Mark Edmonds has succeeded Michael Watts as executive editor of the
Financial Times Saturday magazine.
Edmonds spent 20 years at The Daily Telegraph, including a stint as
property editor. Before joining Weekend FT, he was at property website
assertahome.com and consulted on The Sunday Times' revamped property
section. Although Edmonds will handle the day-to-day running of the
magazine, he reports to Weekend FT editor Julia Cuthbertson.
Edmonds has responsibility for developing the content and direction of
He said: 'We need to think more about the type of stories we commission.
We want ideas about businesses we perhaps haven't thought of, quirky
things.' PROs could help in this regard, he added.
After leaving Weekend FT, Watts developed a magazine for Emap, which did
not launch. He is now acting as a consultant on The Observer.