UK Media Moves including Financial News, The Independent, CA Magazine and more!

April 21, 2020 Natalie Beale

CA magazine
CBS Interactive
Fabulous magazine
Financial News
The Independent
ITV West Country
Mr Porter
Reach Plc
Journalist Update - Ed Dorrell
Journalist Update - Kate Samuelson
Freelance Update - Stephanie Baxter
Freelance Update - Aaron Tinney
Installatore Professionale
Bauer Media Australia
Stuff.co.nz
The Orwell Prize for Journalism
BSME Lockdown Lunch

CA magazine
Laurence Eastham has been appointed editor of CA magazine. He was previously commissioning editor at Insurance AgeCA magazine showcases the varied careers of chartered accountants and publishes analysis and thought leadership for business professionals. Laurence can be contacted on Twitter at twitter.com/eastham_CA

CBS Interactive
Owen Hughes has joined CBS Interactive as a Senior Reporter for ZDNet and TechRepublic. Owen was previously Senior Reporter at Digital Health. He can be found tweeting at twitter.com/owenrdhughes

Fabulous magazine
The Sun has launched Fabulous NHS Care Packages to give toiletries to our heroic healthcare workers as a small token of gratitude, and are calling for beauty brands to donate.

Helpforce, a charity supporting volunteering in the NHS, will work with delivery giant UPS to dispatch the parcels to those on the frontline.

The newspaper is taking We C U 2020 - a local initiative from Essex, which collects products from top beauty brands including Burt’s Bees and Elizabeth Arden and delivering them to NHS staff - and helping to reach as many healthcare workers as possible across the UK.  

All products kindly donated by brands will be delivered to hospital trusts that need them most, supporting healthcare staff working long hours and under great strain. Fabulous is calling on any brands who can spare products for our healthcare heroes to get in touch at beautydrop@fabulousmag.co.uk. NHS workers can also request packages at carepackages@fabulousmag.co.uk

Financial News
Penny Sukhraj has joined Financial News as News Editor. Penny was most recently Managing Editor at Bloomberg Tax, part of Bloomberg Industry Group, an affiliate of Bloomberg L.P. She can be found tweeting at twitter.com/pennysukhraj

The Independent
Richard Booth has been appointed Assistant News Editor at The Independent. Rich, who has been Editor of DevonLive since summer 2018, starts the new role later this month. He can be found tweeting at twitter.com/rich_booth

ITV West Country
Jen Tippett has been appointed Content Editor for ITV West Country. Previously Senior Producer at Good Morning Britain, Jen can be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/tippettjen 

Mr Porter
Chris Hall has been appointed Senior Watch Editor at Mr Porter. Chris was previously Digital Editor for QP Magazine and can be found tweeting at twitter.com/chrisjameshall

Reach Plc
Andy Rose has now left his position as Head of Sport Content at Reach Plc to take up a position with the RNLI as National Media Officer.

Keith Webster has succeeded Andy to take charge of the Sport Content Desk for the Daily MirrorDaily Star and Daily Express with Richard Lewis as his deputy.

Journalist Update - Ed Dorrell
Ed Dorrell is leaving tes (Times Educational Supplement) after 12 years, where he has worked as News Editor, Deputy Editor and Head of Content. Ed will be joining Public First as a Director, where he will provide senior insight and counsel across policy and campaigns for a number of Public First’s largest clients. Ed can be found tweeting at twitter.com/Ed_Dorrell

Journalist Update - Kate Samuelson
Kate Samuelson has been promoted from Writer/Editor at ActionAid UK to Senior Stories and Content Gathering Specialist. The new role is part-time as Kate will continue writing and editing the weekly CHEAPSKATE London newsletter and working as a freelance journalist, mainly writing about gender, popular culture and human interest stories.

Freelance Update - Stephanie Baxter
Stephanie Baxter, former Deputy Personal Finance Editor at The Telegraph, is now available for freelance commissions and shifts (working from home). Stephanie specialises in pensions and investment (consumer/ institutional), and personal finance topics. She tweets at twitter.com/baxteronmoney

Freelance Update - Aaron Tinney
Aaron Tinney, former Content Consultant and UK Editor for American Media Inc, is available for freelance work. Aaron is based in Northern Ireland and can cover news from the region. He is also open to editing, feature writing, content marketing, copywriting, ghostwriting, speechwriting, public relations, media training, content creation and media consultancy contracts. Aaron can be found on Linkedin.


International Media Moves

Installatore Professionale

The Italian publisher Quine has now launched the trade magazine Installatore Professionale, which aims to support the professional growth of ITS installers. It offers technical insights, regulatory focuses, case histories, interviews, tax advice and data sheets, as well as a selection of the best product news on the market. Marco Zani is Editorial Director. Marco will continue to edit AutofaderDimensione PulitoIl Giornale dell’Ignegnere and Casa&Clima.

Bauer Media Australia
Laura Barry has joined Bauer Media Australia as a Copy Editor for Homes Hub brands. Prior to this, she was a former Digital Content Editor at Better Homes & Gardens. Laura works across Real LivingInside OutBelleCountry Style, and Australian House & Garden.

Stuff.co.nz
Ben Heather has started as News Director at Stuff.co.nz. He is a former Correspondent for the Health Service Journal and was News Editor of Digital Health News in London. Ben can be found tweeting at twitter.com/BHeatherJourno


Awards

The Orwell Prize for Journalism

The longlists have been announced for the Orwell Prizes for Journalism and Exposing Britain's Social Evils 2020. The full list can be viewed here. The shortlists for both prizes will be announced in mid-May and the winners of the prizes, which are both worth £3,000, will be unveiled on George Orwell’s birthday, Tuesday 25th June, together with the winner of The Orwell Prize for Political Writing and The Orwell Prize for Political Fiction.


Events

BSME Lockdown Lunch

The BSME is holding the second of its Lockdown Lunches on Wednesday 22 April at 12.00pm, where we invite leading editors to discuss how they’re navigating the coronavirus crisis. The global pandemic has ripped up media norms and editors of magazines and websites are facing myriad challenges with every passing week. Join the editors as they answer the following question: Creating content in the Covid-19 market – what's working?

BSME Chair and moderator, Maria Pieri, (Editorial Director, National Geographic Traveller (UK)) will lead the conversation with: Laura Rowe, Editor, oliveSinead McIntyre, Editor, FabulousJohn L. Walters, Editor, Eye & Pulp; Director, Eye Magazine Ltd. Sign up here

About the Author

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

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