- London, GB
- £7 /hr
- Available now
expert on business, sport and lifestyle. I am currently a journalist at the Financial Times. Former journalist at BBC, The Guardian, The Times, The Independent, ESPN and localmore...expert on business, sport and lifestyle. I am currently a journalist at the Financial Times. Former journalist at BBC, The Guardian, The Times, The Independent, ESPN and local and regional titles in UK
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Job Title: FT.com companies online editor
Description: Financial Times - Deputy Online Editor, Companies
-Commissioning, subbing, editing and writing articles for online;
-Preparing morning list for conference;
-Writing material for FT.com; including material for interactive graphics, profiles and sundries as required;
-Commissioning interactive graphics, extra material for FT.com in consultation with desk heads, reporters and interactive team;
-Coordinating Companies team’s social media presence, including running the twitter.com/companies output;
-Share editing duties.
Job Title: freelance writing
Description: -Write 2-3 analysis pieces about online sports trading for the quarterly Trading Insight
-Write occasional analysis pieces for other special reports, including two 800-word pieces for this summer’s Horse Racing supplement
-Write for the Olympics section
Job Title: sports reporter and sub editor
Company: The Guardian newspaper
Description: Sub-editor and reporter on the sports desk.
Job Title: special reporter
Company: bbc online
Description: Brought on to the team to be a reporter on the special team for the Commonwealth Games in 2002. During my time the sports section won two national awards for its content and one international award.
Job Title: betting shop manager / supervisor
Company: ladbrokes plc
Description: I was in charge of a number of betting shop in the London area, some with an annual turnover of more than £1m per annum. In 1992, I won an award for bet settling – the lost art of settling bets without the use of a computer, and when I managed my first shop at 18, I was the youngest betting shop manager in the UK.
Job Title: editor / reporter
Company: dimbleby newspaper group
Description: Worked as senior news reporter and sports editor at both newspapers, which were both owned by David Dimbleby. Role included regular contact with RFU at Twickenham.
Job Title: gambling editor / football league writer
Company: espn soccernet
Description: I was the English league football editor for ESPN Soccernet – the biggest football betting site in the world. I advised and help set up the betting zone, which was the most profitable section of the site.