NCTJ-qualified journalist and copywriter with experience writing for brands and creative projects. Strong experience in: Internal and external communications Working to and writing briefs Generating ideas Content sourcing and storytelling Creating and presenting campaignsLocked Pro Plan feature
Sourcing stories and creating content for Port magazine's online shop.
Working within the Brand team and reporting directly into the Brand Director to: - Produce creative deliverables, ensuring all output is aligned with brand platform, style and voice - Develop copy for all communications including traditional, editorial and digital - Collaborate with the wider creative team and other departments on original concept creation - Generate ideas for, create and present campaigns to the Operating Board and wider stakeholders - Create copy for marketing materials, email headlines, in-store POS - Create content storytelling - Produce slogans for Paperchase product including cards, notebooks, journals etc - Proofread product - Member of the Employee Forum; actively working to promote engagement and improve culture at Paperchase - Member of the Sustainability Forum; improving our environmental impact and how we communicate our corporate social responsibility to our customers
Video editing work placement under the guidance of Amy Ashenden, Video Editor (6th - 10th August 2018)
Writer for Dear Boy magazine. Articles: - Me, Myself and Sex: Story 1 (Issue 03am, May 2018) - Me, Myself and Sex: Stories 2 and 3 (extended web piece)
Writer: - Zimbabwean Author to Make UK Debut at Literary Festival (5th June 2018) - Death in Dulwich, Homocide in Herne Hill (26th April 2018) - From Norway to South London for a Film Festival First (18th April 2018)
Gay Marriage Laws Still Not Equal in England and Wales - 10th October 2018 https://www.thegayuk.com/gay-marriage-laws-still-not-equal-in-england-and-wales/ Is Gay Twitter Too Cliquey? - 2nd August 2017 https://www.thegayuk.com/comment-is-gay-twitter-just-too-darn-cliquey/
40 week part-time course covering: - Multimedia and video journalism - Journalism portfolio (70% A) - Essential journalism (67% B) - Shorthand (Teeline) (100wpm gold standard) - Essential media law (75% A) - Court reporting (76% A) - Essential public affairs (80% A) - Production journalism (65% B)