Screen International, the pioneer of festival and market dailies, including at the Cannes and Berlin film festivals, has appointed Wendy Mitchell to succeed Mike Goodridge as editor. Mitchell will edit both Screen International and ScreenDaily.com.
Mitchell, who is currently Screen’s Head of Content, first joined the publication in 2005 as a UK Reporter, rising to News Editor, Senior Editor, and Head of News.
Previous roles include Staff Editor at Entertainment Weekly, Managing Editor at indieWIRE, Assistant Editor at Rolling Stone Press, and News Editor at CMJ New Music Report — all based in New York City.
Mitchell succeeds Screen’s current Editor Mike Goodridge, who joins Protagonist Pictures as CEO in August 2012.