Drapers appoints new fashion editor amid editorial shake-up

Graeme Moran and Emily Norval have both been promoted at Drapers, Emap's fashion business title. 

The moves come as a string of other journalists join the weekly B2B magazine, which has recently relaunched its website

Moran, formerly associate fashion editor, has been promoted to fashion editor and will lead the team responsible for fashion coverage in print and online. Norval will take on the position of senior fashion writer from her previous role as fashion writer. Both began at Drapers as interns. 

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James Knowles will take on new responsibilities as he becomes special reports editor in addition to his current role as features editor. He will be responsible for many of Drapers' sponsored supplements and reports. 

Brooke Balza has joined Drapers as deputy production editor reporting to group production editor Steve Draper. Before taking on her new role Balza worked at Personnel Today and Xpert HR. 

The first stage of enlarging the news desk has seen Olivia Gagan join Drapers as senior news reporter from Infrastructure Journal. She will be covering the menswear and young fashion sectors. 

The current news editor of Property Week, Kat Spybey, will join Drapers in the new position of associate editor and Kirsty McGregor will move from head of content (workforce) at Community Care to deputy news editor at Drapers. Both will start on 27 May. 

Keely Stocker will take over Ana Santi's responsibilities as deputy editor when she starts her maternity leave on 30 May. 

Knowles is recruiting for the new position of features writer and special reports writer. Steve Draper is also looking for freelance sub-editors with B2B experience. 

Eric Musgrave remains as editorial director leading a team of 13 other journalists. 



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