New editors for Radio Times

Immediate Media has announced Tom Loxley and Shem Law as the new joint-Editors of Radio Times.

New editors for Radio Times
Kathy Day: “Their combined contact books are a Who’s Who of the TV industry.”

Tom Bureau, Immediate Media CEO, says: “Radio Times is the UK’s biggest and most successful magazine brand and one in which we see huge potential for continued growth. Having worked with Tom and Shem since we formed Immediate, I know the wealth of expertise they will bring to the editor’s role, they both intrinsically understand Radio Times, its heritage, growing audience and the opportunities for future development.”

Loxley has been Radio Times Executive Editor since 2012, after joining the title in 2007. He was previously Editor of Maxim and has had other senior roles in magazines and newspapers. Tom is also Executive Editor of the BFI & Radio Times Television Festival, which returns for the third time in April 2020.

Law joined Radio Times as Art Director in 2001 and has also held the position of Deputy Editor since 2007. Prior to the Radio Times, Shem had a number of senior design positions on magazine and newspaper titles, including The Observer, Daily Express, Daily Mail, Q and Allure and Seventeen in New York.

Kathy Day, Radio Times Managing Director, says: “I am delighted to that Shem and Tom have been appointed joint editors of Radio Times magazine. They are both highly experienced operators and they share a passion for broadcast content, and for Radio Times. Their combined contact books are a Who’s Who of the TV industry. With the explosion of quality content across radio, TV, podcasts and streaming, and with their phenomenal team behind them, I am confident that Shem and Tom will continue to drive the extraordinary success of the UK’s best-selling quality magazine.”