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A altering of the guard at Rugby World

Alan Dymock will take over from Sarah Mockford as editor of the model

Huge change is afoot at Rugby World this November as editor Sarah Mockford leaves the title after 20 years to develop into ladies’s sport editor at The Telegraph. As Sarah begins a brand new journey, up steps options editor Alan Dymock to take the helm.

Having began with work expertise in 2002, Sarah turned a everlasting workers member in 2005 and labored her manner up from options editor to deputy editor, ultimately taking on as editor in 2018. Sarah additionally turned the primary feminine chairman of the Rugby Union Writers’ Membership throughout her time at Rugby World

A changing of the guard at Rugby World

New editor, Alan Dymock

In a neat work of symmetry, Alan additionally started doing work expertise on the title in 2012. He earned himself a options author place in 2013 and in 2016 was named options editor. In that very same yr Alan was named Rugby Journalist Of The Yr on the Sports activities Journalism Awards, and has constructed his status on long-read, investigative options.

“When Sarah instructed me she had accepted the function at The Telegraph it was a bittersweet second,” mentioned ball sports activities content material director Mike Harris. “I’m unhappy we’ll be shedding Sarah as she has been an excellent editor of Rugby World however on the similar time I’m proud that she’s leaving to tackle one of many largest roles in sports activities journalism. She shall be good at The Telegraph

“I at all times imagine in selling inner expertise the place we will and in Alan Dymock we now have an unbelievable journalist with good concepts and an actual eye for industrial alternatives. I do know he shall be an enormous success when he takes over on the finish of November.”

Sarah says: “It has been a privilege to work on such a implausible model and with so many good colleagues over the previous 20 years. It’s one thing of an finish of an period for me however I’m excited to tackle a brand new problem.”

Alan says: “I’ve some fairly large sneakers to fill – and that’s earlier than you realise Sarah’s Twitter deal with was as soon as ‘Heels on Midway’! However we’ve received an extremely thrilling yr forward and we now have some actually bold plans in place for 2023. I can’t wait to get going.”  

The seek for a brand new workers member at Rugby World journal is underway with a job function reside on workable. If you already know a dynamic rugby content material creator who desires to affix an incredible model heading into an thrilling yr then encourage them to use!

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