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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 a member of the BSME is the chance to meet regularly with editors from so many other top magazines. As well as our annual summer 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   Editor-in-Chief: Woman, Woman's Weekly, Woman's Own & Now Magazine  Contact


CATHERINE WESTWOOD
Editor-in-Chief: Woman, Woman's Weekly, Woman's Own & Now Magazine
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ALEX MEAD (2018 Chair)  Content Director,  eric   Contact


ALEX MEAD (2018 Chair)
Content Director, eric
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LAURA ROWE  Editor, Olive  Contact


LAURA ROWE
Editor, Olive
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RUSSELL PARSONS  Editor, Marketing Week  Contact


RUSSELL PARSONS
Editor, Marketing Week
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RICHARD HEADLAND (2018 Vice Chair)  Editor-in-Chief, Which?  Contact


RICHARD HEADLAND (2018 Vice Chair)
Editor-in-Chief, Which?
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TERRY TAVNER  Consultant Editor  Contact


TERRY TAVNER
Consultant Editor
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DICKON ROSS   Editor-in-Chief, E&T  Contact


DICKON ROSS
Editor-in-Chief, E&T
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SINEAD McINTYRE (2018 Vice Chair)  Editor, Fabulous  Contact


SINEAD McINTYRE (2018 Vice Chair)
Editor, Fabulous
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TIM POLLARD  Editorial Director, Bauer Automotive and Specialist  Contact


TIM POLLARD
Editorial Director, Bauer Automotive and
Specialist
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CHARLOTTE MOORE    Contact


CHARLOTTE MOORE

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CLAIRE SANDERSON  Editor-in-Chief, Women's Health  Contact


CLAIRE SANDERSON
Editor-in-Chief, Women's Health
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TIM DE LISLE  Writer & Consultant  Contact


TIM DE LISLE
Writer & Consultant
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JOHN L. WALTERS  Editor, Eye & Pulp; Director, Eye Magazine Ltd  Contact


JOHN L. WALTERS
Editor, Eye & Pulp; Director, Eye Magazine Ltd
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MARIA PIERI  Editorial Director, National Geographic Traveller (UK)  Contact


MARIA PIERI
Editorial Director, National Geographic Traveller (UK)
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GABY HUDDART  Editor-in-Chief Good Housekeeping Group Editorial Director Hearst Lifestyle   Contact


GABY HUDDART
Editor-in-Chief Good Housekeeping
Group Editorial Director Hearst Lifestyle

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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