Announcing NEW Creative and Content Director Lauren King

The Journal is pleased to announce its new Creative and Content Director Lauren King.

In an ever evolving creative landscape, reinvention is key to a brand’s renewed success. After five years, Creative Direction of The Journal Magazine and will now be led by one of our industry’s strongest, and most respected talents.

With over 9 years of experience in the hair fashion industry, Lauren will bring a new look and feel to our beloved Journal Magazine and website, overseeing the direction of all creative projects: including photo shoots, film, online content and design.

“What an exciting time to have Lauren join the M Division family. After pouring my heart into this magazine, I am confident in entrusting its direction to someone who not only shares an aligned aesthetic, but is also an amazing woman. Lauren truly loves our industry, and shares in our desire to raise its profile globally, whilst pushing creative parameters.” David Mannah, Creative Director M Division.

“The entrepreneurial spirit and open mind defining David and the work of M Division is something that really excites me,” begins Lauren.

“The Journal has well and truly asserted itself as a leading industry title, and it’s this fresh vision and united culture that, together, looks to endless opportunity across print and digital landscapes. I look forward to aligning with M Division to further elevate the professional hairdressing industry – ultimately exploring its full potential in unique collaborations, optimized content and creative ingenuity. Bring it on.”

As Creative Director for M Division, David’s involvement will still be client facing with a major focus on sales and marketing strategies for brands and salons. David will also be focusing on M Division events locally and globally.

This development marks a major play for the Australian Hair Industry. The Journal will continue in its mission to raise the Australian hair industry to higher planes, leading with innovation, inspiration and integrity.

We believe M Division is now, more than ever, a dream team of leading creatives, curators and professionals.

To reach Lauren, please email