- Wallington, GB
- £20 /hr
- Available now
I'm an ex-magazine Editor with 15 years of experience on various national UK celebrity and youth magazines. I'm currently self-employed, working as an Assistant Editormore...I'm an ex-magazine Editor with 15 years of experience on various national UK celebrity and youth magazines. I'm currently self-employed, working as an Assistant Editor at more! magazine when required, and as an Associate Editor for an Irish youth magazine called Face up (which involves writing and copy editing).
I've also previously edited a pioneering music website (worldpop), helped to develop a Bristol-based family what's on guide, scripted celebrity news packages for a Saturday morning ITV show, produced music biographies and filed reports for Reuters news service.
I offer the following services:
Research, writing and copy editing of features, reports, books and website content
Transcription of copy
Advice on editing magazines
Area Covered: London, South London, Surrey plus all areas online
Work Experience Summary: • 2006 - present
Associate Editor, Face Up Magazine, Redemptorist Publications, Dublin
Freelance Writer/Editor, various publications
• 2002 - 2005
Editor, Sneak Magazine, Emap Metro Youth Titles, London
• 1999 - 2002
Editor, Worldpop.com, London
Plus freelance Writer/Editor for OK! magazine, New magazine, J17 magazine, Reuters, CD:uk, and various record companies
• 1995 - 1999
Deputy Editor, Top Of The Pops Magazine and Live & Kicking Magazine, BBC Worldwide, London
• 1993 - 1995
Assistant Editor, OSM Publications, Bristol
My role as Editor has involved managing teams of up to 20 people, working alongside marketing and sales departments to develop magazine and website products, and liaising with design departments to produce user-friendly, attractive publications in a very competitive market.
Over the years I have developed a keen eye for writing and editing copy to suit a wide variety of audiences, creating eye-catching headlines and turning \'unreadable\' copy into lively, involving, accurate features.
I can also speed type, up to 70wpm
Copy Editor/Writer and transcriber