Kelsey Purnell

Content Executive

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  • LocationBurntwood, United Kingdom

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About me

 

With Extensive experience in the journalism industry; working as a executive content writer for an online company, producing product descriptions, researching and writing blog articles in a conversational, engaging style for both men and women, and editing all content before website publication. Previous work prior to this includes; Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) one of the world's leading live entertainment companies, interviewing international music artists for Signal 1 radio and MTV.

Skills

 

  • Fashion
  • Radio
  • TV
  • Multimedia
  • Blogs
  • Online
  • Print
  • Sports
  • Wordpress
  • Entertainment
  • News
  • Environment
  • Media
  • Avid
  • Excel
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word

Work history

2013

Reality TV Researcher & Reporter

Entertainmentwise

May 2012 - Oct 2013
  • • Interviewing celebrities in a wide range of circumstances. • Writing copy for publication on a tight deadline. • Building contacts and sources for use in future stories. • Fact-checking the information given to by a source. • Creating blog publications. • Voxpops for TV and Radio. • Communications assistant. • Social Media assistant updating Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn.

2013

Freelance Broadcast Journalist

Signal 1 Radio Station

Jul 2010 - Jun 2013
  • • Head of PR – driving the stations strategy and execution forward. • Video Journalist – Filming and interviewing international music stars and world record attempts. • Overseeing the delivery of the stations communications through its public relations, campaigns and publicity efforts. • Editor and Producer of online video and written content and writing press releases. • Communications assistant - reported to the communications director and provided both communication and administrative support.

2011

MTV Work Experience

MTV London

Dec 2011 - Dec 2011
  • Reporter, editor, producer

2011

Junior Assistant

MUTV Manchers United TV

Jul 2011 - Aug 2011
  • reporter, editor, junior producer

Content Writer

Siren Online

May 2013
  • • Researching and producing online blog articles – working on various projects simultaneously. • Product Copywriting – creating original content descriptions for all online products – luxury lingerie. • Ability to tailor own writing-style appealing to Siren Online customers. • Generating high volume of engaging copy. • Supporting and deputizing for the Online Editor when required. Researching, contributing ideas and copy for homepages and features. • Market researcher – in-depth research into competitors and compile written reports of findings and statistics. • Maintaining databases.

Education

2012

Broadcast Journalism

Staffordshire University UK

Aug 2009 - Jun 2012
  • 2:1 BA Hons