Listings 16-05-03

LAUNCHES

Octane

Sector: classic cars

Frequency: monthly

Price: £3.50

Print run: 80,000

Publisher: Quality Communications

A magazine for classic car enthusiasts, Octane features the world’s best cars, historic motorsport, auction news and contributions from motoring legends such as Stirling Moss and Damon Hill.

Editor: Robert Coucher

Contact: Octane Media, Isis Way, Minerva Business Park, Peterborough, PE2 6QR.

Tel: 01733 392890

Fax: 01733 236371

Website: www.octane-magazine.com

RELAUNCHES

CN Magazine

Sector: contract

Frequency: bimonthly

Circulation: 533,048

Publisher: CBC Media

Club News, the customer magazine for NHS staff, has been renamed and revamped. The relaunched title is called CN Magazine and has the strapline, “Saving you time and money”. In response to reader surveys the content focuses on celebrity interviews, entertainment listings, stress relief tips and money-off savings. The May/June issue has an interview with Irish actor Colin Farrell.

Editor: David Tickner

Contact: CBC Media, 4-5 Greenwich Quay, Clarence Road, London, SE8 3EY.

Tel: 020 8469 9700

Fax: 020 8469 9725

E-mail: cnmagazine@cbcomm.co.uk

BOOKS

Animal Magic by Richard Austin

Publisher: Halsgrove

Price: £12.95

Westcountry freelance photographer Richard Austin has collected over 100 of his best animal portraits for nature lovers in this glossy, hardback book. Austin, whose work regularly appears in the Western Morning New, provides a short commentary on each picture, giving an insight the trials and triumphs of getting the final shot.

Contact: Halsgrove House, Lower Moor Way, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 6SS.

Website: www.halsgrove.com

EVENTS

Media Society Debate

Has television destroyed Britain?

Date: 29 May, Venue: London TV Centre, South Bank, London, SE1.

Time: 6.15 for 6.30pm

Price: £5 members/£7 guests

Contact: Dorothy Josem dorothy@mediasociety.co.uk

Tel: 020 7723 5059

AWARDS

ILT Journalist of the Year

The Institute of Logistics and Transport is calling for entries for the ILT Journalist of the Year competition. Articles can be either news or features but must cover transport and logistics . Deadline for entries is 31 May.

Contact: Janet Eady, ILT, Logistics and Transport Centre, Earlstrees Court, Earlstrees Road, Corby, Northants, NN17 4XQ.

E-mail: jeady@iolt.org.uk

Website: www.iolt.org.uk

AWARDS REMINDERS

2003 Natali Prize

Deadline: 32 May Contact: Ann-Christina Hansen at projects@ifj.org

Tel: +32 2235 22 07

Vision Of Science Photography Competition

Deadline: 30 May

Contact: Katie Watt

Tel: 020 7613 5577

Website: www.visions-of-science.co.uk

Magazine Design Awards

Deadline: 19 May

Contact: Andrea Hayes

Tel: 020 8565 3056

E-mail: andreah@qpp.co.uk

Website: www.magazinedesignawards.co.uk

Student Journalism Awards

Extended deadline: 19 May

Contact: Andrea Hayes

Tel: 020 8565 3056

E-mail: andreah@qpp.co.uk

RELAUNCHES

Boom

Sector: lifestyle

Publisher: Morgan Fray Media

Price: £3.95

Frequency: bi-monthly

Print run: 50,000

Boom, a magazine which sent out to 50,000 new-money millionaires, has been launched on the newsstand in selected areas to increase its paid-for readership. The 132-page glossy, which launched in May 2002 as a quarterly, is now a bimonthly. In keeping with the cover strapline, “the magazine of luxury”, the design is clean and upmarket, says publisher Shelton Fray. The current issue has interviews with fashion designer Julien Macdonald and celebrity party organiser Liz Brewer. Features cover buying property in Monaco; an exclusive test drive of the new Rolls Royce Phantom and modern interior design with James and Philippa Thorp.

Editor: Glyn Wilmshurst

Contact: Morgan Fray Media, 2nd floor, Berkeley Square House, Berkeley Square, Mayfair, London W1J 6BD.

Tel: 0870 442 9240

Website: www.boom-magazine.com

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