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PRESS


Tracey Boles, previously business reporter, has been promoted to deputy business editor of The Sunday Express. She replaces Robin Pagnamenta, who is now pharmaceuticals corres­pondent at The Times.

Dipesh Gadher
has been appointed media corres­pondent at The Sunday Times. His previous role as transport correspon­dent has yet to be filled.

Laura Donnelly
has been appointed health corres­pondent at The Sunday Telegraph. She doesn't directly replace anyone and a replacement is still being sought for her previous role of news editor at the Health Service Journal. Oliver Evans, however, has joined the HSJ as deputy news editor. He was previously health correspondent at the Lancashire Telegraph.

Chloe Scott-Moncrieff
is now food editor of Metro. She also continues in her role as homes editor covering architecture and design. Meanwhile online showbiz reporter Andrei Harms­worth has extended his remit and now writes for the Guilty Pleasures section.

Megan Welford
, previously features writer for Chat magazine, is now commiss­ioning editor at IPC's Woman. She replaces Katy Ross.

Zoo magazine has appoin­ted Richard Moynihan as mobile editor, covering the latest sports, men's interest news, competitions, films, TV and games releases. He was staff writer at FHM.com. Charlie Parrish has also joi­ned the magazine as news reporter and takes respons­ibility for music reviews.

Robert Anderson has been appointed as the Financial Times' Nordic correspon­dent, based in Stockholm and will cover the whole of Scandanavia and the Baltic states, together with the existing Nordic corres­pon­dent David Ibison. Anderson was previously the FT's Czech Republic corres­pon­dent.

BROADCAST


Jemima Headey has been appointed celebrity booker for Channel 5's The Wright Stuff. She replaces Francesca Knowles, who is now cele­brity booker on ITV's Hell's Kitchen. Headey was guest booker on Endemol's Big Brother's Little Brother.

Channel 4's Neil MacDonald has moved from science spec­ialist producer to senior pro­ducer in the business and eco­nomics department. He re­p­­laces Job Rabkin, who is now Washington pro­ducer.

NEW MEDIA


Alison Swersky has joined BBC Business News Interactive as business reporter working online, Ceefax, digital text and mobile platforms. She was previously chief reporter at Investment Advisor.

Timesonline.co.uk has launched Consumer Central, a blog dedicated to consumer affairs. It is edited by Paul Nuki, Focus editor of The Sunday Times; money saving expert Martin Lewis will also contribute.

Haymarket Consumer has appointed former freelancer Linsey Fryatt as web editor of Stuff magazine's relaun­ched website www.stuff.tv. Fryatt will be in charge of gadget news, dev­eloping multimedia content and managing blogs and for­ums. She replaces Adam Vau­ghan, who moved to online editor of www.newconsumer.com.

Tim Heming
has joined the Sun Online as reporter. He will write across all sections of the site focusing in parti­cular on writing features and news stories for Sun Money.


Compiled by Kate Magee E kate.magee@haynet.com & sponsored by PR NewswirePress

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