Bauer Appoints New Editor and MD for Belle

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Bauer Media has appointed Tanya Buchanan To the role of Editor and Richard Waller to the role of Managing Editor of Belle magazine.

Luke Robinson
Posted by Luke Robinson

Buchanan brings to the role more than 20 years of marketing, editorial and publishing experience, as well as an extensive knowledge of the brand and what engages Belle readers. She has been integral to the continuing success of the magazine and is being promoted to the position of editor after seven successful years as Belle’s managing editor.

About the appointment, Brendon Hill, publisher of Bauer Media specialist division said: “Tanya’s appointment is a terrific result for Belle. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Belle, lives and breathes interior design,and has played a crucial role in the success of the brand over a number of years.

Tanya Buchanan

Tanya Buchanan

In addition we are delighted to welcome Richard Waller, former editor of Inside Out and deputy editor of Vogue Living. Waller brings exemplary premium interiors magazine credentials to the Belle brand. And with style director Stephen Cordony this is a formidable team whom I know our advertising partners will be very excited to work with.”

“I’m delighted to be joining Tanya Buchanan and the immensely talented team at Belle who I have long admired. This is an exciting point in this much-loved magazine’s history and I’m looking forward to playing a part in its growth and future success,” said Richard.

Buchanan added, “I couldn’t think of a more exciting time to be taking on the role as Editor of Belle. Our circulation and readership continues to go from strength to strength as we celebrate more than 40 years of continuous publishing in October 2014. Plus I get to work with one of the most creative and inspiring teams in Australian publishing.

“Together with Richard, Belle Creative Director, Jack Milenkovic, Style Director, Steve Cordony and the rest of our talented team I look forward to delivering engaging content for readers and creative solutions for our advertising clients. I know the stellar team at Belle will work together to continue the success of this amazing brand well into the future.”

Celebrating 40 years of continuous publishing in Australia in October, Belle magazine reaches more than 148,000 readers per issue* and remains committed to showcasing the best in design, architecture and décor from within Australia and overseas.