About Digital Spy and the Digital Spy team

Everything you need to know about Digital Spy and the team that makes it happen.

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Digital Spy is the UK's biggest TV and Movies website – by fans, for fans.

Hearst UK's largest website, DS reaches 28 million unique users globally, generating more than 100 million page views each month.

Founded in 1999 and produced by the PPA's Digital Content Team of the Year 2017 and 2018, Digital Spy has been at the centre of the global conversation around TV, movies, pop culture and showbiz for over 20 years.

DS is now on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, TikTok, Snapchat and Instagram, as well as the Digital Spy Forums one of the world's busiest social venues for TV talk.

Digital Spy's global HQ is in Hearst's central London offices, with team members based across the UK and US.

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The Team

Laurence Mozafari, Editor-in-Chief

lmozafari@digitalspy.co.uk | @laurence_moza

Chris Longridge, Deputy Editor

clongridge@digitalspy.co.uk | @Chris_Longridge

Kate Goodacre, Managing Editor


Shyvonne Thomas, Photo Director – Digital

sthomas@digitalspy.co.uk | @shytunes

Ali Griffiths, Head of Social

agriffiths@digitalspy.co.uk | @aebgriffiths

Catherine Earp, News Editor

cearp@digitalspy.co.uk | @CatherineEarp

Jess Lee, Chief Sub-Editor


Justin Harp, Night News Editor


Emma Tinson, Deputy News Editor


Laura Jane Turner, TV Editor


Daniel Kilkelly, Soaps Editor

dkilkelly@digitalspy.co.uk | @danny_kay

Ian Sandwell, Movies Editor

isandwell@digitalspy.co.uk | @ian_sandwell

Andrea Tonks, Acting Picture Editor


David Opie, Deputy TV Editor


Gabriella Geisinger, Deputy Movies Editor


Sophie Dainty, Deputy Soaps Editor

sdainty@digitalspy.co.uk | @Sophieee_D

Janet A Leigh, TV Writer


Jaimie Harris, Acting Deputy Picture Editor


Ben Rayner, Video Lead


Newsdesk – newsdesk@digitalspy.co.uk

Site production enquiries – subs@digitalspy.co.uk

Forum enquiries – forum@digitalspy.co.uk

Advertising enquiries – steven.miles@hearst.co.uk

Regular Contributors


Adam Silverstein, Alana Chase, Emily Hutchinson, Hannah Bird, Jade Brown, Kayleigh Hooton, Narzra Ahmed, Tessa Jones


Brenna Cooper, Dan Seddon, George Lewis, Harriet Mitchell, Jacob Sarkisian, Jess Bacon, Joe Anderton, Joe Julians, Josh Haigh, Katie Francis, Mayer Nissim, Sam Warner, Shivani Dubey, Stephanie Chase, Stefania Sarrubba, Susannah Alexander, Tasha Hegarty

Hearst UK Central Video Team

Greg Adams, Director of Video (UK)

Charlie Atkin, Head of Video Programming, Site and Social (UK)


Matt Hill, Digital Development Director, Hearst UK

Matt Hayes, Chief International Brand Officer, Hearst UK

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