- Harrogate, GB
- £7 /hr
- Available now
Summary: I’m a freelance copywriter also with a background in journalism and training design.
This experience has made me an accomplished communicator equipped to write inmore...Summary: I’m a freelance copywriter also with a background in journalism and training design.
This experience has made me an accomplished communicator equipped to write in a wide range of styles. I am highly creative and have meticulous English.
I have been writing professionally for more than 15 years.
Freelance Copywriter/Training Designer
I’ve been a freelance writer and e-learning learning designer for two years.
I’m currently with e-Learning for Healthcare, designing and writing online training for trainee NHS anaesthetists and specialists in Acute and Emergency medicine.
LINE Communications based in Sheffield, designing and writing e-learning programmes for their blue chip client list and various public sector clients.
As a copywriter I’ve worked with theWorkshop in Sheffield and their clients including BP, learndirect, and the Metropolitan Police Service via Piper Group plc.
I have a great deal of experience in writing for both online and print media and an excellent understanding of usability and writing for different audiences.
I’m also an excellent interviewer.
Designer and writer of e-learning, text based training and immersive learning packages for NCALT, the e-learning unit of National Police Training.
ï‚§ E-learning scriptwriter, content researcher and developer of classroom and text based training materials. I designed and produced appropriate and relevant blended training solutions to meet the needs of all kinds of learners.
ï‚§ In this role I displayed a commitment to designing and writing training packages which were fit for purpose and are delivered to the agreed budget and deadlines.
ï‚§ Creative writing for national marketing and advertising campaigns. Basically taking a brief and seeing jobs through from concept to copy. Remit included sales literature, press and radio advertisements, press releases, newsletters, direct mail, speeches and video scripts.
ï‚§ Worked to develop Northgate’s internal intranet design and information architecture and produced content for their intranet and customer focussed websites.
Broadcast Journalist and Researcher
Freelance for BBC Current affairs
ï‚§ Documentary Researcher/Journalist, “The Mystery of the Scharnhorst” for BBC Current Affairs (Timewatch) broadcast June, 2001, BBC2. (1999 -June 2001)
ï‚§ Freelance Researcher/Journalist, “The Other Lockerbie” for BBC2’s Correspondent’ programme, broadcast March 4, 2000, BBC2 (1999-March 2000)
ï‚§ Legal Researcher, Birnberg, Peirce and Partners, London - (July 2000 •April 2002).
ï‚§ Research for public inquiry for leading Human Rights solicitor Gareth Peirce.
News reporter, Hull Daily Mail
ï‚§ Work short-listed for UK Press Gazette regional press “Campaign of the Year” in 1998.
ï‚§ Reported on local and national issues for the wider Northcliffe Newspapers Group including “in-the-field” reporting from Northern Ireland and Norway.
Shift work as a general news reporter at several regional and national newspapers (1996-1997).
• Post-Graduate Certificate in Newspaper Journalism, 1996.
• University of Nottingham: BA Ancient History, 1994.
• Hartlepool Sixth Form College: 3 A levels (English A, Economics B, History A); 6 GCSEs.
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