Creative, resourceful and experienced writer and editor, specialising in arts-focused journalism, working in print and digital media.
Specialising in longform editorial, social media, editorial direction and artistic commissions; project managing photoshoots and video content from concept to publication; recruiting and managing a global network of contributors; programming events and managing editorial budget.
Contributing to general editorial direction; commissioning, editing and publishing reviews; co-ordinating the site’s multi-platform social media presence; working toward securing high-profile artists for features coverage; represent the company at events as well as in the virtual domain and proactively working towards creating successful partnerships to generate revenue streams and generate brand awareness.
Delivered on-trend, shareable and culturally relevant articles that drive traffic without sacrificing quality; Created and established a new section of the website devoted to contemporary literature and cultural commentary — from Finnish poetry to Kim Kardashian; grew its profile and expanded the reach of the site; secured big-name interviews and high-profile contributions, seeing them through from concept to publication, whilst always seeking out and championing new, underground and avant-garde work of young writers. Formed strong, beneficial working relationships with authors, presses, galleries and publications in the UK, Europe and United States – allowing for effective cross-promotion and collaboration via multi-platform social media engagement – whilst also building and maintaining a diverse and expanding global network of contributors.
september 2011; july 2012