travel.

The ENGLISH HOME
Samantha Scott-Jeffries has been appointed Editor of The ENGLISH HOME, effective 2 March. Samantha succeeds Editor-in-Chief Kerryn Harper-Cuss, who has been with the title since 2008, and will continue to work with the magazine as a Contributing Editor. Samantha joined The ENGLISH HOME as Executive Editor in 2018. Prior to that she was the Editor of Homes & Antiques for over three years, for which she was nominated for a BSME Award and is the published author of seven books. Samantha can be found on Instagram: www.instagram.com/samanthascottjeffries

Freelance Update - Claire Bloomfield
Daily Mail Reporter Claire Bloomfield is going freelance as of 1 February 2020 and is available for commissions, shifts and longer term projects. In addition to covering sport and working extensively in women’s football, Claire also covers news, travel, lifestyle and wellness topics for national newspapers, inflight magazines and broadcasters. She can be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/cl_bloomfield

Freelance Update - Katy Brent
Freelance journalist Katy Brent is now available for commissions and remote shift work. Katy has worked extensively writing about TV, most recently covering all things soap for Sun Online. She's also covered EastEnders et al for Entertainment DailyCloser OnlineYahoo!Metro and Mirror.co.uk, as well as dramas and entertainment for The Sun's TV Magazine. She has also written about special needs parenting, Autism, relationships, real life stories and finance for a variety of publications.

Freelance Update - Judy Johnson
Freelance lifestyle and beauty journalist Judy Johnson is available following a month of desk cover as Commercial Content Editor at TI Media’s The Foundry. Prior to this she spent three months as Lifestyle Editor at Hearst Studio, and was previously Digital Editor at Get The Gloss. Judy specialises in beauty and sensitive skin, and is interested in health, beauty, lifestyle and travel related news and launches. She is available for editorial and commercial commissions, copywriting and desk cover. Judy can be found tweeting at twitter.com/JudyJourno

Freelance Update - Diana Taremwa Karakire
Journalist and Photographer Diana Taremwa Karakire is back from maternity leave and available for commissions. She specialises in climate change, energy, politics, human rights and technology. She is currently based in Uganda, where she writes for Petroleum EconomistEqual Times and Biofuels International magazines on a freelance basis. She is also keen to do work as a photo journalist. Her Twitter handle is twitter.com/TaremwaD

Freelance Update - Margaret Taylor
Margaret Taylor has left her role at The Herald (Scotland), where she was a Columnist and Business Correspondent, to go freelance. She will continue to write her opinion column and the weekly Legal Focus for the paper but is now available for commissions. Prior to joining The Herald she held a number of roles at The Lawyer so legal is a focus, but she also writes on business more generally as well as areas including pensions and equal pay. Her website is margarettaylor.org

AFP Fact Check
Nina Lamparski is the new Head of Africa for AFP Fact Check, overseeing a growing team of reporters across Africa. Based in Paris, she can be reached by direct message at twitter.com/ninaism

La Repubblica
Carlo Bonini and Valentina Desalvo are now Deputy Directors of the Italian newspaper La Repubblica. Carlo was previously Special Correspondent for the publication, while Valentina was Head of the Editorial Board. Valentina has been replaced by Stefania Aiola, who was previously Deputy Head of the Editorial Board.

Nine News Melbourne
Chanel Zagon has been appointed Digital Reporter and Producer at Nine News Melbourne. Chanel's work has featured in several publications including the Herald SunDaily TelegraphThe AdvertiserThe Courier-Mail and the Hobart Mercury, among others. She can be found tweeting at twitter.com/chanelzagon

Sound Telegraph / Mandurah Coastal Times
Jake Dietsch has been appointed Editor of Sound Telegraph and Mandurah Coastal Times newspapers in Western Australia. Prior to this, he was a Journalist covering sports for The Esperance Express.

Vacations & Travel Magazine
Jac Taylor has been appointed Editor at Vacations & Travel Magazine in Australia. She is a Sydney-based journalist specialising in the coverage of travel, food and lifestyle, and has written and worked for a variety of outlets, including The Sun-Herald / The AgeSMH Good Cafe GuideAustralian TravellerInternational Traveller, and Marie Claire, among many others.

Cision - Fashion Week AW 20
The Autumn/Winter Fashion Weeks will shortly begin in New York, London, Milan, and Paris. Cision is putting together a list of contacts writing about and attending these significant industry events.Journalists on this list will receive relevant press releases and information direct from PRs. They can choose to update their details at any time, and even ask to be removed at a later date. To join the Cision Fashion Week list, please email projects@gorkana.com, putting ‘Fashion Week AW20’ in the Subject, and ‘Subscribe’ in the email body.

Additionally, if you’re looking for PR help with Fashion Week-related editorial (interviews, images, etc.), use our free Media Requests service to send call outs to PRs. Find out more by emailing mediarequests@gorkana.com or visiting www.cision.co.uk/journalist-services/media-requests

2020 Sigma Awards
The Sigma Awards is a new data journalism award which aims to not just celebrate the best data journalism around the world, but also to empower, elevate and enlighten the global community of data journalists. It was created by Aron Pilhofer (Temple University) and Reginald Chua (Reuters), with support from Simon Rogers (Google), and Marianne Bouchart (HEI-DA). It is sponsored by the Google News Initiative and hosted by the European Journalism Centre's DataJournalism.com. Entries to the competition are now open and data teams from around the world have until 3 February 2020 at 11:59pm ET to enter via this online form.

2020 BSME Talent Awards
Entries are now open for the 2020 BSME Talent Awards which reward the brilliance of the all-too-often overlooked members of editorial and digital teams. Entries must be submitted by Friday 7 February 2020 and winners will be announced at the BSME Talent Awards Presentation and Party in June. For more information please click here.

Kent Press & Broadcast Awards 2020
Journalists can now submit entries for the Kent Press & Broadcast Awards, the not-for-profit scheme designed to celebrate and reward local media. The awards feature 15 categories judged by an independent panel of editorial experts, culminating in a presentation ceremony at The Spitfire Ground St Lawrence, Canterbury, on Friday 10 July 2020. The Kent Press & Broadcast Awards are open to any print, broadcast or online journalist whose audience is primarily in Kent, and entries must be received by 5pm on Thursday 9 April. Information on how to enter can be found here

DMA Media - The Future of News
DMA Media is hosting a panel debate on the future of news in conjunction with the relaunch of thenewsmarket.com. Moderator Kate Bulkley (Media Commentator and Journalist) will speak with panellists Naja Nielsen (Director of Digital, BBC News), Richard Sambrook (Professor and Director at the Centre of Journalism at Cardiff University, formerly Director of Global News at the BBC), and Gary Rogers (Co-founder of Urbs Media and Editor-in Chief of RADAR AI). Journalists, PR and comms professionals are welcome to join an evening of networking on 5 February. For more information and to book tickets, click here
 

 

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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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