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Your update on new launches, new hires and developments in the world of print, broadcast and online media.

PRESS

Jeremy Langmead, editor-in-chief of Wallpaper*, is to leave to edit NatMags' Esquire. Langmead has also edited The Sunday Times' Style magazine and Nova. He replaces Simon Tiffin, who left last month to pursue new projects. Wallpaper* is yet to name Langmead's successor.

IPC's In Style has appointed Marie Claire features director Charlotte Moore as deputy editor. She starts on 5 December and replaces Tammy Perry, who left to write her second book.

Rosie Nixon, associate editor of Condé Nast's Glamour magazine, is to join Emap's Grazia as executive editor (entertainment). She replaces Michelle Davies, who has been promoted to assistant editor.

Sublime, an online international ‘ethical lifestyle' magazine, is to launch a bimonthly print version in January, edited by Laura Santamaria and Damian Santamaria.

Former freelancer Laurelle Gilbert has been appointed to the new role of fashion news editor at NW magazine - the former New Woman.

Feast, a free monthly magazine for tourists in London, launched this month. It is distributed in hotels, tourist information centres and selected bars and pubs in the capital. The editor is Tania Ahsan.

BROADCAST

Independent Radio News has added  an environment desk to boost its news output. Julia Pittam will head the desk, which is working in tandem with its money team.

Pedro Pinto has joined CNN in London as sports presenter/producer as part of an expansion of CNN International's sports coverage. Most recently, Pinto hosted Ultimas Noticias, a sports show on Portugal's Sport TV.

The latest presenters to be confirmed at Al Jazeera English's Doha HQ are Mariam Nemazee (formerly Russia Today); So Rahman (Granada TV); Kamahl Santamaria (Sky News Australia) and Sami Zeidan (CNBC). They join existing presenters including Jane Dutton, David Foster and Lauren Taylor. Separately, ITV News's Nazanine Moshiri has joined Al Jazeera English's London office as a presenter.

NEW MEDIA

Mark Lawford has been appointed to the new position of head of sport at the Daily Mail Online. Lawford formerly worked as sports editor of freesheet Metro, where he has been replaced by David Gurney, formerly deputy sports editor at the paper.

Dance music mag One Week To Live has relaunched its website. Users of www.oneweektolive.com can register for free and promoters can also register online to add event details to its listings guide. The editor is Nick Crones.

Former freelancer Dan Gilbert has joined Dennis Publishing's car magazine Evo as online editor. He replaces acting online editor Mike Penny, who continues to be online editor of sister title Auto Express.

DeskDemon.com has launched a monthly online magazine entitled PA Enterprise. Targeting executive PAs, secretaries and office managers, the magazine will include features on workplace, career and business support issues, as well as product and travel guides. Publisher Basma Hadid is in charge of editorial content.

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

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