UK Media Moves including Sunday Times Style, Femail and the Nottingham Post

December 19, 2019 Natalie Beale

The Clinical Services Journal
Daily Mail - Femail
Daily Star Online
Harper's Bazaar
Harrods Magazine
THE INQUIRER
Moneywise
Nottingham Post
OK! Online
PocketGamer.biz
Port Technology International
The Resident
The Spectator
The Sunday Times Style
Freelance Update - Reza Amirina
Freelance Update - Robin Flavell
Freelance Update - Katrina Megget
International Updates
Nick Machin Prize 2019
Headlinemoney Awards 2020
PPA Awards 2020
One World Media Awards 2020

The Clinical Services Journal
Louise Frampton has been appointed Editor of The Clinical Services Journal, which she previously edited from 2007 to 2017, before spending three years at Mission Critical Power magazine. Louise can be found on Linkedin.

Daily Mail - Femail
Sam Taylor has joined Femail as Editor, where she covers style, human interest stories, pets, diets, romance and true life. She was previously Editor of The Lady, which she joined in 2012.

Daily Star Online
Sophie Foster has joined Daily Star Online as a Travel & Lifestyle Reporter. She was previously Editorial Apprentice on the magazine desk at The Telegraph. Sophie can be found tweeting at twitter.com/sophieafoster

Harper's Bazaar
Sophie Bloomfield is now a Contributing Editor to Harper's Bazaar, and writes a weekly beauty column for the website, about 'what really works over 40'. She is interested in all relevant beauty information, treatments and products.

Harrods Magazine
Mollie Hammond has joined Harrods Magazine as a Beauty Writer. She was previously a Junior Beauty Writer at DARE magazine and can be found on Instagram at www.instagram.com/mchammond

THE INQUIRER
Incisive Media has announced it will be closing The Inquirer at the end of this week. The tech news and satire website was started by Mike McGee in 2001 before being sold to VNU and on to Incisive, but despite healthy readership, the decision has been taken to mothball it, following falling ad sales. The site will stay live in archive form until March 2020. Editor Carly Page and Associate Editor Chris Merriman have both left Incisive Media as part of the closure. Other Incisive Media titles including sister site Computing are unaffected by the closure.

Moneywise
Brean Horne has joined Moneywise as Reporter and Multimedia Content Manager. Brean can be reached at @Brean_Horne. She was previously Senior Writer and Producer at Which?.

Nottingham Post
Editor Mike Sassi is leaving the Nottingham Post after six years in the role. Natalie Fahy, current Digital Editor of Nottinghamshire Live, will succeed him in January. Natalie started her role in Nottingham seven years ago, and prior to that worked on the digital desk at Sky News and as a UK Correspondent for German daily BILD. She can be found tweeting at twitter.com/nat_fahy

OK! Online
Freelance Journalist Natalie Corner has been appointed Senior Lifestyle Reporter at OK! Online, and she will start her role in mid-January. She wants to hear about celebrity lifestyle, brand/product launches and interviews. Natalie can be found tweeting at twitter.com/nlcorner

PocketGamer.biz
Ric Cowley has been appointed Editor of PocketGamer.biz, the leading brand for the business of mobile games. Ric comes from Fractl UK where he was a Digital PR Executive, and prior to that was Editor of PocketGamer.com, the consumer branch.

Port Technology International
Beth Maundrill has been appointed Editor at Port Technology International online news journal, covering port, maritime and shipping news. She was previously Land Editor across various defence and aerospace publications at Shephard Media. Beth can be found tweeting at twitter.com/gunshipgirl

The Resident
The Resident has launched its first podcast, The London Parentcast, the new podcast for parents seeking a work-life balance. Victoria Purcell, Editor of theresident.co.uk, talks to London mums and dads who have built an online following for their parenting advice. From tips for a smoother school run to family fun at the weekend and finding the time to engage with your social media audience, she’ll be asking ‘how do you do it?’. The podcast can be found here.

The Spectator
Robert Jackman, previously an Assistant Features Editor for The Spectator, is now a Feature Writer for Spectator Life. Robert covers theatre, arts, travel, lifestyle, celebrity interviews and sex/relationships. He can be found tweeting at twitter.com/robertjackman88

The Sunday Times Style
The Sunday Times Style has appointed its first beauty influencer, Ava Welsing Kitcher, to host and present a new beauty series for Style. Ava will be the Deputy Beauty Editor across print, video, audio and online working closely with News UK's newly launched Influencer agency the Fifth. She will create commercial branded content as well as authentic editorial content for Style. Reporting to STYLE's beauty director Sarah Jossel, Ava will be creating a new workflow for Style which sees its video aired on Style Play, YouTube and IGTV.
 
Laura Kennedy has been appointed Contributing Beauty Editor. She will be regularly writing beauty features for STYLE.

Freelance Update - Reza Amirina
Freelance travel writer Reza Amirina is available for commissions. Reza is also a passionate photojournalist and photographer. He will be in Vietnam from 27 March until the middle of April, attending Formula 1 on 2 April and exploring Vietnam. Reza is also looking to connect with PRs and marketing managers of hotels and hospitality suppliers who are interested in promoting their products in Vietnam. Examples of his work can be viewed at www.amirinia.com and Reza can also be found on Instagram at www.instagram.com/purevisionjourneys

Freelance Update - Robin Flavell
Comedy writer Robin Flavell is available for commissions, including stand-up, after-dinner speeches, social media, online accounts, agency, corporate and copywriting. His work has featured in Private Eye and on Have I Got News For You. He is currently writing daily gags and amusing content for Have I Got News for You, The Poke and many other shows. Robin can be reached at @robinflavell

Freelance Update - Katrina Megget
Freelance healthcare journalist and adventure travel writer Katrina Megget has now returned to New Zealand to complete the last 1,000km (621 miles) of the Te Araroa long-distance hiking trail down the length of the country. Earlier this year, she walked 2,000km before having to pull out due to a knee injury. She is walking to raise money for the mental health charity Mind and to raise awareness of self doubt and low self-esteem and their link to mental health problems. She can be found tweeting at twitter.com/katrinamegget and blogging at www.katrinamegget.com


International Updates

National Geographic (Italy)
The Italian version of the international magazine National Geographic has now relaunched its website. The website has a renewed layout and a greater focus on news, interviews, insights and video content.

The Daily Telegraph Australia
Perry Duffin is a new Court and Crime Reporter at The Daily Telegraph Australia. He is a former Photo/Multimedia Journalist at AAP (Australian Associated Press). Perry can be found tweeting on twitter.com/perryduffin1

Kaitlyn Hudson-O'Farrell, previously Editorial Assistant, will start as a Cadet Reporter in January 2020. She will be covering a variety of news topics, including community, health, lifestyle, education, and science. Prior to this, she was the Editorial Assistant at the same publication.

Joseph Attanasio also starts as Cadet Reporter in the new year. Prior to this, he was Editorial Assistant at The Daily and Sunday Telegraph. Joseph can be found tweeting on twitter.com/joe_attanasio

Glamour South Africa
Nontando Mposo has been appointed Editor-in-Chief at Glamour South Africa. Nontando's career started at Independent Media as a cadet in 2014, after which she covered news and lifestyle. Most recently, she was Fashion and Beauty Editor and Good Life Editor for the Cape Times, Pretoria News and the Mercury. She can be found tweeting at twitter.com/Nontando58

 

Awards

Nick Machin Prize 2019
The first Nick Machin Prize awards ceremony will take place on 16 January 2020 in Cardiff. The prize is dedicated the memory of Nick Machin, who tragically passed away as a result of a brain tumour in 2018. The event is open to young journalists from Wales and working in Wales, in recognition of Nick's outstanding commitment to mentoring young reporters. There are four awards in the event's first year: Young Journalist of the Year, Outstanding Story/Feature by a Young Journalist, the Nick Machin Prize for investigative journalism and the Nick Machin Prize for journalistic endeavour. Go here to book tickets.

Headlinemoney Awards 2020
Entries are being accepted for the Headlinemoney Awards 2020 to find the UK’s best financial journalists and money titles. The PR shortlists have already been revealed. The journalism categories celebrate excellence across both the UK’s extensive financial journalist community, as well as media outlets covering money, business and City matters. In a change to the previous nominations process, all financial journalists are now invited to submit entries. All submissions are free. All the category shortlists will be announced in March 2020 with final judging taking place in April. Winners will be announce at the 2020 Headlinemoney Awards ceremony at The Brewery, London EC1 on 6 May 2020.

PPA Awards 2020
The 2020 PPA Awards will take place on June 30th at their long-standing home, Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane. The Awards are now in their 40th year and celebrate the best in magazine media and business information publishing over the past 12 months. Entries are now open and must be submitted by February 21 2020. For more information, please click here

One World Media Awards 2020
The One World Media Awards will be open for entries from 7 January 2020. Established in 1988, the Awards recognise the best media coverage of developing countries, reflecting the social, political and cultural life of people around the globe. For more information, click 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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