Alex Dowd

Writer, Editor, Layout Design

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  • LocationBrighton, United Kingdom

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About me

 

A Brighton-born enthusiastic writer and editor focusing on fashion. I create mock magazine spreads and layouts for my longer feature articles using Adobe InDesign as well as working in a busy Brighton bar. Having recently passed a NCTJ accredited Journalism diploma, I am now seeking employment within the industry, looking at opportunities that encompass all of the skills I have learnt along the way.

Skills

 

  • Fashion
  • Writing
  • Editing
  • Indesign
  • Word
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Proofreading and Copy Editing

Work history

Currently

Writer, Editor and Layout Design

Freelance

Aug 2016

2016

Assistant Manager

Indigo PUB CO

Mar 2015 - Apr 2016
  • Assistant Manager of busy Brighton pub in the city centres South lanes.

2014

Editorial Assistant

Taint Magazine

Aug 2013 - Jul 2014
  • A London-based publication showcasing politically charged creativity. Assisting with sourcing, curating and editing written features and production of the magazine. Kickstarter correspondence.

Education

2016

Journalism

Brighton Journalist Works

Aug 2015 - Jul 2016
  • I have just completed a diploma in journalism on Sussex University Campus in Brighton. Whilst on this NCTJ accreditted course I have studied and passed: Court reporting Essential media law Reporting Essential public affairs Shorthand 60 WPM Production Journalism Gained essential skills during this course such as the development of my own writing style, digital skills within Adobe InDesign and Wordpress, court reporting skills such as shorthand and the essential laws surrounding it.

2011

History, Politics, Law and Photography

Bhasvic

Aug 2009 - Jun 2011
  • 3 separate passes at History, Law and Politics at A Level. Photography was a year long period of study known as AS Level.

2009

8 Gcses

Longhill High School

Aug 2004 - Jul 2009
  • 8 GCSEs grades A-C A in English Literature and English Language B in Mathematics

Awards

2016

Journalism Diploma

  • Received a Pass in an NCTJ accredited journalism diploma. alexdowd.me