UK Media Moves including The Times, Business Matters, Daily Express and more

July 28, 2020 Natalie Beale

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BBC News
BBC Radio 4
Bloomberg News
Business Matters
Daily Express
FT Specialist
The Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining
Interactive Investor
ITP Media Group
Netmums
The Times / The Sunday Times
Freelance Update - Amy Nickel
Freelance Update - Sophia Waterfield
International Media Moves

 

BBC News
Jennifer Scott is now a permanent Online Political Broadcast Journalist for BBC News, in what was previously an attachment role. Prior to this Jennifer was Online UK Broadcast Journalist for BBC News. She can be found tweeting at @nifs


BBC Radio 4
Jenni Murray
is leaving Woman’s Hour after presenting the programme for 33 years. Jenni will present her final show on 1 October and a new Woman’s Hour presenter will be announced in due course.

Bloomberg News
Bloomberg News Reporter Jill Ward now covers bonds and currencies on the FX/Rates team in London. She previously covered the UK economy and can be found tweeting at @jillianfward

Business Matters
Cherry Martin (@CherryM_writes) has been appointed Associate Editor for the Capital Business Media magazine Business Matters. Cherry is responsible for profiles and long reads across online and print, plus she will be responsible for the launch of the new podcast ‘My Inspiration’. Jamie Young is now a Reporter at Business Matters, where he is responsible for their daily news output. Jamie manages the @BizMattersMag Twitter account.

Daily Express
Steph Spyro has joined the Daily Express as a News Reporter. Steph covers stories related to shopping, retail, money and consumer issues. She can be found tweeting at @stephspyro

FT Specialist
David Robinson joined the FT earlier in the year as Online Editor with a mandate to develop an online strategy for FT Specialist’s institutional titles. One of his responsibilities is to write data-led stories on global banking and finance/economics for The Banker as part of efforts to develop its website. Please get in touch with data-led research/reports on issues related to the global banking sector. He loves charts. David can be found on LinkedIn

The Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining
Mark Glover has been appointed Commissioning Editor at the IOM3, where he works across the magazines Materials World and Clay Technology. Mark was previously Deputy Editor at Field Service News. He can be found on LinkedIn

Interactive Investor
Tom Bailey has been appointed ETFs Editor at Interactive Investor, effective 3 August. Tom has been a Staff Writer at Money Observer since 2018 and can be found tweeting at @tbaileybailey

ITP Media Group
Joe Peskett has been appointed Group Editor, Transport & Supply Chain, at ITP Media Group in Dubai. Joe was previously Editor of Aviation Business Middle East, and has editorial experience across industries including aviation, healthcare, hospitality and retail. He can be found on LinkedIn

Netmums
Lucy Dixon is now Social Editor at Netmums. Previously she was Digital Manager at Hamerville Media Group, and can be found on LinkedIn

The Times / The Sunday Times
Nicola Jeal, Editor of The Times Magazine, has been appointed to the new role of Features and Lifestyle Director for The Times and The Sunday Times. In the new role Nicola will have overall responsibility for the features and lifestyle portfolio on print and digital platforms across both news brands. She will remain Editor of The Times Magazine. Nicola can be found tweeting at @jealnicola

Freelance Update - Amy Nickel
Amy Nickell is open for commissions on unlikely lifestyle topics. Recent pieces covered naturism, ASMR and feminist pornography. Amy is an experienced panelist, speaker and voice on radio and a regular opinion writer and contributor to Good Morning Britain.  Amy is also the author of Confessions of a Single Mum (Headline) and writes and speaks on single parenting. She is available for editorial shifts and had in house experience at Glamour, Time Inc and News UK.

Freelance Update - Sophia Waterfield
Yorkshire-based journalist Sophia Waterfield is always looking for new stories and commissions. She currently freelances for international outlets Newsweek and New Scientist, beauty website Mamabella UK and local radio station Vixen 101 (Market Weighton, Yorkshire). Sophia can be reached on the following emails:  info@thecalmroom.orgs.waterfield@newsweek.com and sophia.waterfield@vixen101.co.uk 


International Media Moves

Radio RAI 
The Italian public broadcaster Radio RAI has now launched the new show ‘Non solo Performing Arts’. Directed by Monica Bartocci, the show covers dance, music, theatre, circus arts, visual arts and arts and culture in general. It is broadcast every Monday and Thursday at 7pm and can be also streamed online.

Revista de Estudios Jurídicos y Sociales 
Universidad Siglo 21 in Argentina has launched the biannual magazine Revista de Estudios Jurídicos y Sociales. The main goal of the new online publication is to offer a space to teachers and researchers in the field of law and related sciences, such as advocacy, auctions, public and real estate brokerage, and the legal and social sciences in general. Cristian Altavilla is the Director of the magazine, and he can be found on Twitter @altavillacd

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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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