If you like Grazia South Africa, then you must like the hard work that Editor Danielle Weakley has been doing the past 18 months… just a pity that her last issue as Editor will be end-March 2014, as she’s received a position in one of Media24 Magazines’ new departments, Editorial Solutions (see press release below). She’s been with the title since it’s launch in South Africa, with the first issue being their 25 May 2012 issue!
Her replacement will apparently be announced “in due course”, but the rumour mills are already going around, with some speculating it might be an editor from a recently closed title… As soon as I more confirmation on what’s going for what, I’ll let you know, but till then, I only have the below press release;
Top editor to join Editorial Solutions at Media24 Magazines
Grazia editor Danielle Weakley is set to join Media24’s recently established division Editorial Solutions at the end of March 2014. Weakley is known as the South African editor of this international brand that has had a big impact on the local fashion and beauty front for the past 18 months. “It has been a joy to be part of Grazia. I am passionate about fashion and beauty content in particular and delighted to take up the commercial and editorial challenges Editorial Solutions offers,” says Weakley.
Weakley will join the Editorial Solutions team that is headed up by Izelle Venter, the previous editor-in-chief of Huisgenoot, YOU and Drum, three of Media24’s weekly titles. “’Media24 Editorial Solutions has been set up to serve our advertisers and clients with what we understand best: content. With our massive reach on print and digital platforms we are able to deliver content solutions in an uncontested manner. Danielle’s editorial expertise and energy are a perfect match for this new key division,” says John Relihan, CEO of Media24 magazines.
Weakley’s successor at Grazia will be announced in due course.
Grazia South Africa
- Issue: 29 January 2014
- On the Cover: Katy Perry
- Price: R18
- Twitter: @GraziaSAmag
- Editor on Twitter: @DanielleGRAZIA