It’s musical chairs today in the Pacific Magazines office, with three new appointments announced for its youth division, which includes the titles of K-Zone, Total Girl and Girlfriend.
Daniel Findlay, currently K-Zone editor, has been appointed editor-in-chief across Pacific’s leading youth portfolio, including, Girlfriend, Total Girl and K-Zone while Tamara Davis has been appointed editor of Girlfriend and Total Girl.
Louise Meers will be stepping into a managing editor role at K-Zone, having been the brand’s deputy editor for the past year.
Findlay signs on the dotted line with 11 years of publishing experience under his belt, including a five year stint as K-Zone editor, where he led the transition of the mag from solely print to an integrated brand, featuring the new content channel K-Zone TV.
Findlay has also been instrumental in identifying and locking in key partnership opportunities with major local and international brands which has increased brands awareness, offering and footprint in this key audience demographic.
Tamara Davis joins Pacific Magazines from Supré’s custom publication, Gurl where she was editor. Prior to this, Davis worked in print and digital for well-known brands including Harper’s BAZAAR, Cosmopolitan and Grazia.
Helen Morassut, publisher, youth division said, “Daniel has achieved many successes during his time at Pacific Magazines. I’m delighted Girlfriend and Total Girl will now benefit from his expertise and vision as they continue to grow during an exciting time for cross platform content.”
“Tamara will bring a fresh, new direction to Girlfriend and Total Girl and we are thrilled to welcome her talents to Pacific Magazines.”
Davis will start her new role on 14 March and Findlay will take over as editor-in-chief from 29 March.