- Reading, GB
- £15 /hr
- Available now
I am a talented and dynamic journalist, writer and copywriter.
With more than five years experience working in radio, including as Breakfast Editor for the UK's largestmore...I am a talented and dynamic journalist, writer and copywriter.
With more than five years experience working in radio, including as Breakfast Editor for the UK's largest commercial radio brand, my skills are diverse and adaptable. I am a regular contributor to various leading parenting websites and have worked as an Assistant Press Officer for a large children's charity.
My experience means I am equally comfortable producing commissioned features, blog posts, copywriting projects, press releases or online news articles.
I work to short deadlines and thrive under pressure.
I am skilled in the use of social media to promote and engage with consumers and audience, successfully running busy Twitter and Facebook accounts for my parenting blog and for Heart Thames Valley.
Area Covered: Feature writing (specialising in family issues), copywriting, guest blog posts, press releases
Summary: I have more than five years experience working as a Broadcast and Online Journalist for the UK's largest commercial radio brand. This includes working as Breakfast Editor and Acting News Editor.
I have five years experience writing online features and now specialise in parenting issues for a range of family-oriented websites.
I have written for a number of print publications, from regional newspapers in the UK and a magazine in India.
I have also worked for a leading children's charity in the UK, in an assistant PR and community admin role. I have also volunteered for a large charity helping victims of domestic abuse. In this role I researched and wrote a manual for women entering a refuge centre. This has since been used as an example of Best Practise across the charity.
Job Title: Freelance Journalist
Description: Freelance journalist and copywriter.
Writing feature articles on parenting issues for a range of family-oriented sites, including realparenting.co.uk and bornfreemumanddad.co.uk
Running parenting blog http://mothersalwaysright.wordpress.com
Writing online features for various stations within the Heart radio network.
Writing and reading news bulletins for various radio stations, including Heart Thames Valley and Heart West Country.
Job Title: Breakfast Editor
Company: Global Radio Services
Description: Writing and reading breakfast news bulletins for Heart Thames Valley.
Co-presenting breakfast show.
Reporting from the field, creating audio packages, writing online features.
Running Heart Thames Valley Facebook and Twitter accounts.
Job Title: Broadcast and Online Journalist
Description: Writing and reading the news for KCFM 99.8 in Hull.
Writing online features for the station's website.
Reporting from the field, creating audio packages, presenting 15 minute daily news programme.
Job Title: Writer
Company: Sivakasi Times
Description: Voluntary placement writing for a community magazine in India.
Writing up press releases, conducting and writing up interviews, writing features, investigating news stories.
Job Title: Assistant Press Officer and Community Administrator
Company: CLIC Sargent
Description: Writing letters to fundraisers.
Organising welcome packs for new fundraisers.
Writing press releases for local media.
Co-ordinating newsletters and welcome material for CLIC Sargent runners of the London Marathon.
Summary: I am a fully qualified journalist with a Distinction at Post-Graduate level.
I am fully trained in the use of an extensive range of software, including Wordpress, Gusto, Burli, Adobe Audition and News Matrix.
Degree: Post Graduate Diploma: Distinction
Field of Study: Broadcast and Online Journalism
University / College: University College Falmouth
Degree: BA (Hons) 2.1
Field of Study: English Literature
University / College: Cardiff University
Freelance journalist, writer & copywriter