- Winchester, GB
- £7 /hr
- Available now
I am a skilful journalist and former magazine editor with more than 12 years of experience as a writer and editor. I write regularly for various magazines on a wide variety ofmore...I am a skilful journalist and former magazine editor with more than 12 years of experience as a writer and editor. I write regularly for various magazines on a wide variety of subjects, as well as working regular shifts as a features sub-editor at the Daily Mirror.
I am a regular contributor to magazines including Financial Sector Technology, Retail Systems, Cable & Satellite International, Pensions Age, European Pensions, Continuity Insurance & Risk, Charity Times, International Custody & Fund Administration, and Britain magazine. - Other publications to which I have contributed articles include Heritage, Pregnancy Baby & You, Engage, New Business, New Video Technology, Pay and the Money section of the Guardian website.
In addition to my subbing work at the Mirror I have worked as a sub for The Publican, Stuff and Insurance Age.
Copywriting work has included advertorials, press releases, case studies, white papers, text for brochures and websites, and articles for in-house magazines. I have also written copy for sponsored supplements and advertorials published in the Daily Telegraph and various trade and consumer magazines.
Area Covered: England and Wales
Summary: I was employed by Perspective Publishing as an assistant editor of Financial Sector Technology (FST) in 1998 and became editor of that magazine and of its sister title Retail Systems in May 1999. Responsibilities included commissioning and editing freelance copy, planning and commissioning features, researching and writing news and features, designing and laying out pages in Quark, liaising with production staff and printers, and managing an editorial team of three. I also launched, edited and managed websites for both titles. I resigned in 2002 to go freelance.
Company: Context Information Security
Description: additional material added to website (I also wrote the rest of the website text in 2005).
Education Summary: NVQ in Journalism Foundation Skills. The Journalism Training Centre. Mitcham, Surrey, 1997.
History BA (Hons), University of Sheffield, 1992 to 1995.
Freelance journalist, editor and copywriter