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Daily Telegraph managing editor Susan Ryan has taken over responsibility for all of the paper’s features content.

Telegraph Magazine editor Michele Lavery will continue to oversee the glossy title but is also now assistant editor, Saturday, with a remit to develop the paper's weekend offering. Assistant editor Corinna Honan will oversee Saturday Review. All report to editor Martin Newland.

John Penman has been made business editor Scotland for The Sunday Times, starting next week. He is former business editor of Daily Record and editor of now-defunct Scottish title Business AM.
Nick Edwards has been promoted from deputy editor to editor of Emap trade magazine Health Service Journal. He replaces Alastair McLellan, who is now editorial director.

Celia Mather is to edit Financial Woman. Initially bimonthly, the magazine launches in November and is aimed at high achievers in the financial services industry. In addition to business issues, editorial will cover travel and related accessories such as mobile phones. It is published by London-based CEC Media.

Deborah Joseph has been appointed editor of bridal magazine Wedding and sister title Wedding Flowers. She takes up her role on the IPC SouthBank magazines on 10 October, replacing Kate Barlow. Joseph has also worked on More! and Cosmopolitan.

A free lifestyle magazine aimed at Scotland's urban professionals has launched. The title, i-on Edinburgh, is edited by Laura Wood and
Jo Morris and distributed in bars, restaurants, hotels and fashion outlets.

Car magazine Redline relaunched this week. New sections in the redesigned title, which is aimed at males who enjoy modifying their motors, include Nuts and Voltz, a tuning and consumer feature, plus front section Skid Marks. Editor is Dan Lewis.

Simon Shaps has been made director of television at ITV. The chief executive of Granada will oversee the creative output of the broadcaster. Granada's director of drama, children's arts and features, John Whiston, will replace Shaps as acting head of its programme-making venture, ITV Production.

Simon McCoy is to co-host BBC News 24's weekday morning show with Kate Silverton. A former Sky News journalist, McCoy replaces Philip Hayter.

Joanne Wallen, associate editor of Citywire, has become online editor of The site, which deals primarily with companies listed on the London market, is aimed at private and City investors and IFAs.'s Lex column has been relaunched with features including an investment navigator, calculators and a comment function. The column is edited by Dan Bogler.

John Stepek is the new editor of Formerly on the finance desk at Teletext, he is also responsible for writing daily financial email commentary Money Morning.

Music weekly NME has relaunched its website,, with improved access to concert footage and interviews. Weekly newsletters and text services can now be customised. Online editor is Ben Perreau.

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