- London, GB
- £30 /hr
- Available now
I have been a freelance editor, writer and proofreader for 17 years, having left full-time employ as a magazine editor in 1996 to have my first child. I currently edit a quarterlymore...I have been a freelance editor, writer and proofreader for 17 years, having left full-time employ as a magazine editor in 1996 to have my first child. I currently edit a quarterly charity magazine and I write for a bi-monthly bridal magazine and the supplements section of a weekly community newspaper.
Area Covered: Lifestyle including fashion, travel, dining out, banqueting, private education, private healthcare, physical and mental health issues
Job Title: Editor
Company: Rett UK
Description: I was editor for 15 years of a quarterly magazine for Rett UK (formerly RSAUK). Rett UK is the official charity for sufferers of Rett Syndrome, a genetic condition that affects mainly infant girls, rendering them profoundly mentally and physically disabled for the their lifetime. The magazine is full of member stories, news, information and research updates and is viewed as a vital communication tool by Rett UK members. Financial constraints forced the charity to take the magazine inhouse in March 2011.
Job Title: Editor
Company: Maxwell Consumer Publishing
Description: I joined Maxwell Consumer Publishing (formerly Home & Law Publishing, and no longer in existence) as editorial assistant in 1988 and rapidly rose through the ranks of sub editor and deputy editor to become editor of various trade publications. I worked on magazines for Booker Cash & Carry, Avis, Bhs, British Airways High Life (inflight magazine)and others. I left in 1993 to have a baby and decided to pursue a freelance career so that I could work at home.
Degree: Diploma in Perdiodical Journalism
Field of Study: Periodical Journalism
University / College: London College of Printing
Writer & Proofreader