Turret Media welcomes Hayley Skirka 

Turret Media has appointed Hayley Skirka to the role of Special Projects Editor. With a wealth of experience, Hayley previously worked with Swiss Media Group as Senior Editor of Equestrio magazine and SWR magazine and most recently worked with Hot Media as the Editor of World Traveller. In her new role, she will create editorials for all projects, while overseeing the work of in-house writers and support the editorial team at Abu Dhabi World.


“I’m really excited to be starting with Turret Media and ONE CMG as Special Projects Editor, a role that will let me do a little bit of everything that I love,” says Hayley. “From creating quality, community-focused editorial for Abu Dhabi World, to providing a variety of clients with tailored solutions and products that they can be proud of.”

Annie Darling joins HOT Media

HOT Media has welcomed Annie Darling to the role of Features Editor. Previously based in London, Annie most recently worked as a reporter for Talisman Communications where she provided copy across various channels to large corporate businesses. As Features Editor, Annie will work on luxury titles World Traveller and AIR alongside Editor Richard Jenkins. She will contribute to a variety of topics covered in the magazines, from travel and gastronomy to art and design.

“The prospect of moving to a new country was both exciting and daunting,” says Annie. “However, the position as Features Editor at HOT Media offered me a unique and inspiring opportunity that I could not refuse. I’m really looking forward to starting my career in Dubai with such an impressive company. It’s also a privilege to be able to live and work in such a fascinating country.”

Hot Media Publishing promotes Richard Jenkins

Richard Jenkins has been promoted to Editor of AIR and World Traveller magazines at Hot Media Publishing, having previously worked on both titles as Deputy Editor since February 2014. Richard will continue to cover luxury travel for World Travel, and all areas of ultra-luxury lifestyle for AIR including writing and commissioning features on watches, motoring, jewellery, fashion and gastronomy. In his new role, Richard will become more involved in commercial aspects of the titles.

“I’m very excited to take on this new role at Hot Media,” says Richard. “I look forward to working as hard as I can to make AIR and World Traveller even better magazines than they already are.”