Take the position of Editorial Development Director, with responsibility for launches, redesigns and editorial excellence across more than 60 brands in the UK, America and Australia.
Filling the role left by Mike Soutar’s departure, this was a unique opportunity to integrate the highest standards of content, design and business across a massive portfolio. The task required reporting to the CEO, close collaboration with the board, sensitive direction of Editors and Art Directors and delivery to tight deadlines on multiple projects.
Invented the names and led the launches of goodtoknow.co.uk and Pick Me Up!
Led the UK development of Marie Claire, Instyle, Look, Now, Woman, Woman’s Weekly, Country Life, Ideal Home, TV Times, What’s On TV, trustedreviews.com and more.
Led the American rapid prototyping of People, Cooking Light and Health for Time Inc. in New York City and Birmingham, Alabama.
Led the Australian development of Who Weekly for Time Inc. in Sydney.
Won the BSME Mark Boxer Award for editorial excellence, and PPA Launch of The Year for Pick Me Up!