Bunn swaps Reach plc for GB News

George Bunn, a reporter at Reach plc, is set to depart for a new role as a digital reporter at GB News. Previously, Bunn was a reporter for Reach plc’s title Staffordshire Live. He also worked as a general election news reporter at Sky News. Bunn has a bachelor’s degree in English literature from the […]

Ex-Reach plc journalists launch new venture

Ed Walker and Luke Beardsworth have teamed to launch a new audience development consultancy, Alma, based in Lancashire. Walker left Reach plc in July 2023 after six years as a digital editor, senior editor, regional audience and content director, as well as interim audience and content director. He also worked at Trinity Mirror. Beardsworth departed […]

Bradley swaps Reach plc for Newstalk

Ciaran Bradley has joined as a digital editor at Newstalk, Ireland’s independent talk radio station. Recently, Bradley held the post of content editor and creative strategist at Reach plc, and served as an audience editor at the Irish Star US. He worked as a research assistant and researcher at the BBC. Bradley has a bachelor’s […]

The Mirror taps Marshall to serve as lifestyle reporter

Lucy Marshall has joined Reach plc’s national title The Mirror as a lifestyle reporter. Marshall worked at Reach plc’s regional titles, including as a journalist at Lincolnshire Echo, as a life writer at Hull Daily Mail, and recently as a news reporter at YorkshireLive. Marshall has a B.A. in journalism from the University of Lincoln […]

BBC hires Sandiford as journalist

Josh Sandiford has joined BBC News as a journalist. Recently, he was at Reach plc, where he served as a senior reporter for Birmingham Mail and Birmingham Live. Before that, Sandiford served as a patch reporter for both titles. He freelanced for The Big Issue, The Guardian and The Observer. Sandiford has a B.A. from […]

Newsweek hires Dunn as pop culture and entertainment reporter

Billie Schwab Dunn has joined Newsweek in London as a pop culture and entertainment reporter. Recently, Dunn was at Reach plc, where she served as a features writer for The Daily Star, and then as a lifestyle writer for the Mirror. Prior to joining Reach, she freelanced for News UK. She also freelanced for POPSUGAR, […]

Reach plc hires McCarron as news reporter

Jamie McCarron has joined Reach plc as a news reporter to cover culture, sports and news in Galway. Recently, McCarron was at online media and publishing company Journal Media, where he joined as a news intern in May 2022, and then held the post of news reporter. He also served as deputy news editor and […]

Haygarth takes on new role at Liverpool Echo

Reach plc’s Liverpool Echo has tapped Daniel Haygarth to serve as a regeneration reporter. In his new role, he will cover transport, infrastructure projects, business, culture, hospitality, politics and social issues. Haygarth will also be responsible for the “Liverpool Daily Post” newsletter. He joined the title in January 2022 as a reporter, and recently served […]

Smith becomes deputy political editor at the Mirror

Michael Smith, a Whitehall correspondent at Reach plc’s Daily Mirror, has taken on the role of deputy political editor. Smith wrote on X/Twitter: “Wonderful to be part of two excellent and lovely teams – both the Sunday Mirror/People team and our fantastic Westminster team – and working on really exciting stories.” Smith joined the Daily […]

Manchester Evening News taps Carey to serve as local democracy reporter

Declan Carey has joined Reach plc’s Manchester Evening News as a local democracy reporter. Previously, he worked as a reporter for Reach plc’s other title, Daily Express Online, covering foreign affairs and politics. Carey joined Reach plc in May 2021 as a community news writer. Previously, he has worked as an English teacher at the […]