- St Albans, GB
- £20 /hr
- Available now
I am an accomplished journalist of 15 years who has worked across all areas of publishing, specialising in editing, design and production.
I am currently working as a freelancemore...I am an accomplished journalist of 15 years who has worked across all areas of publishing, specialising in editing, design and production.
I am currently working as a freelance sub editor/writer/designer with various writing and sub editing commissions from travel trade titles and national newspapers.
I have also worked with a charity on their newsletters, as well as travel PR companies that required research and reports and guidance with writing press releases.
I have also worked with tour operators writing, editing and designing brochures and magazines and local businesses in the Hertfordshire area designing brochures.
I can use Quark, Indesign and Photoshop.
I have been doing some online work, writing copy for online travel training academies and conducting some research on behalf of an events management company, to help them raise their web profile through SEO analysis.
Area Covered: London, Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Bedfordshire, Essex
Summary: Travel Weekly - chief sub editor for eight years, managing the schedules for a team of four sub editors and an art editor. The desk was responsible for editing and laying out all the pages in the Travel Weekly magazine, some of the destination travel supplements and the TW2 lifestyle magazine. I also had to schedule in time for the subs to edit the news copy for the Travel Weekly website. Sub-editing copy from the in-house team and external contributors to ensuring that high levels of accuracy and editorial quality were maintained. Writing and designing advertorials. Overseeing the editing and laying out of all the Travel Weekly pages initially in QuarkXpress and Photoshop before moving on to Indesign. I had the final sign-off on all copy and layouts with the editor only proofing the last eight news pages.
Morning Star - three years as a sub editor/features reporter
Description: Editing brochure and magazine copy and working on a style guide for the brochure production company.
Company: Travel Weekly
Description: Writing, editing and laying pages out for daily newspapers at an travel exhibition
Education Summary: MA Historical Studies
BA (Hons) English and History