Adaptable, creative, lateral thinker. Quick to learn. Confident in producing fluent copy for differing markets and audiences.
I'm conscientious and, of course, have excellentmore...Adaptable, creative, lateral thinker. Quick to learn. Confident in producing fluent copy for differing markets and audiences.
I'm conscientious and, of course, have excellent communication skills!
Freelance writer, October 2011 – present
Website and brochure copy commissions have included writing for the sectors of art & design, entertainment, food, IT and sport.
Editor, Wave magazine, May 2008 – October 2011
I brought a largely left field, politically biased magazine to a much wider audience, thereby increasing ad revenue. I oversaw the creation of new, more accessible and fun content that wouldn’t alienate the existing readership and advertisers. Duties included: planning and writing features, conducting interviews, sourcing news stories, writing reviews, compiling event listings, writing advertorial copy, commissioning freelancers, copy-editing, sub-editing, proofreading, content design and picture sourcing.
Contributing editor, Latest Art magazine, March – May 2008
Reporting remotely on the arts scene in New York City.
Assistant Editor, Latest Sussex magazine, Oct 2007 – March 2008, Brighton
Duties included: arranging and conducting interviews, transcribing, copy-editing, sub-editing and proofreading.
Sub-editor, The Local Mag magazine, June – August 2008, London
Sub-editor, Boat News magazine, March 2008 – May 2008, Brighton