Sam Delaney is new editor of Heat - Press Gazette

Sam Delaney is new editor of Heat

Celebrity magazine Heat has just appointed a new editor.

Sam Delaney, who has previously worked as a journalist, author, broadcaster and columnist, is to become editor of the weekly magazine.

Delaney replaces Julian Linley who was appointed creative director (TV) at Bauer Media earlier this month.

Delaney said: “I’ve always thought Heat was brilliant and now I get to edit it which is very exciting. I look forward to strengthening its reputation as the funniest, sharpest and cheekiest celebrity magazine on the newsstand.”

With over ten years of experience, Delaney has written and presented TV documentaries for BBC3, Ch4 and Ch5 and has written articles for Men’s Health, Company, NME and The Guardian.

He will report to Heat’s publisher, Liz Settle. She said: “He combines a deep understanding of and respect for the Heat brand, with a freshness of approach and incorrigible sense of humour that will accelerate momentum behind the magazine’s recent circulation success. His wit and energy will invigorate the brand across all its platforms.”