UK Media Moves including Financial News, BBC Radio 2, RadioTimes.com and more!

May 12, 2020 Natalie Beale

BBC Radio 2
Financial News
HYPEBEAST
LBC
Mining Magazine
Newsweek
RadioTimes.com
Freelance Update - Charlie Bell
Freelance Update - Ellie Fazan
International Media Moves
Journalists’ Charity
PR News


BBC Radio 2
Helen Thomas has been appointed Head of Station for BBC Radio 2. Helen has been Radio 2’s Head of Content Commissioning since 2018, having previously worked as the station’s Network Editor. She tweets at @MissHelenThomas

Financial News
Lucy McNulty has returned from maternity leave as City Editor at Financial News. She previously spent three years as FN's Financial Regulation and Brexit Editor, winning the State Street Institutional Press Award’s Journalist of the Year for Regulation in 2019. Prior to joining FN in 2014 as its Special Projects Editor, Lucy was Managing Editor and Asia Editor at Euromoney’s International Financial Law Review in London and Hong Kong. She can be found tweeting at @LucyMcNulty

HYPEBEAST
Former Mixmag Digital Fashion Editor Tayler Willson is now Associate Editor for HYPEBEAST, where he is covering fashion, footwear and lifestyle. Tayler can be found on Twitter @tylrwllsn and Instagram @tayler_willson

LBC
Rachel Johnson has returned to LBC to present a Friday evening show. The 6pm slot will offer opinions, debate and the latest news. Rachel can be found tweeting @rachelsjohnson

Mining Magazine
Craig Guthrie has joined Mining Magazine as EMEA Editor. He was previously Digital Editor for Petroleum Economist. Craig can be found tweeting at @guthrie_craig

Newsweek
Jacob Jarvis has joined Newsweek as a Senior Reporter based in London. Jacob, who was previously a Senior Online Reporter for the Evening Standard, is particularly interested in US politics. He can be found tweeting at @jacobjarv

RadioTimes.com
Minnie Wright has joined RadioTimes.com as News Editor, joining them from Express.co.uk, where she was a Senior Entertainment Reporter. Minnie can be found tweeting at @MinnieWright_

Freelance Update - Charlie Bell
Charlie Bell is available for commissions, copywriting and desk cover (working from home) for print and digital focusing on fashion, beauty and lifestyle. Charlie was previously Acting Style Editor at Closer and has also worked for Reveal, Dare, Woman & Home and Mail Online. Charlie can be found on Instagram at www.instagram.com/fashionabell_. You can view her work on her website www.fashionabell.com

Freelance Update - Ellie Fazan
Ellie Fazan is a freelance writer and editor, currently available for commissions, copywriting and editing across print and digital. She has written on lifestyle, travel, luxury and wellness for The Guardianadventure.com, Conde Nast Traveller, The Telegraph and Metro (among others) and was previously the editor of Purple Dragon's customer magazine Tales, as well as Flight Centre's customer magazine, Open my World. Ellie can be found on Instagram @fazanagram, or you can view her work on her website, elliefazan.com.

 

International Media Moves

Bike Magazine
The Italian media company and publisher BFC will launch the new print publication Bike Magazine at the end of next month, which will be published quarterly alongside Forbes Italia. The magazine aims to combine sport, health, lifestyle, ecology, bike economy and smart mobility. Alessandro Rossi is the Director.

l’Avanti
The Italian publisher Società Nuova Editrice Mondoperaio s.r.l. has now relaunched the newspaper l’Avanti. The traditionally left-wing political magazine will be published every two weeks. Mauro Del Bue is Managing Director; Claudio Martelli is Editorial Director.

Australian Property Investor
Dan Wilkie has started as Editor at Australian Property Investor magazine, and is based in Scarborough, Western Australia. He is a former Associate Editor at WA Business News and a former Editor-in-Chief at Australia China Business Review. He covers all aspects of commercial and residential real estate. Please contact him by email or by telephone, or you can find him tweeting at @dwilkie34

BuzzFeed Australia
Isha Bassi has been promoted to Entertainment Producer at BuzzFeed Australia. Previously Post Writer, she can found on Twitter at @Isha_Bassi or on Instagram at @isha_bassi

 

Events

Journalists’ Charity
The Journalists’ Charity is a hosting an online event with Alastair Campbell @campbellclaret for an hour of candid chat on mental health, coping in lockdown and the future of British journalism. The online meet-up will be hosted by BBC Radio and TV presenter Frances Finn @francesfinnshow with an opportunity for you to ask a question.

WHEN: Monday 18th May. 6pm-7pm.
HOW: Via Zoom (download free here)
BOOK your free place and send your questions HERE

You will be sent the link shortly before 5.30pm on Monday 18th May, and participants are held in a waiting room until our facilitator opens the event. Please be patient!

 

PR News

Halpern

HS1 Ltd has appointed Halpern to manage consumer PR and influencer activity for London’s St Pancras International station.  St Pancras International station is a Grade I listed building owned by HS1 Ltd, known for its stylish and premium shops, bars and restaurants as well as a full calendar of arts and cultural events for its 52million annual visitors to discover. Halpern will begin working with HS1 Ltd with immediate effect, focusing on consumer campaigns, press and influencers relations and content creation.

 

About the Author

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

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