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Digital Spy was founded in 2001, combining a network of sites about digital TV, broadcasting and programming into a new destination for news and conversation about entertainment, technology and the media.

Now in its 13th year of operation, Digital Spy serves over 145 million pages to more than 20 million people every month (Google Analytics), and is the UK's pre-eminent home of news and discussion about entertainment of every kind. Digital Spy operates editions in five territories and is executing an ambitious international rollout.

Our discussion forums have more than 445,000 registered users and 57.3 million posts, and together are amongst the world's busiest English-language social venues for entertainment and technology.

Digital Spy's world headquarters are in London at the offices of our parent company, Hearst Magazines UK, with an office in New York City and team members based across the UK, United States, and Australia.

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Management Team

David Moynihan
David Moynihan
Editor
dmoynihan@digitalspy.co.uk
@DavidMoynihan

A four-time BSME Awards winner, David manages the editorial team to bring 22 million monthly users over 150 articles every day.

James Welsh
James Welsh
Co-founder, Digital Spy; VP/Platform, Hearst Digital Media
jpwelsh@hearst.com
@James_Welsh

James co-founded Digital Spy and runs platform technology at Hearst Digital Media.

Alex Fletcher
Alex Fletcher
Deputy Editor
afletcher@digitalspy.co.uk
@dsrealitybites

Alex is Digital Spy's Deputy Editor. He helps the editor in the running of the site and has a particular focus on features, video and writing about television.

Mayer Nissim
Mayer Nissim
News Editor
mnissim@digitalspy.co.uk
@mayernissim

Mayer is Digital Spy's News Editor. He makes sure the site covers all the entertainment news there is as quickly and comprehensively as possible.



Editorial Team

Daniel Kilkelly
Daniel Kilkelly
Soaps Editor
dkilkelly@digitalspy.co.uk
@danny_kay @soapscoop

Daniel looks after the soaps section of DS, which includes writing soap news, spoilers and features as well as conducting interviews and making set visits.

Simon Reynolds
Simon Reynolds
Movies Editor
@simonreyn
@dsatthemovies

Simon manages all things movies for Digital Spy, overseeing news, reviews, features and interviews for the section.

Matthew Reynolds
Matthew Reynolds
Gaming Editor
@Crazyreyn

Matthew oversees the gaming section, producing news, review and interview content. He helped the section win two Games Media Awards, and picked one up himself in the 'Rising Star' category in 2012.

Catriona Wightman
Catriona Wightman
Entertainment Editor
cwightman@digitalspy.co.uk
@catrionaw890

As Entertainment Editor, Catriona looks after all those reality TV favourites - from The X Factor to The Voice, Big Brother to Dancing on Ice - and writes about the most eye-catching non-scripted shows.

Morgan Jeffery
Morgan Jeffery
TV Editor
mjeffery@digitalspy.co.uk
@morganjeffery

Morgan is Digital Spy's TV Editor and oversees all coverage of television comedy and drama. His remit includes everything from Downton Abbey to Doctor Who.

Daniel Sperling
Daniel Sperling
Showbiz Editor
dsperling@digitalspy.co.uk
@DSDS1989

Daniel, the publication's Showbiz Editor, oversees the showbiz section and contributes features and recaps for the TV section.

Emma Dibdin
Emma Dibdin
Features Editor
edibdin@digitalspy.co.uk
@emmdib

Emma is Digital Spy's Features Editor. She oversees all non-news content including lists, reviews, recaps and opinion pieces, as well as contributing movies and television coverage.

Hunter Skipworth
Hunter Skipworth
Tech Editor
hskipworth@digitalspy.co.uk
@HunterSkipworth

Hunter runs Digital Spy's tech section. He specialises in phones and tablets, but boasts a broad knowledge of just about every piece of consumer tech.

Lewis Corner
Lewis Corner
Music Editor
lcorner@digitalspy.co.uk
@LewisCorner

Lewis's role includes writing news and reviewing singles, albums and gigs. He has interviewed stars including Nicki Minaj, One Direction, Taylor Swift, The Killers and Katy Perry.

Ben Lee
Ben Lee
Entertainment Reporter

Ben is a regular contributor to the newsdesk, does a spot of sub-editing, and runs Digital Spy's work experience placements for students and recent graduates.

Tom Eames
Tom Eames
Entertainment Reporter
teames@digitalspy.co.uk
@eamezey

Tom reports on general news across DS, including TV, movies, music and showbiz. He also writes regular features, TV recaps, live blogs and TV ratings roundups.

Amy Davidson
Amy Davidson
Music Reporter
adavidson@digitalspy.co.uk
@amyep_davidson



Video

Tom Mansell
Tom Mansell
Head of Video
tmansell@digitalspy.co.uk
@Mansellto

Tom oversees production of Digital Spy's original video content, including interviews, set visits, features and shows.

Amie Parker-Williams
Amie Parker-Williams
Video Journalist
aparkerwilliams@digitalspy.co.uk
@amiepw

As Digital Spy's Video Journalist, Amie can be found in front of camera as well as behind it, producing content across all sections.



Editorial Freelancers

Alison Rowley, Entertainment Reporter - @SelectedTweets
Frances Taylor, Entertainment Reporter - @fraylor
Sam Rigby, Entertainment Reporter - @SDRigby
Susannah Alexander, Entertainment Reporter - @swasaalex
Katy Finbow, Entertainment Reporter - @KatyFinbow
Harry Fletcher, Entertainment Reporter - @Harry__Fletcher
Ryan Love, Entertainment Reporter - @RyanJL
Rachel Babbage, Entertainment Reporter - @rachel_babbage
Tasha Hegarty, Entertainment Reporter - @WordsofTasha

Ben Rawson-Jones, Movies Contributor - @rawsonjones
Stella Papamichael, Movies Contributor - @StellaPapMic
Hugh Armitage, Movies/Comics Reporter - @hugharmitage

Sophie Dainty, Soaps Reporter - @Sophieee_D

Liam Martin, Gaming Reporter - @Contra_DOG
Mark Langshaw, Gaming/Tech Reporter - @Mark_Langshaw
Scott Nichols, Gaming Contributor - @Duckols
Albaraa Fahmy, Gaming Reporter - @ifalba
Jamie Harris, Tech Reporter/Sub-Editor - @jamieharris1990

Steven Baker, Bollywood Reporter - @bollywoodgora
Priya Joshi, Bollywood Reporter



US Freelancers

Jennifer Still, Entertainment Reporter - @jenniferlstill
Justin Harp, Entertainment Reporter/Sub-Editor
Kristina Bustos, Entertainment Reporter - @krisbustos
Leah Simpson, Entertainment Reporter - @SimpsonLeah
Zeba Blay, Entertainment Reporter - @zblay
Sarah Luoma, Entertainment Reporter - @Sarluoma



Sub-Editors

Kate Goodacre
Kate Goodacre
Chief Sub-Editor
kgoodacre@digitalspy.co.uk
@not_catherine

Kate co-ordinates the sub-editing team from the office, works on the site's house style and occasionally goes out and about around London undertaking live reviews for the music section.

Freelancers
Adam Silverstein, Sub-Editor
Beth Hilton, Sub-Editor
Christian Tobin, Sub-Editor
Greg Laing, Sub-Editor
Jamie Harris, Tech Reporter/Sub-Editor - @jamieharris1990
Justin Harp, Entertainment Reporter/Sub-Editor
Clare Vooght, Sub-Editor - @ClareVooght
Sam Moore, Sub-Editor



Pictures

Kez Hay
Picture Editor
khay@digitalspy.co.uk
@Ktechkez

Kez manages the DS picture desk, working across all sections of the website to maintain fresh, relevant and quality image content.

Naomi Gordon
Naomi Gordon
Picture Production Editor
ngordon@digitalspy.co.uk

Naomi writes picture-led stories and features, in particular for the showbiz, reality TV and movie sections.

Freelancers
Donna Cini, Production Assistant - @DonnaCini
Natalie Xenos, Production Assistant - @njxenos



Engineering

Jason Margolin
Jason Margolin
Senior Architect
jmargolin@digitalspy.co.uk
@jas_m

Jason leads the engineering team that maintains the Digital Spy software platform across the main website and back-end content management system.

Miles Watson
Miles Watson
Front-End Developer
mwatson@digitalspy.co.uk

Miles is the front-end developer. His responsibilities include maintaining the front-end of Digital Spy and building new features.

Joe Green
Joe Green
Back-End Developer
joe.green@hearst.co.uk

Joe works on the engineering side of things. His activities range from site maintenance to the development of new features.


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