New Editor for Friday Magazine

Tuesday, 1 November 2016

Natalie Long has been appointed Editor of Friday magazine, the family magazine supplement issued with Gulf News on Fridays.

She was formerly Editor of the newspaper’s tabloid! section, and has over 10 years’ experience in celebrity news, fashion, food, travel, arts and culture. In her new role, she will be overseeing the magazine’s content for print and digital platforms.

Katie Heskett, Publisher of Gulf News Magazines, said: “As we celebrate 20 years of Friday magazine in 2017, we are thrilled that Natalie will be leading the team during such an exciting time for the brand.

“After having incredible success with tabloid!, Natalie’s talent and experience in delivering great content across all audience platforms is one that we look forward to bringing to the UAE’s most widely-read magazine.”

Natalie added: “I’m excited to join Friday magazine at this important moment in its history. I’m passionate about lifestyle content, and in ten years at tabloid!, I’ve learned that there is a wealth of wonderful stories to be explored right here in the UAE.

“I can’t wait to start working with the incredible team and bring even more engaging lifestyle content to readers, in the magazine and across digital platforms.”


  1. Dave Reeder   Monday, 7 November 2016 13:01

    Congratulations - much deserved!