- Bristol, GB
- £25 /hr
- Available now
I am a music, arts and youth journalist based in Bristol/ South Wales. I write interviews, reviews, previews and features for Venue, Metro, Red Handed (Film Editor), Clash Magazine,more...I am a music, arts and youth journalist based in Bristol/ South Wales. I write interviews, reviews, previews and features for Venue, Metro, Red Handed (Film Editor), Clash Magazine, Artrocker, Kruger (News Editor), The Big Issue Cymru, TheSite.org, BBC Wales, Big Times, Planet, New Welsh Review and Buzz among others.
I edited Swansea's Arts Magazine Platform from 2004 until May 2008, prior to this I worked as a Channel Editor for youth advice site TheSite.org from July 2001 until July 2004 and as a journalist for The Guardian (Education) across 2001.
I have an MA in Journalism from Goldsmith's College, London (2001) and another MA, this time in Creative Writing from Swansea University (2008). My debut collection of short stories will be published by Parthian in 2009.
I have undertaken several training course with Undercurrents Alternative Media in Swansea in the art of film making and editing and I am qualified to train others in film making, to screen films and use the equipment of a digital TV Studio.
I am available for freelance journalism and editing work (print, online, magazine, broadcast).
Area Covered: Britain esp South Wales and South West
Work Experience Summary: I have over 10 years experience as a journalist with clients ranging from The Guardian and the BBC to three years as journalist/ channel editor at national youth advice website TheSite.org. I went freelance in 2004 and write about the arts, popular/ contemporary music, literature, films, relationships, health and youth issues for a wide variety of regional and national press including Kruger (News Editor), Red Handed (Film Editor), Clash Magazine, Artrocker, New Welsh Review, Mslexia, Planet and many more.
Education Summary: I have two Masters Degrees:
MA Journalism - Goldsmiths College, London (2001) Pass
MA Creative Writing - Swansea University (2008) Pass with Merit (Distinction for my Dissertation).
Journalist/ Editor/ Writer