Pick Me Up (magazine)

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Pick Me Up!
Editor June Smith-Sheppard
Categories Women's magazine
Frequency weekly
Circulation 183,662 (ABC Jul - Dec 2013)[1]
Print and digital editions.
Publisher IPC Media (Connect)
First issue January 2005
Company IPC Media (Connect), Time Inc.
Country United Kingdom
Based in London
Language English
Website www.pickmeupmagazine.co.uk

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

It "leapt"[2] into the 10 most popular weekly women's magazines in just six months, selling more than half a million copies.[2]

Editor[edit]

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[edit]

  • Jeremy Kyle: Jeremy wrote an agony uncle column for Pick Me Up, until Sept 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]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ABC Certificates and Reports: Pick Me Up". Audit Bureau of Circulations. Retrieved 14 February 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c 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