Hudson appointed Editor of Radio Times
new Editor of Radio Times is Gill Hudson, the current Editorial
Director of New Product Development at BBC Magazines.
joining the company nearly three years ago, Gill's successes have
included the launch of the women's lifestyle title eve magazine,
which she edited for 18 months until earlier this year.
was formerly Editorial Director at Dennis Publishing, where she
helped to revolutionise the lads' market as launch Editor of Maxim
and was instrumental in setting up its 1.5m-selling US version.
time at Dennis also saw her conceive and oversee the creation of
Stuff in 1996 and Ministry with the Ministry of Sound.
Editor of New Woman, Gill oversaw seven successive year-on-year
circulation increases. Prior to this she was also Deputy Editor
and then Editor of Company magazine, which she transformed when
it was at the brink of closure.
work has regularly been recognised at the PPA Awards and in 1997
she was named Editor of the Year for Mens Magazines at the
takes over at Radio Times on Monday 17 June and says: "This
is has got to be one of the greatest magazine jobs in the business.
Radio Times has the best listings in the world and we know more
about film and TV than anyone. My job now is make sure we showcase
those strengths for all they're worth. Expect a Radio Times that
will be as authoritative and comprehensive as ever but with a few
new things that will take many in the industry by surprise."
Munday, Publishing Director, Radio Times, adds: "Gill is one
of the industry's best-known and most respected talents, and has
already had an exceptional editorial career. She has a passion for
magazines that is hard to resist and will now help to take Radio
Times to even greater success as we lead the way in the multi-channel