Helen Graves

Writer and Editor

  • LevelSenior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsWriter - Editor - Copywriter
  • Marko Tadic
  • James Drury
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About me

I’m a freelance recipe developer, food and travel writer and editor. I’ve written for publications including The Guardian, The Times, The Evening Standard, Sainsbury’s Magazine and others. I am also the Editor of Pit, an independent magazine about live fire cooking and smoking, which was recently shortlisted for Launch of The Year in the Stack Magazine Awards.

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Skills

  • Feature Writing
  • Food Styling
  • Food Blogging
  • Food Photography
  • Editing
  • Recipe Development
  • Social Media Management
  • Editorial

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  • S

    Self Employed

    • L

      Londonist

      • J

        Just Opened London

        • P

          Pit magazine

          Work history

          Currently

          Freelance Food Writer and Recipe Developer

          Self Employed

          Jun 2017
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Freelance
          • I am a freelance food writer and recipe developer. I've written on food for The Guardian, The Times, The Evening Standard, Baku Magazine, Sainsbury's Magazine, Good Things Magazine and others. I am also a recipe developer and I create recipes for Sainsbury's Magazine, Great British Chefs and other websites and magazines. I have created recipes for brands including Sarson’s; Peter’s Yard; BRITA; Branston; Big Green Egg; Irish Beef; Diageo; LIDL; Aldi; Lee Kum Kee; Norge Seafood; Organic Trade Board; Tofoo Tofu; Jus-Rol; Tilda; Cirio; Berry Gardens; Spanish Chorizo Consortium; Leisure Range Cookers; Samsung; Alaska Seafood UK; Lurpak.

          Currently

          Apr 2017
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Freelance
          • Pit is an independent magazine about live fire cooking and smoking, published twice a year.

          2018

          Group Editor

          Just Opened London

          Apr 2017 - May 2018
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Freelance
          • As Group Editor I produced editorial content for Just Opened London - a website about newly opened restaurants and bars. I also ensured editorial quality for the group as a whole, including sister site Just Opened New York.

          2017

          Food and Drink Editor

          Londonist

          Aug 2015 - Mar 2017
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Freelance
          • As Food and Drink Editor I was responsible for producing and commissioning all food and drink content for the website.

          Education

          Currently

          PhD Psychological Medicine

          King’s College London

          Sep 2012
          • London, United Kingdom
          • My PhD is a new framework for process evaluations of psychological interventions. I have applied this framework to a randomised controlled trial of a nurse-led psychological intervention designed to improve glycaemic control in people with type 2 diabetes.

          2008

          MSc Health Psychology

          UCL

          Sep 2006 - Jun 2008
          • London, United Kingdom

          2004

          (Hons) BSc Psychology

          Oxford Brookes

          Sep 2001 - Jun 2004
          • Oxford, United Kingdom
          • 2:1

          Awards

          2013

          Fresh Faces in Food Writing

          Young British Foodies