Experience

I’m a freelance journalist/sub editor with a wealth of online and print experience at various newspapers and magazines including Time Out London, 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. Here’s what my clients and colleagues say about my work:

“Working on a personal project about London, I was looking for some help and I had the pleasure to find Kavi to be my editor. I was particularly impressed by Kavi’s ability to understand straight away the style I was looking for. It feels so easy to work with her and I know that every … Continue reading Helene Mattei, senior business consultant

Helene Mattei, senior business consultant

“Our communication has always been friendly, productive and efficient. Kavi appreciates the message we want to convey on behalf of our client and takes her time to produce, not only well written content, but also illustrates with appropriate imagery. It is always a pleasure to work with Kavi”

Krista Booker, business founder

“Kavi is a natural writer and editor, and our go-to girl for everything web-related. She is creative, flexible, hard working and gets things done quickly and accurately, bang on brief. A self-starter, she needs little guidance and can always be relied on to meet deadlines. Kavi has a quiet self-assurance and she is very easy … Continue reading Rebecca Hersey, group editor

Rebecca Hersey, group editor

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:

▪ Time Out London

-Restaurant critic

 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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