Selina Maycock

Selina Maycock

Senior Entertainment Writer

Selina is a Senior Entertainment Writer for has more than 16 years years of experience newspapers, magazines and online. She currently looks after all things Entertainment, writing a mix of Royal news - including the latest on royal kids Prince George, Charlotte, Louis, Archie and Lilibet, Entertainment news including celebrity births, weddings and reality show line-ups, as well as Family news stories from baby names to the latest store closures and product recall warnings. Previously also writing for Woman&Home and My Imperfect Life.

Before joining Future Publishing, Selina graduated from the University of Sheffield in 2006 with a degree in Journalism. She is fully NCTJ and NCE qualified and has 100wpm shorthand. Having spent the start of her career working on local newspapers and online, Selina spent six years as Acting News Editor and Entertainment Reporter at the Scunthorpe Telegraph where she dug into hard news stories, conducted interviews, covered court reporting, wrote features, entertainment and travel pieces, whilst going to gigs in her spare time.

Whilst at the paper she was awarded an O2 Media Judges' Special Award for helping a terminally ill cancer sufferer realise his dying wish and marry his childhood sweetheart through a successful newspaper campaign. Things like this are close to her heart when it comes to using journalism to make a positive difference in people's lives.

Selina later branched further into her celebrity passion to become a Showbiz Writer at Heat magazine in 2014, covering red carpet events, showbiz parties, and various TV launches before going freelance for two years with her works being published in new! magazine, Star magazine, Now magazine and on Bang Showbiz news wire. One of her biggest celebrity achievements - aside from generating celebrity exclusives - was interviewing Take That (including Robbie Williams) and bumping into Simon Cowell so much at events she told him 'I'm calling you my showbiz dad!'

In 2017 she joined TI Media as a Senior Reporter on Woman, Woman's Own, Woman&Home, and Woman's Weekly celebrity desk before branching online in 2020 when Future gave her the opportunity to focus on digital-first.

When she's not interviewing celebrities you can find her exploring new countryside walking routes, catching up with friends over good food, or making memories (including award-winning scarecrows!)

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