New Scientist taps Whyte to serve as US editor

Chelsea Whyte, senior news editor at New Scientist, has taken on the role of U.S. editor. Her post on X/Twitter reads: “So excited to be joining the team in the New York office after all these years out on the west coast!” Since joining New Scientist in January 2017 as a science reporter, Whyte has […]

New Scientist taps O’Callaghan to serve as U.S. publisher

Tiffany O’Callaghan, U.S. editor at The New Scientist, has taken on the role of U.S. publisher. She has been working at The New Scientist for more than a decade. Since joining in March 2011, O’Callaghan has held the posts of opinion editor, feature editor, acting head of features and head of features. She also contributed […]

New Scientist seeks a deputy audience editor

New Scientist is looking for a digital journalist specialising in audience growth and engagement to lead on using platforms such as Google Showcase and Apple News to expand our worldwide reach and grow our US readership. This role will involve getting to know all of New Scientist’s content and digital output and collaborating with our […]

New Scientist hires Cuff as environment reporter

Madeleine Cuff has joined The New Scientist as an environment reporter to cover climate change and environmental laws. Recently, Cuff was an environment correspondent and reporter at The i Paper. Before that, Cuff worked at Incisive Media as a senior reporter and deputy editor for She freelanced and then served as a staff writer […]

McNamara named editor in chief of Live Science at Future

Future has appointed Alexander McNamara editor in chief of Live Science. Recently, McNamara was an audience editor at the New Scientist, where he also was an audience growth editor. He was an online editor at BBC Science Focus Magazine and held editorial roles at Microsoft. He also worked at Hearst Digital. McNamara has a B.A. […]

New Scientist taps Beall as features editor for physics and tech

Abigail Beall will be joining the New Scientist as a features editor for physics and technology next month. Currently, she is a science and tech editor at The Conversation U.K. She has previously interned at the New Scientist. Beall has also freelanced for the New Scientist, Wired U.K., Stylist, BBC Future, Technology Networks, T3, Alphr, […]

Daily Mail owner acquires New Scientist

The publisher of the Daily Mail has bought the New Scientist, one of the world’s leading science magazines, in a £70m deal, reports the Financial Times. The London-based title has a weekly circulation of approximately 120,000 copies with readers based in the UK, U.S., and Australia. The magazine generates about three-quarters of its revenue from […]

Demming joins The New Scientist as features editor

Anna Demming is now a features editor at The New Scientist. Previously, she worked as a freelance journalist writing news and feature articles on science and technology for outlets including Physics World and The Guardian. She was also editor at IOP Publishing, freelance and has worked as a writer and editor for Nature Photonics at […]