Which? magazine appoints new editorMartyn Hocking appointed new editor of Which?
05 January 2009
Consumer organisation Which? has appointed Martyn Hocking as editor of its flagship title, Which? magazine.
Martyn has been promoted from the role of money editor, where he had responsibility for personal finance content across Which?’s magazines and website.
Martyn first worked for Which? in the 1990s, when he was deputy editor on Which? Gardening magazine.
Prior to re-joining Which? in 2006, he was launch editor of Location, Location, Location magazine and held a number of senior editorial roles on a range of consumer titles.
Which? is the UK’s leading consumer organisation and this year announced six per cent growth in subscriptions. Which? magazine has almost half a million subscribers and an average issue readership of 1.5 million.
Martyn Hocking says of his new role: 'Which? is a great organisation to work for, not least because it really makes a difference to the lives of millions of consumers.
'I'm excited to be taking up the role of editor on Which? magazine, where I'll have the opportunity to champion consumers across the really diverse range of issues that Which? covers.'
Helen Parker, Editorial Director at Which?, says: 'Martyn has done an excellent job as money editor, and under his stewardship Which? Money has quickly established itself as the UK’s biggest-selling consumer finance magazine.
'His extensive editorial experience and his enthusiasm for the title and the organisation will take Which? magazine from strength to strength.'
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