Pick Me Up (magazine)

Pick Me Up! is a British weekly women's magazine that is published through the TI Media group.[2]

Pick Me Up!
EditorMatt Davies
CategoriesWomen's magazine
FrequencyWeekly
Circulation183,662 (ABC Jul - Dec 2013)[1]
Print and digital editions.
First issueJanuary 2005
CompanyTI Media
CountryUnited Kingdom
Based inLondon
LanguageEnglish
Websitewww.pickmeupmagazine.co.uk

It "leapt"[2] into the ten most popular weekly women's magazines in just six months, selling more than half a million copies.[2]

Editor

June Smith-Sheppard was appointed editor of Pick Me Up for its launch in 2005. The Guardian referred to her as an "uncompromisingly ordinary launch editor, [that] offers a tantalising glimpse of the tongue-in-cheek items she hopes will define the new women's weekly.[3]

Columnists

  • Jeremy Kyle: Jeremy wrote an agony uncle column for Pick Me Up, until September 2010, in the style of the talk show he presents, The Jeremy Kyle Show. He offers straight-talking advice to readers that need it.
  • Claire Petulengro: Claire offers a complete weekly horoscope in every issue and makes daily updates on the Pick Me Up website.[4]
  • Dr Nicola Davies: Nicola is the investigative psychologist for the 'Making of a monster' column. This studies the psychological influences causing specific people to become notorious killers.[5]

• GP Doctor Gary Bartlett is a regular contributor to writing the Instant Appointment column.

Reception

Pick Me Up! Magazine is cited as one of the magazines targeted by the campaign group "Curb The Chat Mags".[6]

References

  1. "ABC Certificates and Reports: Pick Me Up". Audit Bureau of Circulations. Retrieved 14 February 2014.
  2. Cozens, Claire (2005-08-18). "Pick Me Up proves real success". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 2010-05-22.
  3. Robinson, James (2005-01-16). "IPC gets real with racy new women's weekly". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 2010-05-22.
  4. "Daily Horoscopes".
  5. http://healthpsychologyconsultancy.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/killingfor.jpg
  6. "Curb The Chat Mags".
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