What do Food & Drink Editors Want?

4 June 2020 | 12PM-1PM BST | Zoom Webinar 

 

Our panel of leading UK food & drink editors provide essential insights into how to generate results with top media

 

 

Join Now

 

What do Food & Drink Editors Want?

4 June 2020 | 12PM-1PM BST | Zoom Webinar 

 

Our panel of leading UK food & drink editors provide essential insights into how to generate results with top media.

 

 

Join Now

‘What Do Food & Drink Editors Want?’, our latest professional development session for food and drink PR professionals, features an A-list panel of editors who will provide essential insights into how brands can generate results with top media.

From knowing how and when to place a new product, news story or survey through to generating interviews with brand spokespeople, this pulsating one-hour session will tell you everything you need to know about working with the nation’s top food and drink editors.

Our Experts

Gaby Huddart

Group Editorial Director, Lifestyle & Homes Hearst UK, and Editor-in-Chief Good Housekeeping

Laura Rowe

Editor, Olive

Leah Hyslop

Deputy Editor, Waitrose & Partners Food

Keith Kendrick

Magazines Editor, BBC Good Food

Biography

Gaby is Group Editorial Director of Hearst UK’s Lifestyle & Homes division, across Good Housekeeping, Red, Prima, Country Living and House Beautiful. She is also Editor-in-Chief of Good Housekeeping. Prior to being promoted to her current role in 2018, Gaby had previously held the position of Editor-in-Chief of Prima since spring 2013.
Before joining Hearst UK, Gaby was Deputy Editor of Woman&Home for six years and Executive Editor of its standalone food title, Dinner Tonight. Before joining Woman&Home, she was the Editor of Square Meal magazine, restaurant guide and the squaremeal.co.uk website for six years. Earlier on in her career Gaby also worked on Caterer & Hotelkeeper magazine as news editor.

Biography

Laura Rowe has been a journalist in the UK for more than a decade. After starting in local publishing, where she was eventually to edit five freemium lifestyle magazines, she moved on to specialise in food. Since then she’s written for the Guardian and lovefood.com, among others, and edited local food magazine Crumbs, which was named the Guild of Food Writers Food Magazine of the Year during her tenure. She’s also worked behind the scenes writing, editing, testing and styling numerous best-selling cookery books. Most recently, though, she’s authored the internationally acclaimed Taste: the Infographic Book of Food and is currently editor of national consumer food brand, olive. In 2017 she was named a FIPP Rising Star, and food and drink editor of the year by the BSME in 2018. She also launched the olive magazine podcast, which was named Best Lifestyle Podcast in the 2020 Publisher Podcast Awards. Laura lives in London, has a phobia of baked beans and is addicted to negronis. Twitter and Instagram: @lauraroweeats

Biography

Leah Hyslop is the deputy editor of Waitrose & Partners Food magazine. She has previously worked as the food director at Sainsbury’s Magazine and as a food and lifestyle editor at The Telegraph. Her work has also been featured in Metro, The i, The Times, Foodism, Eater, and Londonist, among other publications. Her cookbook, Made in London – the story of London through its food – was published by Absolute Press in 2018. She lives with her husband and cat Edmund, all of whom may one day be crushed underneath her vast and ever-expanding collection of cake tins.

PICTURE CREDIT:
“Nassima Rothacker/Sainsbury’s magazine”

Biography

As Magazines Editor, Keith runs BBC Good Food and its other publications Easy Cook and the Good Food Home Cooking Series. Recently shortlisted for Brand of the Year at the PPA Awards and Magazine of the Year in the Guild of Food Writers’ Awards, Good Food has been Britain’s number one food magazine since its launch 31 years ago. Every issue features 70+ triple-tested recipes, plus content about the wider world of food, including trends, travel, reviews, family, health, seasonality, sustainability, books, renowned chefs and practical advice about how to boost your cooking skills. A former newspaper journalist and editor of a wide range of consumer magazines, Keith’s passion for cooking developed when he was a stay-at-home dad to his three young children. They’re now teenagers, but Keith still cooks for them every weekend and makes dinner for his wife every night. His biggest passions are beef, beer and cheese (not necessarily in that order), the latter of which he uses to effect as a judge for the British Cheese Awards, World Cheese Awards and Associate of the Academy of Cheese.

Gaby Huddart

Gaby Huddart, Group Editorial Director, Lifestyle & Homes Hearst UK, and Editor-in-Chief Good Housekeeping

Gaby is Group Editorial Director of Hearst UK’s Lifestyle & Homes division, across Good Housekeeping, Red, Prima, Country Living and House Beautiful. She is also Editor-in-Chief of Good Housekeeping. Prior to being promoted to her current role in 2018, Gaby had previously held the position of Editor-in-Chief of Prima since spring 2013.
Before joining Hearst UK, Gaby was Deputy Editor of Woman&Home for six years and Executive Editor of its standalone food title, Dinner Tonight. Before joining Woman&Home, she was the Editor of Square Meal magazine, restaurant guide and the squaremeal.co.uk website for six years. Earlier on in her career Gaby also worked on Caterer & Hotelkeeper magazine as news editor.
 

Laura Rowe

Editor, Olive

Laura Rowe has been a journalist in the UK for more than a decade. After starting in local publishing, where she was eventually to edit five freemium lifestyle magazines, she moved on to specialise in food. Since then she’s written for the Guardian and lovefood.com, among others, and edited local food magazine Crumbs, which was named the Guild of Food Writers Food Magazine of the Year during her tenure. She’s also worked behind the scenes writing, editing, testing and styling numerous best-selling cookery books. Most recently, though, she’s authored the internationally acclaimed Taste: the Infographic Book of Food and is currently editor of national consumer food brand, olive. In 2017 she was named a FIPP Rising Star, and food and drink editor of the year by the BSME in 2018. She also launched the olive magazine podcast, which was named Best Lifestyle Podcast in the 2020 Publisher Podcast Awards. Laura lives in London, has a phobia of baked beans and is addicted to negronis. Twitter and Instagram: @lauraroweeats 

Leah Hyslop

Deputy Editor, Waitrose & Partners Food

Leah Hyslop is the deputy editor of Waitrose & Partners Food magazine. She has previously worked as the food director at Sainsbury’s Magazine and as a food and lifestyle editor at The Telegraph. Her work has also been featured in Metro, The i, The Times, Foodism, Eater, and Londonist, among other publications. Her cookbook, Made in London – the story of London through its food – was published by Absolute Press in 2018. She lives with her husband and cat Edmund, all of whom may one day be crushed underneath her vast and ever-expanding collection of cake tins.

PICTURE CREDIT:
“Nassima Rothacker/Sainsbury’s magazine”
 

Keith Kendrick

Magazines Editor, BBC Good Food

As Magazines Editor, Keith runs BBC Good Food and its other publications Easy Cook and the Good Food Home Cooking Series. Recently shortlisted for Brand of the Year at the PPA Awards and Magazine of the Year in the Guild of Food Writers’ Awards, Good Food has been Britain’s number one food magazine since its launch 31 years ago. Every issue features 70+ triple-tested recipes, plus content about the wider world of food, including trends, travel, reviews, family, health, seasonality, sustainability, books, renowned chefs and practical advice about how to boost your cooking skills. A former newspaper journalist and editor of a wide range of consumer magazines, Keith’s passion for cooking developed when he was a stay-at-home dad to his three young children. They’re now teenagers, but Keith still cooks for them every weekend and makes dinner for his wife every night. His biggest passions are beef, beer and cheese (not necessarily in that order), the latter of which he uses to effect as a judge for the British Cheese Awards, World Cheese Awards and Associate of the Academy of Cheese. 

Food4Media is rolling out a programme of Zoom webinars under the ‘Food4Media Meets’ umbrella, aimed at helping food & drink industry journalists and PRs communicate, share ideas, and develop their skills.

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What We’ll Cover
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Pitch Perfect

From who to call and when to call, we’ll cover everything about making a big impact with food & drink editors.

Targeting is Everything

Understand who you’re communicating with and their audience. Learn how to make the right pitch to the right media title, from researching their content to analysing their demographic.

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Questions and Answers

Our moderator will aim to take as many audience questions as possible in the webinar, allowing you to pose questions of our panellists. We also welcome questions in advance of the session.

Your Host

Henry Hemming

Managing Director, Food4Media UK

Henry established Food4Media in the UK in 2005, after launching TravMedia in the UK two years earlier. He’s CEO and founder of News4Media, which launched Property4Media and Homes4Media in 2005.

Henry’s a recognised communications expert with over 25 years’ experience of journalism, PR and news distribution. He lives in Sussex and is a keen photographer, naturalist, and uncontrolled Beatles fan.

Henry Hemming

Managing Director, Food4Media UK

Henry established Food4Media in the UK in 2005, after launching TravMedia in the UK two years earlier. He’s CEO and founder of News4Media, which launched Property4Media and Homes4Media in 2005.

Henry’s a recognised communications expert with over 25 years’ experience of journalism, PR and news distribution. He lives in Sussex and is a keen photographer, naturalist, and uncontrolled Beatles fan.

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