- London, GB
- £140 /hr
- Available now
I am a freelance sub editor/ chief sub editor/ production editor and writer with more than five years' experience of subbing and chief subbing on consumer and customer magazines.more...I am a freelance sub editor/ chief sub editor/ production editor and writer with more than five years' experience of subbing and chief subbing on consumer and customer magazines. My regular clients include the National Magazine Company, Hachette Filipacchi, BBC, News Magazines, Conde Nast and Redwood.
In the past year I have had features published in You & Your Wedding, Perfect Wedding, and Luxury Avenue, and I am the in-house news and features writer for bridal website WeddingPath.com
Area Covered: London
Work Experience Summary: Before becoming a freelancer, I was employed as Chief Sub Editor on Mother & Baby and Pregnancy & birth magazines, where my responsibilities included managing a small team of sub editors, chasing and subbing copy, writing heads and sells, producing print-ready PDFs, liaising with writers, experts, printers, sales and marketing teams, and generally overseeing the editorial standards across both magazines.
Prior to this I was Acting Editor of Nursing in Practice, where I was tasked with commissioning, writing and subbing articles, liaising with the editorial board, and maintaining a high standard of accuracy across the magazine.
As a freelancer, I have worked on a number of newsstand magazines including Glamour, Red, BBC Good Homes, You & Your Wedding, Cosmo Bride, Top Sante, Best, LoveIt!, as well as customer magazines including Mothercare, Boots Health Club and SkyEurope.
I am a member of the NUJ, and am proficient in InDesign, QuarkExpress, Photoshop, Word, Excel
Education Summary: 1997-2000 BA English Language and Literature
1995-1997 3 A Levels, English, Media Studies, Theatre Studies
1990-1995 9 GCSEs including Math and English
Freelance sub editor/ chief sub editor/ production editor/writer