Today’s Media Updates covers moves and changes at news titles including the BBC, Cosmopolitan, Women’s Running and that’s life!
News & Current Affairs
- Alex Lester is presenting a new Saturday show 10AM -1PM on BBC WM (in addition to his weekday show 6AM-9AM). It started last Saturday.
- Hirst, Kidd and Rennie, the publisher of the Oldham Evening Chronicle, has gone into administration. The closure also affects the its other titles: Oldham Extra, Saddleworth Extra, Tameside Extra, Dale Times, Oldham Business Edge, The Knowledge and Primary Knowledge. Administrators are attempting to find a buyer.
Business & Finance
- Ellen Tannam has been appointed reporter at siliconrepublic.com, covering general science and technology, as well as data and infosec.
- Gemma Hatton has been appointed deputy editor at Racecar Engineering. Former deputy editor Sam Collins is now associate editor for the title.
- Amy Grier has been appointed associate editor at Cosmopolitan. Amy was previously features director at the title
- Jennifer Bozon has been appointed editor at Women’s Running, replacing Elizabeth Hufton who has left the title. Jennifer was previously assistant editor at the publication.
- Mary-Teresa McAteer has been appointed acting features editor at that’s life!, covering Kate Woolley’s maternity leave, and Claire McAteer has joined the title as features writer.
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