UK Media Moves including Refinitiv, BBC News, Bloomberg and more

June 30, 2020 Natalie Beale

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BarChick
BBC News
Bloomberg
The Chelsea Magazine Company
Fabric of the North
The Grocer
Harper’s Bazaar
i-D
Modern Barber
NS Business
Refinitiv
Freelance Update - Holly Rubenstein
International Media Moves

BarChick
BarChick, the online guide to bars and drinks, has been relaunched by owner Hannah Grace Lodge (@hannahgracelodge) and a new editorial and video team. Hannah is available to hear about product launches, travel opportunities, partnership enquiries, video and photography enquiries, BarChick brand representation and commentary and all general coverage.

Rebecca Milford (@rebeccabarchick) is now Editor of the platform and Georgie Pursey (@georgiepursey) is a Writer and responsible for social media. Rebecca and Georgie can be contacted about new bar and restaurant openings, feature ideas, recipe content and social media coverage.

BBC News
Nick Beake has been appointed Brussels Correspondent at BBC News, effective later in the summer, and he will be covering stories across Europe. Nick was previously based in Asia and prior to that was a Home Affairs Correspondent in London. His Twitter handle is @Beaking_News and he is on Instagram @Beaking_News

Bloomberg
Paul Wallace is now Team Leader for energy and commodity news in the Middle East and North Africa, based in Bloomberg’s Dubai bureau. Paul moved to Dubai last summer as a Reporter covering emerging markets. He can be found tweeting at @paulwallace123

The Chelsea Magazine Company
The Chelsea Magazine Company has acquired two leading Scottish magazine titles, Scottish Life and The Highlander. Both were previously published out of the US and have a significant North American subscriber base. Chelsea already publishes Scotland magazine, which is widely distributed in North America as well as the UK and rest of the world and runs the Scottish Hotel Awards. 

Fabric of the North
New editorial website, Fabric of the North, showcasing contemporary spaces, stories and discoveries in the North of England launches on 6 July. Founded by blogger Kate Baxter, of award-winning lifestyle blog Fabric of my Life, the new editorial site focuses on considered design, slow living and ethical wellbeing, with a local Northern slant. Kate welcomes all press releases and pitches from relevant brands based in the North of England and can be reached via email. You can also follow Fabric of the North on Instagram @fabricofthenorth.

The Grocer
Emma Weinbren has been appointed Managing Editor at The Grocer, where she was previously Group Features Editor. Emma will continue to oversee features as well as deputising for the Editor. She can be found tweeting at @emmaweinbren

Harper’s Bazaar
Roberta Schroeder, Hearst’s current E-commerce Beauty Editor, will be supporting Harper’s Bazaar during Bridget March’s maternity leave. She is the best contact for Bazaar’s digital beauty content during this time.

i-D
Danil Boparai has been promoted from Senior Social Media Editor to Managing Social Editor at i-D, where he has worked since 2018. Danil can be found tweeting at @danilboparai and is on Instagram @danilboparai

Modern Barber
Charlotte Grant-West is now Editor of Modern Barber, where she is responsible for content across print, digital and social media. Charlotte, who was previously Social Editor at Netmums, can be found on Instagram @charlottegrantwest

NS Business
Dan Robinson, Group Managing Editor for NS Business, will be leaving the team at the end of June to take up a media and communications manager role at Midlands Chamber of Commerce. Dan can be found tweeting at @dan89robinson

Refinitiv
Chris Mangham has been appointed LPC Global Loans Editor at Refinitiv, where he is also IFR Associate Editor. Chris was previously LPC EMEA Loans Editor, since 2010. He was with Thomson Reuters before the Financial and Risk business was renamed Refinitiv. Chris can be found on Linkedin

Freelance Update - Holly Rubenstein
Season 3 of The Travel Diaries, a podcast by travel journalist and editor Holly Rubenstein is launching today. Episode One features presenter and adventurer, Ben Fogle. Previous guests have included Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Jo Malone and Rick Stein. The podcast can be heard on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Castbox. Holly can be reached on Instagram @hollyrubenstein. For further information about the podcast visit thetraveldiariespodcast.com

 

International Media Moves

El Español
Laura Ojea is now a Reporter covering technology and cyber security for the Spanish online newspaper El Español. She was previously Editor-in-Chief of the online magazine El Periódico de la Energía.

Bike Magazine
The Italian media company and publisher BFC has now launched the new quarterly print publication Bike Magazine as a supplement alongside Forbes Italia. Bike Magazine aims to combine sport, health, lifestyle, ecology, bike economy and smart mobility. Alessandro Rossi is the Director.

CNA - Channel NewsAsia
Adam Hancock has started as a Senior Producer at CNA. He is a former Broadcast Journalist at BBC World News TV. Adam can be contacted by email, and can be found tweeting at @adamhankers and can be followed on Instagram @hankers101

Mumbrella
Brittney Rigby has been promoted to Senior Journalist at Australian media and marketing news website Mumbrella. She joined Mumbrella in March 2019 and is also qualified as a lawyer. Brittney is looking to hear stories about the Australian media industry and receive pitches for the opinion vertical. She can be found tweeting at @brittneyrigby or find her on Instagram at @brittneyrigby.jpeg

Freelance Update - Raffaele Tamigi
Raffaele Tamigi is now a Freelance Reporter. Previously Director of the Italian hardware and video games website Gaminghw.it, he is available for new assignments regarding hardware, electronic devices, gaming and web issues in Italy. Raffaele can be reached at Raffaele.Tamigi@gmail.com and @raffaeletamigi

 

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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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