- Birmingham, GB
- £25 /hr
- Available now
I’m a freelance copywriter, editor and cross-platform producer with five years' experience online and in print, primarily for Channel 4. I have high editorial standards andmore...I’m a freelance copywriter, editor and cross-platform producer with five years' experience online and in print, primarily for Channel 4. I have high editorial standards and great attention to detail, and am also familiar with HTML, InDesign and the principles of SEO for online copy.
Area Covered: Birmingham, London
Summary: 04/07—11/08: Editor, 4Talent magazine
Promoted to oversee rebrand and re-launch of 4Talent’s national magazine as a 200-page bi-annual title, distributed UK-wide through selected independent outlets, major creative events and media festivals
04/07—11/08: Senior Site Editor, 4Talent
Promoted to lead a team of commissioning editors across four editorial hubs based in London, Birmingham, Glasgow and Belfast. I successfully extended the brand across various social networks, quadrupled the subscriber base and exec-produced various projects, including the annual 4Talent Awards
07/06—03/07: Commissioning Editor, 4Talent West Midlands
Commissioning, writing and sub-editing online features, videos and audio podcasts for Channel 4's extensive new talent resource
07/05—03/07: Deputy Editor & Senior Writer, TEN4 magazine
Co-launched quarterly creative publication for Channel 4’s IDEASFACTORY, with circulation of 15,000, which would later become 4Talent magazine
08/04—06/06: Deputy Editor, IDEASFACTORY West Midlands
In-house writer, online features editor and project manager for Channel 4’s RTS Award-winning creative industries resource, based at Maverick TV
Also various freelance commissions, including Channel 4, The Guardian, lastminute.com, Temper BMC, Birmingham City Council and The Birmingham Post.
Company: Channel 4
Description: Editorship of 4Talent's 200-page biannual magazine, distributed UK-wide through selected independent outlets, major creative events and media festivals. Including commissioning, writing and sub-editing features with leading media figures, overseeing a team of over 60 freelance journalists, photographers, illustrators and designers.
Education Summary: 2001—2004: BA English Language & Literature, University of Birmingham (First)
2006: NCTJ Media Law for Periodical Journalists (Merit)
Copywriter and Editor