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Bauer Media has appointed Nicola Bates as Managing Director of a newly-created Hobbies portfolio. This brings together a wide variety of titles; Country Walking, Trail magazine, Trail Running, Bird Watching, Digital Photo and Practical Photography, Steam Railway and Model Rail, Your Horse, Practical Fishkeeping and Pet Product Marketing and their brand extensions, including the Your Horse Live event. Nicola has previously worked in marketing and circulation roles and as a publisher for Dennis publishing in London, during which time she successfully...

Ten new categories introduced to the 2016 International Content Marketing Awards New line up of 26 award categories reflects industry growth Changes made following extensive audit and CMA industry research The Content Marketing Association has announced the expansion of its International Content Marketing Awards to reflect continued industry growth and trends. Taking place on November 22, The CMA International Content Marketing Awards will now honour ten brand new categories: Best Use of Social, Best Real-Time Activation, Best FMCG, Best Distribution Strategy, Best Use of...

Liz Martin to join Senior Advertising Leadership team  Bauer Media has announced that Liz Martin will be joining the advertising team as Commercial Marketing Director, working across its multi-platform portfolio of influential media brands. Liz will be responsible for developing the commercial marketing strategy, using her extensive content, research and product knowledge to bring to life its brands and audiences. Currently Publisher on Bauer Media’s music, film and maturity markets, she has been instrumental in recent innovations such as the launch of...

Expanded content studio combines the power of Bloomberg's data, technology and storytelling to deliver enriched content solutions for advertisers Bloomberg Media's Global Chief Revenue and Client Partnerships Officer Paul Caine announced the formation of Kinection, the company's newly imagined and expanded custom content studio. Built by a global, award-winning, multi-platform team of journalists, creatives, and data scientists, and powered by Bloomberg's research division Bloomberg Intelligence, Kinection brings the connection of storytelling, the power of technology and the influence of data to...

Archant launch Pink ‘Un Magazine for local sports fans Archant has expanded its media portfolio with the launch of the Pink ‘Un Magazine – a new regional sports magazine. This follows the success of the heritage brand The Pink ‘Un – which currently exists as a weekly newspaper supplement in the Eastern Daily Press and online. The first issue will be available on April 23 and launch advertisers include Norwich International Airport, regional motor dealer Holden and construction specialists Ovamill. The Pink...

Bauer Media has announced a new campaign with NOW TV, the on-demand TV and movies provider. Starting this week, the three-month campaign will place NOW TV at the heart of the entertainment world via multiplatform activity across Bauer Media’s Magic and heat brands. The campaign includes a partnership with Magic’s ‘Drivetime with Richard Allinson’ (Monday – Friday, 4.30pm – 7.30pm). This will focus on the Entertainment Hub and Green Room, which sit at the heart of the Bauer Media portfolio, capturing and...

Steve Anglesey to accelerate Archant’s digital content plans Archant has appointed Steve Anglesey to the newly created position of Group Digital Content Director, to lead the digital content strategy across its full portfolio of newspapers, magazines, websites, apps and TV. Steve will be responsible for the accelerated delivery of Archant’s digital content across the privately-owned media group, which owns more than 130 brands across the UK. He will report into Matt Kelly, who joined Archant as Chief Content Officer in November last...

Bauer Media’s Empire magazine, the world’s leading movie magazine, has revealed nine exclusive X-Men: Apocalypse covers for the May issue on sale from today. The nine collectable covers celebrate the upcoming X-Men: Apocalypse movie which is set to hit UK cinemas on May 18. Each cover features a different character and can be fitted together to produce one giant poster image. The characters available to collect are: Storm Archangel, Magneto, Apocalypse, Professor X, Jean Grey, Nightcrawler, Beast Cyclops, Moira MacTaggert and...

Bauer Media has announced the extension of its successful gardening portfolio, with the launch of Modern Gardens Magazine, the first magazine for consumers who want to simple ideas to create a stylish outdoor space to enjoy, rather than spend hours gardening. Bauer owns two gardening titles which continue to celebrate growth. Garden News holds the prized number one spot in the highly competitive weekly gardening market with a 13.61% increase on last period, up 8.19 % on last year and Garden...