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Digital Spy was founded in 2001, combining a network of sites about digital TV, broadcasting and programming into a new destination for news and conversation about entertainment, technology and the media.

Now in its 13th year of operation, Digital Spy serves over 145 million pages to more than 20 million people every month (Google Analytics), and is the UK's pre-eminent home of news and discussion about entertainment of every kind. Digital Spy operates editions in five territories and is executing an ambitious international rollout.

Our discussion forums have more than 445,000 registered users and 57.3 million posts, and together are amongst the world's busiest English-language social venues for entertainment and technology.

Digital Spy's world headquarters are in London at the offices of our parent company, Hearst Magazines UK, with an office in New York City and team members based across the UK, United States, and Australia.

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Management Team

David Moynihan
David Moynihan

A four-time BSME Awards winner, David manages the editorial team to bring 22 million monthly users over 150 articles every day.

James Welsh
James Welsh
Co-founder, Digital Spy; VP/Platform, Hearst Digital Media

James co-founded Digital Spy and runs platform technology at Hearst Digital Media.

Matt Hill
Matt Hill
Deputy Editor

Matt is Digital Spy's Deputy Editor.

Mayer Nissim
Mayer Nissim
News Editor

Mayer is Digital Spy's News Editor. He makes sure the site covers all the entertainment news there is as quickly and comprehensively as possible.

Editorial Team

Daniel Kilkelly
Daniel Kilkelly
Soaps Editor
@danny_kay @soapscoop

Daniel looks after the soaps section of DS, which includes writing soap news, spoilers and features as well as conducting interviews and making set visits.

Simon Reynolds
Simon Reynolds
Movies Editor

Simon manages all things movies for Digital Spy, overseeing news, reviews, features and interviews for the section.

Matthew Reynolds
Matthew Reynolds
Gaming Editor

Matthew oversees the gaming section, producing news, review and interview content. He helped the section win two Games Media Awards, and picked one up himself in the 'Rising Star' category in 2012.

Catriona Wightman
Catriona Wightman
Entertainment Editor

As Entertainment Editor, Catriona looks after all those reality TV favourites - from The X Factor to The Voice, Big Brother to Dancing on Ice - and writes about the most eye-catching non-scripted shows.

Morgan Jeffery
Morgan Jeffery
TV Editor

Morgan is Digital Spy's TV Editor and oversees all coverage of television comedy and drama. His remit includes everything from Downton Abbey to Doctor Who.

Emma Dibdin
Emma Dibdin
Features Editor

Emma is Digital Spy's Features Editor. She oversees all non-news content including lists, reviews, recaps and opinion pieces, as well as contributing movies and television coverage.

Lewis Corner
Lewis Corner
Music Editor

Lewis's role includes writing news and reviewing singles, albums and gigs. He has interviewed stars including Nicki Minaj, One Direction, Taylor Swift, The Killers and Katy Perry.

Ben Lee
Senior Entertainment Reporter

Naomi Gordon
Naomi Gordon
Senior Entertainment Reporter

Tom Eames
Tom Eames
Senior Entertainment Reporter

Amy Davidson
Amy Davidson
Senior Entertainment Reporter


Tom Mansell
Tom Mansell
Head of Video

Tom oversees production of Digital Spy's original video content, including interviews, set visits, features and shows.

Amie Parker-Williams
Amie Parker-Williams
Video Journalist

As Digital Spy's Video Journalist, Amie can be found in front of camera as well as behind it, producing content across all sections.

Editorial Freelancers

Alison Rowley, Entertainment Reporter - @SelectedTweets
Sam Rigby, Entertainment Reporter - @SDRigby
Katy Finbow, Entertainment Reporter - @KatyFinbow
Susannah Alexander, Entertainment Reporter - @swasaalex
Harry Fletcher, Entertainment Reporter - @Harry__Fletcher
Ryan Love, Entertainment Reporter - @RyanJL
Rachel Babbage, Entertainment Reporter - @rachel_babbage
Tasha Hegarty, Entertainment Reporter - @WordsofTasha

Ben Rawson-Jones, Movies Contributor - @rawsonjones
Stella Papamichael, Movies Contributor - @StellaPapMic
Hugh Armitage, Movies/Comics Reporter - @hugharmitage

Sophie Dainty, Soaps Reporter - @Sophieee_D

Liam Martin, Gaming Reporter/Sub-Editor - @Contra_DOG
Mark Langshaw, Gaming/Tech Reporter - @Mark_Langshaw
Scott Nichols, Gaming Contributor - @Duckols
Albaraa Fahmy, Gaming Reporter - @ifalba
Jamie Harris, Tech Reporter/Sub-Editor - @jamieharris1990

Steven Baker, Bollywood Reporter - @bollywoodgora
Priya Joshi, Bollywood Reporter - @PriyaJ_Journo

US Freelancers

Jennifer Still, Entertainment Reporter - @jenniferlstill
Justin Harp, Entertainment Reporter/Sub-Editor
Kristina Bustos, Entertainment Reporter - @krisbustos
Leah Simpson, Entertainment Reporter - @SimpsonLeah
Zeba Blay, Entertainment Reporter - @zblay
Sarah Luoma, Entertainment Reporter - @Sarluoma


Kate Goodacre
Kate Goodacre
Chief Sub-Editor

Kate co-ordinates the sub-editing team from the office, works on the site's house style and occasionally goes out and about around London undertaking live reviews for the music section.

Adam Silverstein, Music Contributor/Sub-Editor
Christian Tobin, Sub-Editor
Greg Laing, Sub-Editor
Jamie Harris, Tech Reporter/Sub-Editor - @jamieharris1990
Justin Harp, Entertainment Reporter/Sub-Editor
Liam Martin, Gaming Reporter/Sub-Editor - @Contra_DOG
Megan Davies, Sub-Editor - @megannndavies
Suzi Dixon, Sub-Editor - @suzidixon77
Bea Mitchell, Sub-Editor - @bea_mitchell


Kez Hay
Picture Editor

Kez manages the DS picture desk, working across all sections of the website to maintain fresh, relevant and quality image content.

Donna Cini, Production Assistant - @DonnaCini
Natalie Xenos, Production Assistant - @njxenos
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