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Nick de Semlyen appointed new Editor of EMPIRE

By Sorcha Mondon

31 Aug 2021

Bauer Media's flagship film and entertainment title has announced the appointment of their new Editor

Seasoned journalist Nick de Semlyen has been appointed Editor of EMPIRE after being promoted from Deputy Editor. He succeeds Terri White, who announced in July that she would be leaving the title after 6 years as Editor in Chief.

An experienced journalist, Nick has worked at EMPIRE since 2004. The new Editor commented: “To say this is a dream job is an understatement. I’ve loved EMPIRE for as long as I can remember, and working here has only intensified that emotion.

I’m beyond thrilled to be shepherding EMPIRE on the next stage of its journey.”

Nick recently he stepped into the position of Acting Editor during Terri White’s maternity leave piloting the brand through an unprecedented period of turmoil, overseeing creative and engaging of cinema at a time when Hollywood was on hold due to the pandemic.

Helen Morris, Group Managing Director of Bauer Media’s Women’s Mass & Celebrity, Premium and Entertainment portfolio, said: “Nick is not only a highly experienced journalist and editor but is a long-standing valued member of the EMPIRE team. Under his expert stewardship, EMPIRE is perfectly positioned to continue its success as a world-recognised multi-platform film and entertainment brand.”


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