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DC Thomson Media announces Stuart Johnstone as My Weekly Editor

DC Thomson Media announces Stuart Johnstone as My Weekly Editor

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12.03.2018 – DC Thomson Media has announced Stuart Johnstone as Editor of My Weekly, the magazine that gives readers the perfect mix of great reading to inspire and entertain.

Stuart Johnstone (Copyright DC Thomson & Co. Ltd. 2018).

Stuart has worked in the media industry for nearly 20 years, and with experience in both newspapers and magazines, will bring a wealth of industry knowledge to the position.

Stuart commented, “As My Weekly editor I am looking forward to leading this much-loved brand forward.  Although this is a challenging time for print media, it is also one of great opportunity. It’s my aim to enable our talented team to be proactive in looking for new, exciting ways of continuing to give our readers a wonderful magazine, packed with all the great content they have come to expect over the years.”

Stuart takes over the role from Sally Hampton, who is now Consumer Magazines Publisher for DC Thomson Media, with overall responsibility for My Weekly, The Scots Magazine, No.1 and Scottish Caravans & Motorhomes, as well as new product development within the Consumer Magazine sector.

Sally said, “After 12 years at helm of My Weekly, I’m delighted to hand over to another magazine enthusiast.  With tons of ambition and fresh ideas and a talented team behind him, I’m sure Stuart will take My Weekly from strength to strength.”

The latest ABC release shows the sale of My Weekly reaching nearly 100k copies every week. The magazine is known for being a warm and friendly read, packed with interviews, fiction, cookery, fashion and a wealth of practical advice.

My Weekly is on sale every Tuesday, and is available in all good retailers.

DC Thomson Media is one of the leading media creators in the UK.  The company’s headquarters is in Dundee, Scotland, with a London base in Fleet Street.  DC Thomson Media publishes newspapers, magazines and comics, and has an extensive e-commerce and events portfolio, as well as interests in gaming and radio.

My Weekly is a warm and friendly women’s magazine, packed with fabulous features and fiction. An inspiring mix of practical advice, celebrity interviews and touching real-life, there’s something for everyone within its pages. You’ll find stories from your favourite big-name authors, stylish cookery for every occasion and fashion to make you look and feel great. First published in 1910, My Weekly is an iconic brand that’s been loved by generations of women.

My Weekly also produces a series of Lifestyle Specials offering, each one based around a theme such as wellbeing, Christmas and much more. In addition, My Weekly Pocket Novels are a fortnightly series of quick, easy reads by much loved authors designed to fit in a handbag or pocket, and the My Weekly Annual, a collection of short stories, recipes and more – perfect for Christmas presents or a personal treat.


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2018-03-12 11:09