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WHAT IS THE BSME?

The BSME is the only society in the UK exclusively for magazine and website editors and senior editorial staff.  Our aim is to represent the needs and views of all editors - providing a strong, clear voice for our industry. Our strapline is 'Championing Editorial Excellence'.

Members of our society edit the top consumer, professional and customer magazines and websites across a wide range of markets, including titles as diverse as Radio Times, Which? Fabulous, Nursing Times, GQ, woman&home and HELLO!

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BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP

The best thing about being member of the BSME is the chance to meet regularly with editors from so many other top magazines. As well as our annual summer and Christmas party, we host regular breakfast forums and evening speaker events so members can network in some of London’s most exciting venues and hear from some of the best magazine editors in the world. 

BSME members can also apply for a Press Card through the Society.  To apply for a BSME Press Card, please email admin@bsme.com.

WHAT'S GOING ON?

CATHERINE WESTWOOD (2017 CHAIR) Editor-in-Chief:  Woman, Woman's Weekly, Woman's Own & Now Magazine Contact


CATHERINE WESTWOOD (2017 CHAIR)
Editor-in-Chief:  Woman, Woman's Weekly, Woman's Own & Now Magazine
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ALEX MEAD (2017 Vice Chair) Content Director, eric Contact


ALEX MEAD (2017 Vice Chair)
Content Director, eric
Contact

CLAIRE IRVIN Head of Editorial, Travel, The Telegraph Contact


CLAIRE IRVIN
Head of Editorial, Travel, The Telegraph
Contact

RUSSELL PARSONS Editor, Marketing Week Contact


RUSSELL PARSONS
Editor, Marketing Week
Contact

RICHARD HEADLAND Editor, Which? Contact


RICHARD HEADLAND
Editor, Which?
Contact

TERRY TAVNER Consultant Editor Contact


TERRY TAVNER
Consultant Editor
Contact

JOHN L. WALTERS Editor, Eye & Pulp; Director, Eye Magazine Ltd Contact


JOHN L. WALTERS
Editor, Eye & Pulp; Director, Eye Magazine Ltd
Contact

DICKON ROSS Editor-in-Chief, E&T Contact


DICKON ROSS
Editor-in-Chief, E&T
Contact

SINEAD McINTYRE Editor, Fabulous Contact


SINEAD McINTYRE
Editor, Fabulous
Contact

LUCY CAVE Editor-in-Chief, Heat Contact


LUCY CAVE
Editor-in-Chief, Heat
Contact

WILLIAM DREW Group Editor, Restaurant / World's 50 Best Restaurants Contact


WILLIAM DREW
Group Editor, Restaurant / World's 50 Best Restaurants
Contact

CHARLOTTE MOORE Editor, InStyle Contact


CHARLOTTE MOORE
Editor, InStyle
Contact

CAROLINE McGINN Editor-in-Chief, Time Out London Contact


CAROLINE McGINN
Editor-in-Chief, Time Out London
Contact

TIM DE LISLE Writer & Consultant Contact


TIM DE LISLE
Writer & Consultant
Contact

TERRI WHITE Editor-in-Chief, Empire Contact

TERRI WHITE
Editor-in-Chief, Empire
Contact

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WORDS FROM PAST CHAIRS & EX-COMMITTEE MEMBERS

“The BSME is an incredibly important industry body. In a time when there are increasing pressures on our business, we need organisations such as the BSME more and more. It is a seriously great, and powerful institution”

DYLAN JONES OBE
Editor, GQ

“I feel like I've grown up with the BSME. From my early days as a junior Editor right through to today, the BSME has provided inspiration, support and some wonderful (fun!) networking opportunities. It's a fantastic organisation and a great place to find, and nurture, talent”

JANE BRUTON
Deputy Editor and Director, Lifestyle of The Daily Telegraph

"The BSME is a vital institution within Britain's media industry, supporting Editors and helping to shape the future of the editorial industry in the digital age."

CONOR McNICHOLAS
CEO at AllTogetherNow and former editor of NME