Harriet Notton

Showbiz Writer

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

About me

 

I am a journalist with a sound knowledge of social media strategy and three years experience working for consumer magazines.

Skills

 

  • Events
  • Critic
  • Editing
  • Journalism
  • Creative
  • Proofreading
  • Web Content
  • Popular Culture
  • Word

Work history

Currently

Showbiz Writer

Hearst

Sep 2015
  • Write and sub the Entertainment Edit pages (selecting and reviewing audience appropriate TV shows and films). Interview and maintain professional relationships with a wide range of household names. Produce features on a variety of topics from emotionally charged celebrity tributes to write-arounds. Commission and edit freelance copy. Liaise with celebrity columnists ensuring deadlines are met and changes are approved. Process invoices for agencies, celebrities and journalists. Act as a brand ambassador at press days and evening events.

2015

Entertainment Writer & Editorial Assistant

Bauer Media

Jun 2013 - Aug 2015
  • Independently authored the Entertainment section for ZOO magazine in addition to the TV listings and letters pages. Produced hard-hitting real life features and entertaining opinion pieces. Commissioned stringers and freelancers. Was solely in charge of admin duties for both FHM & ZOO. Conducted face-to-face interviews with a wide range of stars from international musicians to film directors.

Education

2013

French and Spanish

University of Southampton

Aug 2009 - Apr 2013
  • BA (Hons) French and Spanish, 2:1 obtained