26 April 2011

DIARY dates

Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Clarisonic Beauty Launch
  • TIGI Haircare Launch
See DIARYdates.

Glamour magazine makes editorial changes

There have been some changes to the editorial team at Glamour magazine:
Corrie Jackson, previously features director, is now assistant editor overseeing and editing all areas of content for the magazine. Corrie will oversee the new lifestyle section, Fast Living, which covers interiors, travel, food and gadgets.
Claudia Waterson, previously chief sub-editor, is now senior editor (features). Claudia is responsible for the entire features content in the magazine - including real life, sex & relationships, career, trends, fashion features and health.
Laura Johnson, previously deputy chief sub-editor, is now chief sub-editor.
Vicki Norton, previously beauty editor, is now beauty & lifestyle editor. As well as the beauty pages, Vicki is now involved with health and the Fast Living section. Contact.

Features director at the News of the World’s Fabulous magazine goes on maternity leave

Sinead McIntyre, features director at the News of the World’s Fabulous magazine, is now on maternity leave. In Sinead’s absence Dominic Utton can be contacted regarding any feature enquiries. Contact.

Hello! magazine seeking fashion credits for PRs supplying clothes for the Royal Wedding

Hello! magazine is compiling a list of fashion credits and would like to hear from any PRs that are supplying clothes to be worn at the Royal Wedding by the Royals, the Middletons, celebrities and politicians. Credit info needs to be sent to Megan Conway before the date of the Royal Wedding on 29 April. Contact.

Maria Lally leaves Grazia magazine to go freelance

Maria Lally, previously health editor at Grazia magazine is now freelance. Maria will remain as a contributing editor at the title but is available for freelance commissions. Maria is currently working on her third diet book with A-list trainer James Duigan. PRs can contact Maria with anything related to health, diet, fitness and anti-ageing beauty. Contact.

Marie Claire appoints business development director

IPC Southbank, the upmarket women’s division of IPC Media, has announced that Look magazine has joined its portfolio from IPC Connect. At the same time, Southbank has restructured its senior management team to create the new role of business development director for Marie Claire and Look, which will be taken up by Richard Johnstone, who is currently publishing director of Marie Claire.

In addition, Justine Southall will be joining Southbank to become publishing director of Marie Claire. Until recently, Justine was group publishing director of the Cosmopolitan Group at the National Magazine Company and was advertising director at Marie Claire earlier in her career. Richard and Justine will take up their new roles on 3 May and contact details will be confirmed in due course.

GQ magazine appoints features assistant

Luciana Bellini has joined GQ magazine as features assistant. Contact.

Client win for CPR

CPR has been appointed to handle all the UK PR for beauty brand Patyka, a French beauty brand with two product lines - Absolis (body washes, facial cleansers and creams) and Biokaliftin (anti-wrinkle serums and creams). Contact.