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The Times has this week launched a compact 24-page appointments section, Career. Out on Thursdays, it is aimed at middle managers and offers editorial on jobs, salaries and employment trends. Editor is Parminder Bahra, who also edits the paper’s Public Agenda supplement.

Dominic Mohan has been made associate editor, features, of The Sun. Formerly a columnist and editor of the paper’s Bizarre column, he will oversee all features content in his new role. Mohan replaces Graham Dudman, who is now managing editor.

Richard Walker, deputy editor of Glasgow’s Sunday Herald, has been promoted to editor following the resignation of Andrew Jaspan. Walker has been in the deputy’s role since the paper launched five years ago. Jaspan is now editor of The Age in Melbourne.

The Financial Times has made Christopher Brown-Humes markets editor. The former Nordic editor of the Stockholm-based paper, he replaces Deborah Hargreaves, now financial editor. Brown-Humes joined the FT 12 years ago.

Ysanne Brooks is now editor of IPC bi-monthly magazine 25 Beautiful Kitchens. The former associate editor, she takes over from John Smigielski, who now edits parent title 25 Beautiful Homes and spin-off

25 Beautiful Gardens.

Helena Lang has been made deputy editor of Sainsbury’s magazine, replacing Lesley Dobson, who is to go freelance after seven years in the role. Lang was formerly at Hachette Filipacchi.

Brussels-based satirical magazine The Sprout will be available on UK newsstands this month, with a new section on poor press releases. It is edited by Martin Jay.

John Brown Citrus Publishing is to launch a customer title called Tribune for department store Selfridges. Published twice a year, it replaces the former in-store title Show. The editorial director is Paul Colbert.

BBC Magazines is launch Hi-5 Magazine on 22 September. Based on the pre-school TV show of the same name, which runs on Five’s Milkshake strand, the title is aimed at three- to six-year olds. The editor is Andrea Wickstead.

Future is to launch Official Duel Masters Magazine, a kids’ title, on 23 September. Based on a Japanese toy, it will contain editorial on video games, animated TV news and DVD reviews. The editor is Cavan Scott.


Former executive producer of Sky’s Littlejohn current affairs show Steve Clarke is to help launch al-Jazeera’s international English-language news channel, reporting to project leader Nigel Parsons. The channel will have a London bureau and plans to air next year.

Sky producer Roger Clark and Sky night programme editor Katie Turner are now at CNN as assignment editors. CNN producers Sarah Sultoon and Andrew Carey are now newsgathering assignment editors.

Video news agency APTN has launched Moneytalk, a news service in which financial experts in firms such as Commerzbank, Standard Chartered and Nomura will give broadcasters informed comment on City issues via remote cameras. Chris Stocking is APTN’s head of broadcast services.

Craig Wilson has been made head of news and current affairs at Grampian TV. Formerly news editor at the station, he replaces Henry Eagles, who moved to Scottish TV. Wilson joined Grampian in 1990.


The Guardian’s Saturday entertainment supplement, The Guide is now available online at The editor is Tim Lusher.

The BBC has launched Score Interactive, a football scores, news and results programme. Accessible to digital TV viewers, it runs on Saturday afternoons, joining Grandstand’s final score service at 4.30. The programme is hosted by Ray Stubbs.

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