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Lucie Cave

Magfest Fringe: Lucie Cave in conversation with Paul McNamee

Magfest Fringe kicks off the festivities on the evening of 14 September at classic Edinburgh Fringe venue The Pleasance, with an exclusive interview between two brilliant editors, and the opportunity to mingle with top influencers in the magazine industry.

Tickets cost £5 with Magfest pass / £10 without

About Lucie Cave

Lucie is an award winning editor and journalist with over 12 years experience in the media. She has grown heat into a multi-platform brand reaching over 4 million consumers a week across radio, online and print. In 2015 she was awarded BSME Entertainment Brand editor of the year and heat was awarded Best Use Of Social Media at the PPA Awards.

As well as being an innovative and talented journalist, Lucie is a multi-skilled media professional - presenting and producing for 4music,, as well as hosting her own heat radio show plus live programming and specials.
An experienced broadcaster – Lucie also appears on National TV including a regular showbiz correspondent on This Morning, ITV’s National Television Awards coverage, E! at the Baftas and is a sought-after media pundit and regular red carpet anchor.

She is famed for her range of exploits - all in the name of heat - such as becoming Simon Cowell’s most diminutive bodyguard for the day, appearing in The Only Way is Essex and co-writing an Episode of Hollyoaks. She has ghostwritten several books including Joey Essex and Charlotte Crosby’s Sunday Times Best Selling autobiographies.

As well as being Editorial Director of heat, Lucie is also Editorial Director for commercial content across all Bauer brands.

About Paul McNamee

Paul McNamee was appointed UK editor of The Big Issue in summer 2011, the first time The Big Issue had a single editor across all national and regional and online editions.

He started out on local newspapers in Northern Ireland, before co-founding Irish music magazine Blank with Colin Murray. He moved to the NME in London and following four years there he began working for a number of newspapers and magazines, amongst them the Daily Mirror, The Guardian and The Irish Times.

He has been named Magazine Editor of the Year three times by PPA Scotland and was named British Editor of The Year in 2013 and 2016 by the BSME (British Society of Magazine Editors). He is a regular voice on BBC radio, particularly in Scotland.

The Big Issue delivered ABC increase in 2015 and 2016.