Immediate Media Company restructures parenting editorial teams

Immediate Media has restructured its parenting editorial teams to create a single cross-platform team.

The multimedia editorial staff will work across digital, print, social and app formats, as well as live event partnerships on all six of Immediate’s parenting brands MadeForMums, Prima Baby & Pregnancy, Practical Parenting & Pregnancy,, Junior and ThinkBaby.

The editorial team is led by parenting editorial director Susie Boone and is as follows:

Editors: Claire Lavelle and Kelly Beswick

Editor-in-chief for Junior: Catherine O’Dolan

Art directors: Lisa McSorley and Lee Southey

Fashion & lifestyle editor: Judith Wilkinson

Features editor: Lara Brunt

Reviews editor: Alison Alexander

Chief sub-editor: Gemma Rollason

Sub-editors: Amanda Burney, Cara Lavocah, Carol Cooper and Kate Donoughue.

Writers Amanda Pauley and Emma Daly

Fashion & lifestyle writer: Catherine Hudson

Junior writers Fiona McKim and Sophie Westnedge

Communities manager: Tara McBride.

Linda McLean will continue as fashion director of Junior.

Immediate Media Company will shortly be moving to new premises in Hammersmith, and the parenting team will be located in the new building from 20 August.

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