Daniel Findlay to edit K-Zone after Mel Howard quits

K-Zone editor Mel Howard has been replaced by Next Media’s Daniel Findlay on the teen title, Pacific Magazines has announced.  

The announcement:

Pacific Magazines has appointed Daniel Findlay as Editor of K-Zone, Australia’s biggest-selling magazine for tween boys.

Daniel joins Pacific Magazines from Next Media, where he served as Editor of Mania for the past three years.

With over five years’ experience on youth and entertainment titles, including Contributing Editor for Rolling Stone magazine and editorial roles at 3-D World, Hyper, Blunt and PC PowerPlay Magazine, Daniel has enjoyed a broad editorial career and brings a wealth of knowledge in the tween category.

Mychelle Vanderburg, Publisher Youth Titles, Pacific Magazines said, “Daniel’s enthusiasm and creativity will bring new and exciting opportunities for the brand.

“With a growing readership of over 274,000, Daniel’s expertise will ensure K-Zone’s continued ability to maintain market leadership.”

Featuring creative editorial and an innovative and ever-growing online presence, more Australian kids turn to K-Zone than any other magazine for the latest in new media and technology including toys, gaming, anime, sport and entertainment.

Daniel Findlay added, “I’m thrilled to be joining the K-Zone team. I look forward to playing a key role in the magazine’s future direction, including guiding the brand forward as it undertakes several exciting new initiatives.”

Daniel replaces long-serving Editor Mel Howard, who is relocating to Hong Kong.

The appointment is effective immediately.

Source: Pacific Magazines press release


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