Immediate Media appoints Mark Frith as Editorial Director of Radio Times
Immediate Media has appointed Mark Frith to the role of Editorial Director of Radio Times.
Ellie Austin scored a job at Immediate Media as a Features Writer for Radio Times after graduating from the Magazine Journalism MA course at City University. Here she talks about working in the fast-paced world of a major weekly magazine and the power of a good coffee.Immediate Media has appointed Mark Frith to the role of Editorial Director of Radio Times.
Frith joins from Time Inc. UK where he is Editor-in-Chief of Now, and will start his new role on September 11, reporting to Radio Times Managing Director Kathy Day. Frith has also previously held Editor-in-Chief positions at Time Out, Look and Heat.
Immediate Media CEO Tom Bureau said: “Radio Times is the UK’s biggest magazine brand and we are delighted to announce Mark as its new Editorial Director, bringing with him a proven track record of producing high quality editorial content and developing brands across multiple channels. Since becoming part of Immediate Media, the Radio Times brand has grown significantly, across print, digital and most recently in live events; Mark’s extensive editorial and commercial experience will help accelerate this growth and I look forward to working with him as we create further opportunities for extending the brand.”
Frith commented: “As a reader, it's been thrilling to see Radio Times hit new heights at Immediate Media. To then be handed the reins - and the opportunity to work with such an outstanding editorial team - is a dream come true.”
Day added: “Mark’s passion for television and radio, and a clear vision for Radio Times stood out throughout the recruitment process. We’re very much looking forward to working with him as the magazine continues to grow and reach new audiences. Radio Times remains the indispensable guide to the best on television, on-demand and radio, across all its platforms, and I’m confident that in Mark we have found an editor who will drive the brand to even greater heights.”