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Pick Me Up
Editor June Smith-Sheppard
Categories Women's magazine
Frequency weekly
Publisher IPC Media
Paid circulation 323,160
Unpaid circulation 11
Total circulation 323,171
First issue January 2005
Company Pick Me Up
Country United Kingdom
Based in London
Language English
Website http://www.pickmeupmagazine.co.uk

Pick Me Up is a British weekly women's magazine that is published through the IPC Media group. Launched in 2005, it was Britains first weekly magazine dedicated to real life stories.[1]

It "leapt"[1] into the 10 most popular weekly women's magazines in just six months, selling more than half a million copies.[1]

Contents

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.[2]

Columnists

  • Jeremy Kyle: Jeremy writes an agony uncle column for Pick Me Up, 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.[3]

External links

References

  1. ^ a b c "Pick Me Up proves real success". http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2005/aug/18/pressandpublishing.circulationfigures2. 
  2. ^ "IPC gets real with racy new women's weekly". http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2005/jan/16/theobserver.observerbusiness19. 
  3. ^ "Daily Horoscopes". http://www.pickmeupmagazine.co.uk/horoscopes/. 
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