August 10, 2022

BBC Music Magazine announces Charlotte Smith as new editor

Charlotte Smith has been named the new editor-in-chief of BBC Music Magazine. Switch to the mark of The Stradewhere she was editor-in-chief, Smith took on the role in BBC Music Magazinethe year of the 30th anniversary.

Having previously completed an internship with the title, Smith will join the BBC Music Magazine team in January 2022, following the departure of Oliver Condy earlier this year. She holds a bachelor’s degree in violin performance from Royal College of Music in London and an MA in English from the University of Cambridge. Since graduating, Smith has held editorial positions at Gramophone and The Strade, as well as working as a freelance writer. She became editor-in-chief of The Strade in 2017, after working as the magazine’s online editor.

“I am delighted to take on the role of BBC Music Magazineat a particularly exciting time, as the brand approaches its 30th anniversary,” says Charlotte Smith. “The magazine gave me my first taste of music journalism shortly after leaving college, and it paved the way for so many wonderful musical encounters over the years.”

Charlotte Smith will begin her role at BBC Music Magazine on January 10, as the team prepares for its March 2022 issue.

the current number of BBC Music Magazine is on sale now, focusing on Stravinsky’s ballets.