Hannah Smith

Freelance journalist, editor and content writer

Manchester, United Kingdom
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About me

I am an award-winning freelance journalist, content writer, copywriter and editor with 14 years' experience in B2B and B2C publishing. I specialise in asset management, financial advice, wealth management and personal finance. I've produced for BBC Radio 5 Live's business desk, and I've had bylines in Shares Magazine, FE Trustnet Magazine, Money Observer, Citywire, Investment Week, Metro, MoneyWeek, New Model Adviser, P2P Finance News, the Independent, BBC Business Online, and many more. I also undertake content creation, copywriting and editing for a wide range of corporate clients. I've worked with creative agencies including Publicis Blueprint, August, Redwood, and John Brown Media; and brands including UBS, Fidelity International, IG Group, American Express and Credit Suisse. I'm also available for media consultancy work.

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  • Journalism
  • Copywriting
  • Article Writing
  • Content and Media Writing
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Business Journalism
  • Online Journalism
  • Editiorial
  • Editing Copy
  • Print Journalism

Companies I’ve worked with

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    Hannah Smith Journalist Ltd

    Work history


    Freelance journalist

    Hannah Smith Journalist Ltd

    Aug 2015
    • Manchester, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • I have been a freelance financial journalist, content writer and editor for five years, writing editorial and branded content for financial companies and B2B and B2C publications. Before that I spent 10 years working in various roles in the financial trade press on Investment Week and Fund Strategy.



    Sep 2003 - Jun 2006
    • London, United Kingdom
    • I have a First Class Honours degree in Social Anthropology, and I was also joint winner of the Sallnow Prize for most original dissertation.



    Freelance Investment Journalist of the Year

    Kames Capital

    • These awards celebrate excellence in investment journalism and are judged by a panel of industry experts from both institutional and wholesale markets. https://www.kamescapital.com/Kames-Capital-Journalism-Awards-2019-results.aspx