Reach expected to slash roughly 200 jobs

Reach Plc announced on Wednesday that its operating profit would miss market expectations, leading to an expected 4 percent cut of its workforce, including journalists and commercial teams. The British news publisher is struggling with weak digital and print advertising. Shares plummeted 24 percent digital revenue falling nearly 6 percent. Print advertising revenue also slumped […]

Reach appoints Grove content editor

Reach has promoted Alex Grove to the post of content editor across Yorkshire Live, Leeds Live and Examiner Live. Previously, he was chief reporter for Yorkshire Live. He has also worked as a reporter, focusing on employment and housing, while also covering breaking news at the Hull Daily Mail in UK. He has also written […]

Reach names O’Donoghue Westminster editor

Dan O’Donoghue has joined Reach plc as Westminster editor. Previously, he was Westminster correspondent at DC Thomson for Press & Journal and The Courier. He was also a political correspondent at Press Association and was a news reporter at National News/SWNS London. He has previously also worked as a local government reporter/news editor at Reach. […]

Rogers departs Reach for HuffPost

HuffPost UK has tapped Alexandra Rogers as its political correspondent. Her new role begins in August. Currently, Rogers is a parliamentary correspondent, YorkshireLive and MyLondon, at Reach. Before that, she held the post of parliamentary correspondent, Bristol Post, Hull Daily Mail, and Grimsby Telegraph at Reach. In addition, she has also reported for City A.M. […]

Britt named associate head of content at Reach

Reach has tapped Hannah Britt as associate head of content within the Advanced Features hub. Most recently, she held the post of deputy head of lifestyle – Daily Express, Daily Mirror and Daily Star at Reach. She was also deputy women’s editor at Daily Express and has also worked as a senior women’s feature writer […]

Dayus joins Reach as a digital journalist

Reach Plc has hired Oscar Dayus as a digital journalist, Bristol Live. Previously, he was a marketing associate at School for Social Entrepreneurs. He has also worked as a news editor, PCGAMESN at Network N. He was also acting editor, TrueAchievements and TrueTrophies at TrueGaming Network. He has also worked as an associate editor, GameSpot […]

Davey joins Reach as audience editor

Kieran Davey is now an audience editor at Hampshire Live and Surrey Live, Reach Plc. Previously, he was at The News, Portsmouth for more than 4 years, serving as head of digital. He has also worked as a digital reporter and social media editor at the company. Davey has also served as a news reporter […]

McCormack joins Mirror Online as a senior TV and showbiz reporter

Kirsty McCormack has joined Mirror Online, part of Reach Plc., as a senior TV and showbiz reporter. Previously, she was a showbiz reporter at The Sun Online, News U.K. She has also worked as a freelancer for U.S. vegan restaurant chain By Chloe, looking after the PR for their four London restaurants. McCormack was also […]

Parry joins Daily Express as a digital reporter

Mared Emlyn Parry is now a digital reporter at the Daily Express, Reach Plc. Previously, she was digital reporter providing freelance coverage for showbiz, SEO, lifestyle and news desk at the Daily Star, also a publication of Reach Plc. She has also worked as head of social, content and PR at The Dreamboys and was […]

Staff face layoffs as Reach restructures

According to reports, some 20 staff members of national newspaper are facing layoffs at Reach as the newsgroup continues to restructure its operations. The proposals affect staff working on the group’s national titles within the supplements, celebrity magazines, sport and fashion departments. The move comes after the newsgroup acquired OK!, New! and Star magazines as […]