Mumbrella grows with new appointmentsBy Craig Daveson in Media News on Thursday, 22nd June 2017 at 11:51am
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Colman assumes Wentworth Courier reinsBy Jonas Lopez in Media News on Monday, 18th June 2018 at 1:19pm
NewsLocal publication Wentworth Courier has welcomed new editor Liz Colman into the fold.
Colman came to the post fresh from an associate editor of partnerships position at the Daily Telegraph. She will succeed Kim Doherty, who was appointed guest editor in October last year to build up the Courier’s market branding as a leading publication for Sydney’s eastern suburbs.
In discussing her plans for the Courier with The Australian’s Dana McCauley, Colman said the paper’s practice under Doherty of featuring local figures or celebrities on the cover will continue, but the weekly news content will remain first in line.
“I am thrilled to be joining the Wentworth Courier, a publication that was always on my family’s kitchen table as I was growing up in Bondi. I’m joining a great team and look forward to working with them on stories devoted to eastern suburbs people, places and lifestyle, as well as local news, arts and culture,” added Colman.
Thompson joins WHIMN showbiz beatBy Jonas Lopez in Media News on Friday, 15th June 2018 at 1:53pm
Women’s content portal WHIMN has put in Courtney Thompson as its new entertainment reporter.
Thompson went on the full-time beat after dividing responsibilities between WHIMN and news.com.au as Casual Entertainment Reporter.
Stay in touch with Thompson on LinkedIn.
Clarke to head BuzzFeed OriginalsBy Jonas Lopez in Media News on Friday, 15th June 2018 at 1:49pm
Jenna Clarke has stepped down from Bauer Xcel Media to lead BuzzFeed Australia’s new Originals content department.
Clarke came over after wrapping up affairs as digital managing editor at Bauer’s Cosmopolitan, ELLE, and Harper’s Bazaar, and is expected to start on June 25, 2018.
She takes over from Dean Nye, who moved on to Nine Entertainment as its head of social/lifestyle.
For BuzzFeed, she will oversee entertainment and lifestyle content, and editorial strategy, with a team of video producers, writers, and editors already in place for digital and social media content.
“We’re thrilled to have Jenna joining the BuzzFeed team. She brings such a wealth of knowledge across print, TV, radio and digital publishing, and deep experience gained from so many Australian entertainment and lifestyle brands."
“Jenna’s the ideal person to take BuzzFeed’s entertainment content to the next level here in Australia,” said BuzzFeed Austral
Sinclair goes to Nine SydneyBy Jonas Lopez in Media News on Friday, 15th June 2018 at 1:44pm
Nine News’ Hannah Sinclair has been called up to be part of the Sydney news room.
She will be with Nine-Sydney running on-the-road stories.
Sinclair has been with the network since joining 9News’ Perth office in May 2016.Follow Sinclair on LinkedIn.
O’Hearn launches new fashion siteBy Jonas Lopez in Media News on Friday, 15th June 2018 at 1:35pm
Fashion editor and stylist Rebecca O’Hearn has started a new fashion and lifestyle website called Smart. Casual. Classic.
Catering to women over 50 years old, Smart. Casual. Classic. offers various articles on fashion, beauty tips, styling, and general content relevant to the over-50 female demographic.
O’Hearn embarked on the venture while being with Bauer Media as fashion/beauty editor.Check her out on LinkedIn.
Lee transfers to K-ZoneBy Jonas Lopez in Media News on Friday, 15th June 2018 at 12:58pm
Angela Lee has started as editor with children’s magazine K-Zone.
K-Zone’s parent firm, Next Media, put her with the publication after spending some time as editor of Shopkins magazine.Lee can be contacted through Next Media.