I have a BA Hons Journalism from the University of Central Lancashire (NCTJ-credited), graduating in 2002 and specialising in online journalism, with 13 years' experience as a journalist, sub-editor and
I have a BA Hons Journalism from the University of Central Lancashire (NCTJ-credited), graduating in 2002 and specialising in online journalism, with 13 years' experience as a journalist, sub-editor and web editor for consumer, business, public sector and not-for-profit organisations.
I've been successfully working as a freelance content editor and journalist since July 2012 and have built up a range of clients spanning charities, publishers, corporate websites and PR agencies. I am confident in adapting my writing and editing skills to suit a wide range of audiences and styles, including producing audio content for websites.
As well as my experience writing online editorial, I've written copy for newspapers, helped shape fundraising bids and written submissions and marketing material for a commercial broadcaster. In addition, I've worked in front of the camera and on the radio as a broadcast journalist.
Strong experience and knowledge of online media and social media strategies.
Trained in moderating discussion boards, media law and copyright.
Consultancy experience with business start-ups looking for editorial support.
Experience editing and writing for web, radio, TV, and mobile applications.
Producer of audio podcasts and videos.
Understanding SEO (Associated Newspapers course).
Advanced subbing course (Media Training).
Web accessibility training (Web Credible).
Web usability training (Web Credible).
Young Journalist of the Year, Greater London 1996.
Health and wellbeing, looking after your finances/benefits and tax, consumer habits/law, home, technology, lifestyle, relationships and the youth sector, lifestyle and parenting.