Evan Parker

Blogger and journalist

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

About me

 

I am a budding writer with some success with scriptwriting for the BBC and journalism for various publications. I am looking to take the next step to further my writing in these sectors. I exude creativity and always approach a task with lateral thinking.

Skills

 

  • Fashion
  • Advertising
  • Events
  • Film
  • Marketing PR
  • Theatre
  • TV
  • Design
  • Excel
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word

Work history

Currently

Blogger

Insider-london

May 2014
  • My role is to write blog posts that tie in with Insider-London's walking tours. I write about Kings Cross, The Silicon Roundabout, modern architecture. street art and more.

Currently

Gallery Invigilator

Design Museum

Nov 2008
  • -Looking after exhibits and patrolling the gallery floors -Giving information to visitors -Staffing interactive workshops in specific exhibitions- i.e. demonstrating 3d printers in 2013 -Working from the admissions desk- selling tickets, cloakroom and booking groups -Working events and private views

2014

Theatre Reviewer

Theatrefullstop

May 2014 - Nov 2014
  • I attended plays, wrote reviews and conducted interviews for the company Wordpress blog

2014

Communciations Intern

Aloff Theatre

Jul 2014 - Sep 2014
  • August 2014 – Present Aloff Theatre, London My role was to help the theatre company prepare for an upcoming production using: -Marketing -Writing blogs about rehearsals and meetings related to upcoming productions -Managing social media and uploading content via CMS

2013

Guest Ambassador

The View From the Shard

Dec 2012 - Aug 2013
  • -meeting and greeting visitors and giving information about the attraction and London -Fire safety -Selling merchandise and tickets to visitors

2012

Scriptwriter

British Broadcasting Corporation

Jul 2010 - Jan 2012
  • - I was part of the writing team for EastEnders E20- a spin off of EastEnders. Broadcast on BBC three and iplayer, it was watched by over 1 million people. I wrote the script for the final episode of the series. The writing competition to get onto the writing team was applied to in the hundreds nationwide. -I attended storylining and character workshops, where we devised the plot and characters for the series. I was active in rewriting my own script and giving constructive feedback to other writers -I attended pitching sessions, script read-throughs and filming days

2008

Music Journalist

Base.ad

Dec 2006 - Jan 2008
  • -Attending and reviewing live gigs -Reviewing singles and albums -Writing features- I wrote a feature on Brixton band Alabama 3 -Attending meetings

Education

2010

Media and Creative Industries

University of East London

Dec 2006 - Apr 2010
  • Three module course, studying media studies, journalism and creative writing