Experience

I’m a freelance journalist/sub editor with a wealth of online and print experience at various newspapers and magazines including Metro, The Daily Telegraph, Londonist.com and more.

I have experience in the customer publishing market too, and have written commercial content for brands including Virgin and Tesco.

Need a freelance writer/sub editor/copywriter or London-based proofreader, or got any questions? Just contact me! In the mean time, here are some of the organisations I have worked at:

 

 The Daily Telegraph

-Online editor

-Sub-editor

 

▪ Londonist.com

-Freelance writer

 

PRWeek, PC Pro magazine, Glamour magazine, Virgin Media Presents and Virgin Media magazine

-Freelance sub-editor

 

 Tesco Baby & Toddler Club

-Writer/ sub-editor

-Proofing; updating Tesco Baby & Toddler Club website; creating content for parents’ online panel, Mums’ Choice; writing features, advertorials, product placements, newsletter content, pamphlet content, online copy, posters; Clubcard Rewards emails, Clubcard pamphlets

 

Metro

-Online journalist

-SEO; monitoring news/trending topics; uploading and optimising content for online use; use of content management system; use of picture management system, the news wires, Prestige, Atex, Omniture; preparing news lists

 

James Caan Foundation

-Media officer

-Managing social media networks; blogging; writing press releases; producing content for the monthly newsletter; editing videos; writing content for and updating website through content managent system; meeting with potential donors, fundraising, assisting at events

 

Harrow/Hendon/Barnet Times, Newsquest

-Reporting for the newspaper and website

 

Pregnancy & Birth, Mother & Baby, Bauer Media

-Editorial assistant cover

-Telephone interviews; writing copy for regular pages; voxpops; feature research; online polls / updating Facebook page

 

Top Sante Magazine, Bauer Media

-Editorial intern

-Writing copy; calling in products; attending press shows; feature research; liaising with PRs

 

City Offline, City University’s newspaper

-Reporting, subbing and laying out pages; keeping an eye out for potential stories; photographing; use of InDesign, Photoshop; proofing

 

Hair Magazine, IPC Media

-Assisting the senior sub; fitting copy to layouts in InDesign; chasing missing prices; writing captions, sells, heads; proof reading

 

Sugar Magazine, Hachette Filipacchi UK

-Researching; pitching ideas; responding to fan mail; subbing stories sent in by readers

 

Harrow Observer, Uxbridge Gazette, Trinity Mirror PLC

-Writing news and features; conducting vox pops and Q&As; telephone interviews; following up tip-offs

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