Jeffreys to Money Programme
Diarmuid Jeffreys has been appointed editor of the BBC’s Money
Programme. He is a former assistant editor of Channel 4’s Business Daily
and editor of The Business Programme.
Hunt heads Company’s fashion
Shelly Hunt has been appointed fashion editor of Company magazine. She
previously held the same post at You magazine.
Promotion at GH for Gray
Linda Gray has been promoted to deputy editor of Good Housekeeping from
her position as associate editor.
Meridian invades Isle of Wight
Meridian Broadcasting, the ITV broadcaster for south and south east
England, is taking over the newsroom operation of Isle of Wight Radio
and will provide local news on the hour from 7am to 6pm weekdays and
mornings on weekends.
Lake moves up at TPD
Grahame Lake as been promoted to the new position of deputy managing
director of contract publisher TPD.
Cyberia woos mag readers
Cyberia, the global chain of Internet cafes, has launched a monthly
Internet lifestyle title called Cyberia Magazine. It will be free to
customers and will have an initial print run of 20,000.
Rubython denies launch delay
Tom Rubython’s Sunday Business will launch on 21 April. He denied the
launch has been delayed saying that while the target date for getting
all systems up and running was 31 March, ‘no one would launch a quality
newspaper just before Easter with so many potential readers going on
MORI to research ITC impact
The Independent Television Commission has appointed MORI to carry out
research into the perception, understanding and experience of the ITC,
the first since it was established in December 1990.
Warkentin for Marie Claire
The new editor of Marie Claire is Juliet Warkentin not Watkinson, as
printed last week.