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Janette Marshall


Janette Marshall is a regular contributor of cookery/recipe and health features to My Weekly magazine. She also writes * food, health, diet and fitness, garden and interiors features for national

Janette Marshall is a regular contributor of cookery/recipe and health features to My Weekly magazine. She also writes

* food, health, diet and fitness, garden and interiors features for national magazines and newspapers,
* consumer and health care professional educational material for food industry web sites
* garden and homes features for national magazines
* develops recipes and works on new business strategies for the growing food, meal and diet box sector

Janette is also an author of cookery, food and fitness books, and has written books to accompany BBC television series.

She has edited the following magazines
• Healthy magazine
• Slimming World
• Tesco Healthy Living magazine
• BBC Good Health

and the following web sites
• BBC Head Room mental health web site launched 2008 as part of a two year Multiplatform Pan BBC campaign
• to accompany BBC series A Child Against All Odds, presented by Professor Robert Winston on IVF/fertility

Other magazine roles
* Deputy Editor, BBC Good Food magazine
* Editor Your Week for Weight Watchers
* Food editor Top Sante
* Health editor, Eve magazine
* Launch team, Delicious magazine, Gourmet magazine

• Fat Nation: The Big Challenge (BBC/Dorling Kindersley, 2004) Award - Consumer Book Award, Medical Journalists Association
• Life Lessons from Winnie-the-Pooh (Egmont, 2004)
• The New Eat for Life (Vermilion, 2003)
• Fighting Fat, Fighting Fit (BBC Books, 2001) Award – Which? best diet book for healthy weight loss
• Food and Drink, complete cookery know how (BBC, 2000)

Qualifications and Training
BA - First Class Hons, English, London.
Pre-entry Course and Proficiency Certificate in Journalism, National Council for Training of Journalists (NCTJ)
Higher National Diploma (Wine & Spirit Education Trust)

Professional organisations
Guild of Health Writers – past vice-chair, secretary, organiser Writing Awards
Guild Food Writers – past secretary, judge annual awards
Medical Journalists Association – member

Specialist areas

Looking for commissions for forthcoming foodie road trip round New Zealand, North and South Islands. Accepting feature and commercial projects about health, 'edible gardening' and lifestyle subjects. Trained journalist, happy to write for consumer press, web sites and in-store and in-house purblications. Former health and food magazine editor, now freelance. With an eye for detail Janette is thorough and able to synthesise and analyse knowledge quickly, and present it as clear and concise copy. Those working with her attest to her efficient organisational skills, and ability to lead by example and inspire high standards in editorial and art teams. She is also able to meet and maintain demands of clients of consumer publishers. AND MORE - COOKERY TOO Janette is also a keen cook and author of several cookbooks. She is a regular contributor to women's magazine cookery pages developing original recipes, food styling and working with photographers to produce delicious imagery.


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