- London, GB
- £15 /hr
- Available now
I have over 30 years experience in print journalism and have been working on websites since 1995. I'm a widely published writer, a first rate copy editor with up to date trainingmore...I have over 30 years experience in print journalism and have been working on websites since 1995. I'm a widely published writer, a first rate copy editor with up to date training in global libel law. I can do anything you need doing from basic research, cold calling and compiling reports to an all-in package that includes project management, budgeting, design and help with outsourcing. I have a fat contacts book and a wide network of colleagues to call upon to ensure that your project, no matter the scale, is completed to your satisfaction.
Area Covered: Greater London, South Esat England and UK.
Work Experience Summary: Employment history
Freelance sub-editing work for a number of different print and online clients including That’s Life, Africa Rising, Health & Fitness, Healthy For Men,Take A Break, The Sun TV Mag, Total TV Guide, T3, The Quietus, Metal Hammer, Classic Rock, DVD Review, Total Film, Music Choice, Fortean Times, Music Week, Playlouder and Bizarre.
News Editor Metal Hammer
Commissioned and produced monthly section in rock monthly
Commissioned, researched and wrote news pages
Built up team of regular contributors
In charge of budgets and payments
Subbed, proofed and approved pages
Updated website daily
1999 - 2000
Launch Editor, Xfm Online
Responsible for content at launch of website produced for London radio station.
1998 - 1999
Deputy Editor, nme.com
Wrote and commissioned daily updates for editorial-led music site
1994 - 1998
News Editor, NME
Wrote and commissioned news pages of leading rock weekly
1988 - 1989
Music Editor, City Limits
Oversaw rock, jazz, club, folk and classical listings and features in London arts/ what's on weekly.
1981 - 1988
Reporter, local newspapers and magazines, West of Scotland.
Education Summary: 1982-1984 NCTJ Certificate, Napier College
Writer, researcher, editor and consultant