UK Media Moves including The Sun, Times Radio, TechRadar and more!

May 14, 2020 Natalie Beale

Amateur Photographer
Business Travel News (BTN)
BuzzFeed
Newsweek
The Sun
TechRadar
Thomson Reuters
Times Radio
Freelance Update - Laura Crisp
Freelance Update - Aasiyah Dana
Freelance Update - Zlata Rodionova
International Media Moves
The Drum Online Media Awards 2020
PR News

Amateur Photographer
The team at Amateur Photographer can now be reached on their Kelsey Media email addresses, firstname.lastname@kelsey.co.uk. The new office address is in Yalding, Maidstone, but the team continues to be based at home as they were before the coronavirus, and they can be reached on the same mobile numbers.

Business Travel News (BTN)
BTN Editor Richard Cawthorne has been appointed Editor-at-Large with a wider brief and will continue to contribute to the long-established newsletter on a regular basis.

Malcolm Ginsberg has reverted to day-to-day editor (but keeps his title of Editor-in-Chief), with the rest of the team in place. Malcolm tweets at @BTNewsupdate

BuzzFeed
BuzzFeed is closing its dedicated news operations in the UK and Australia. News will continue to be published in the US, and some UK staff may be retained to cover global news for its American audience in areas such as social news, celebrity, and investigations. BuzzFeed UK will continue.

Newsweek
Emma Nolan has joined Newsweek as Deputy Culture Editor. Emma was previously a Digital Writer at Hearst and Senior Entertainment Reporter at Metro.co.uk. She can be found tweeting at @emmalounolan

The Sun
Harry Cole has been appointed Political Editor at The Sun, effective later in the summer. Harry, who has been Deputy Editor at the Mail on Sunday since 2018, will lead political coverage across print and digital. Harry can be found tweeting at @MrHarryCole

TechRadar
Cat Ellis is now Fitness and Wellbeing Editor at TechRadar, where she was previously Downloads & Developing Technology Editor. Cat, who can be reached at the same email address, covers fitness and wellbeing tech, including fitness trackers and other wearables, exercise apps, mindfulness and meditation technology. She tweets at @whenevergreen and is on Instagram @whenever.green

Thomson Reuters
Thomson Reuters, in partnership with the National Association of Media Literacy and Education (NAMLE), has launched a guide to identifying misinformation on the coronavirus pandemic, which features a tip sheet, video and podcast to help social media users understand how misinformation is spread and learn to assess what’s real and what’s not.

Times Radio
The Sun’s Political Editor Tom Newton Dunn is to take a new role as presenter and Chief Political Commentator for Times Radio, which launches later this summer. Tom tweets at @tnewtondunn

Freelance Update - Laura Crisp
Laura Crisp is available for subbing and production work from home for print and digital. A former production editor at TI Media, she has freelanced extensively for News UK (commercial and editorial), the Telegraph Media Group, AllBright, Bauer Consumer Media and Reach, and on contract sports match-day programmes for The PPL Group and Haymarket/Wonderly. Please email lauracrisp80@gmail.com for more.

Freelance Update - Aasiyah Dana
Aasiyah Dana is available for freelance commissions, projects and temporary copywriting and editing roles in digital fashion and lifestyle content. Aasiyah, who was previously Head of Product Copy at AlexandAlexa.com, can be found on Linkedin. Her portfolio can be found on her website aasiyahdana.com

Freelance Update - Zlata Rodionova
Freelance Journalist Zlata Rodionova is currently working on the audience team at the i to help with their newsletters content as they look for a new Audience Engagement Editor. Zlata, who will be providing support until the hiring process is over, has been a freelancer since 2018 and covers small businesses, personal finance and consumer affairs. She tweets at @zlata07

 

International Media Moves

La Stampa
Massimo Giannini is now Editorial Director of La Stampa. He was previously Director of the radio station Radio Capital, a role he will maintain alongside his new responsibilities. Massimo replaces Maurizio Molinari, who moved to La Repubblica a few weeks ago.

Lettera43
Paolo Madron has left his role as Editorial Director of the Italian online daily newspaper Lettera43, which he had led since its launch in 2010. Paolo is currently a Contributor for the Italian version of Forbes.

Heavy Duty
Mick Withers is a new Editor and Publisher at Heavy Duty magazinea Harley-Davidson motorcycles' magazine in Australia with features, news and technical articles. Prior to this, he was the Editor at Australian Cruiser & Trike. Mick can be contacted by email and mobile phone.

Junkee Media
Dean Nye has joined Junkee Media Australia as Editor for Netflix ANZ. Most recently, Dean served as Head of Social - Lifestyle at nine.com.au. He will now be editing content for the streaming service. Find Dean on Twitter at @dean_nye or follow him on Instagram at @dean_nye

Mumbrella
Hannah Blackiston has been promoted to Deputy Editor at the Australian media and marketing news website Mumbrella. Previously Senior Media Reporter, Hannah can be found on Twitter at @heblackiston

The Spinoff
Justin Giovannetti is the new Political Editor at The Spinoff NZ and is based in Wellington. Prior to this, he was a Western Canada Reporter at The Globe and Mail and was based in Calgary. He can be found tweeting at @justinCgio 


Awards

The Drum Online Media Awards 2020

The winners of The Drum Online Media Awards 2020 have been announced. The worldwide awards scheme identifies the most innovative, engaging and stand-out news and views from across the globe. It also celebrates the best commercial solutions and teams. The awards are open worldwide to Media owners, editors, journalists, publishers. View the winners here


PR News

rEvolution
rEvolution, the largest independent integrated sports marketing agency, has welcomed two new key members to its team: Morgan Merle joins as Creative Services Director, while Jamie Salmon joins as Executive Business Consultant.

 

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