This Week's Media Movements
Jillian Davison is now a creative director at NewsLifeMedia, looking after its Vogue and GQ publications. This will be a return to NewsLifeMedia for Jillian, who was previously the fashion director for Glamour magazine in New York.
Sarah Maunder will join the ABC Radio Current Affairs team in Sydney next week as a reporter for its AM, PM and The World Today programs. Sarah has been with the ABC for over two years as a journalist.
Danny Lakey will be stepping in as presenter on Hit National Nights next week. This show was previously hosted by Ash London, who will be joining 2Day FM Breakfast as a temporary replacement for Em Rusciano.
Allure Media’s group publisher Alison Rice will leave her role at the end of this month. Alison joined the publisher in 2012 as a health and beauty editor of PopSugar Australia. Taking over her role will be Amanda Bardas, the current editorial director at Allure Media.
Future Publishing Australia has acquired three technology publications from nextmedia. It will now publish PC PowerPlay, Hyper and PC & Tech Authority. The nextmedia team that worked on these titles, Ben Mansill, David Hollingworth and Cameron Ferris, will also be moving to Future Publishing.
Nextmedia will soon be publishing Frankie magazine and Smith Journal. These publications were previously owned by Pacific Star Network, which has sold the business of its Morrison Media Services to nextmedia.
Women’s Health magazine has partnered with Samsung for a new talk event series and podcast. The talks will be hosted by the magazine's editor Jacqui Mooney. The new podcast, called 'Women’s Health Australia, Uninterrupted', will launch in mid-September, and will be an eight-part series.