Amy Wakeham
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Amy Wakeham

Digital copywriter and freelance journalistLondon, United Kingdom
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Amy Wakeham

Digital copywriter and freelance journalistLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I'm a digital copywriter and journalist specialising in fashion, beauty, pop culture, social commentary, travel and the arts. I'm open to suggestions of full time and freelancing roles as a journalist or copywriter.
Projects
  • 10 Free Things To Do This Weekend, SheerLuxe.com
    10 Free Things To Do This Weekend, SheerLuxe.comI compiled this article for SheerLuxe.com on the top 10 events happening around the UK that weekend. The article involved comprehensive event and image research, as well as implementing my writing skills.
  • Is Maximalism The New Minimalism? TheMetropolist.co.uk
    Is Maximalism The New Minimalism? TheMetropolist.co.ukI wrote the fashion feature Is Maximalism The New Minimalism? for The Metropolist on the new maximalist and flamboyant trend sweeping the catwalks in 2016.
  • Ways To Wear The Shacket, F&F Clothing
    Ways To Wear The Shacket, F&F ClothingI built the Ways To Wear The Shacket editorial for F&F Clothing in order to explain and market the product to the customer, as well as to inspire them. The feature includes video, multiple imagery and search engine optimised copy.
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Work history
    Freelance Journalist
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    I contribute the column ‘Just the job’ to every issue of The Linguist magazine, for which I source and interview languages graduates about their careers as linguists.
    Founder
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    I recently founded WritingStyle, a weekly email newsletter featuring social commentary, pop culture, fashion features, travel articles and more. Sign up at www.tinyletter.com/writingstyle
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Skills
  • Writing
  • Digital Copywriting
  • Digital Content
  • Interviews
  • Catwalk Analysis
  • Fact Checking
  • Editing
  • Freelance Writing/subbing/proofreading
  • Socail Media
  • Cultural Awareness
Education
    NCTJ Diploma in Journalism
    London, United Kingdom
    I commenced studying via distance learning for my NCTJ Diploma in Journalism in January 2017. I plan to complete it in September 2017.
    English Literature, French
     - Birmingham, United Kingdom
    I was awarded a First Class degree in English Literature and French Studies from the University of Birmingham. My four year course included a year abroad studying at the University of Liege in Belgium.
Awards
    Joan Barnwell Prize in French Literature, University of Birmingham
    I was awarded the Joan Barnwell Prize for French Literature at the end of my degree for my attainments and marks achieved within the french literature modules.