Moving the furniture at IPC
Jan Henderson has been named editor of IPC’s Woman & Home replacing
Orlando Murrin. Sally O’Sullivan, editor-in-chief of Ideal Home and
Homes & Ideas, will also assume the same role on Woman & Home. Katharine
Hadley, former Sunday Mirror woman’s editor, has been appointed editor
of IPC’s Country Homes & Interiors replacing Julia Watson who moves to
Homes & Gardens.
LNN and ISN get sported
London News Network and the Independent Sports Network are setting up a
commercial archive of sport on behalf of the ITV network. It will
provide material from ITV’s 25 years of archive material.
Dove takes off at Atlantic 252
Atlantic 252 has appointed Clare Dove as head of sponsorship and
promotions. She was previously client sales manager at Mills & Allen.
Satchell to head Bristol bureau
Claire Satchell has been appointed acting bureau chief for Channel One’s
Bristol operation, taking over from Adam Brown who is co-ordinating
Channel One’s launch in Liverpool.
Benjamin settles in London
CNN Financial News’ senior European correspondent Todd Benjamin has been
promoted to anchor/correspondent in London.
Drop in sales for IPC titles
Sales of 30 of IPC’s 48 titles have reported a year-on-year drop in the
first half of the year. Eva suffered one of the greatest falls with
sales down by 23 per cent. Men’s title Loaded increased sales by 87 per
BBC Mags to catch ’em young
BBC Magazines is to launch BBC Early Learning on 27 September. It is
aimed at children aged five to seven and their parents. BBC Magazines
recorded year-on-year increases in sales for all but one of its 19
titles for the first half of this year. Sales of Radio Times fell by 1.9
per cent, attributed to a cover price increase.
Life looks sweet for Sugar
Attic Futura’s Sugar is now the biggest-selling teen title with sales
up by 37.8 per cent to 361,764.