Mark Hooper

Freelance Editor / Writer / Consultant

Level
Senior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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Projects

Projects credited in

About me

An award-winning editor, journalist, copywriter, author and consultant with over 25 years experience.

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Skills

  • Editing
  • Copwriting
  • Curating Content
  • Curating

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Hearst Magazines UK

    Hearst Magazines UK

    • Publishing
  • Channel 4

    Channel 4

    • Television
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    made by blah™

    • Design
  • Esquire Magazine UK

    Esquire Magazine UK

    • Publishing

Work history

2018

Editorial Director

Hole & Corner

Feb 2013 - Nov 2018
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Founding editor of acclaimed independent magazine / brand agency focusing on celebrating craft, beauty, passion and skill in the creative industries

2013

Editor-in-Chief

Redwood BBDO

Feb 2007 - Feb 2013
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Overseeing an integrated customer communication strategy for Virgin Media from launch, including a multi-award-winning magazine and digital solutions including email, social media and apps for a combined audience of 3.2million.

2007

Editor, 4Music

Channel 4

Feb 2006 - Feb 2007
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Responsible for managing and commissioning Channel 4’s music website including its rebranding as 4Music and introducing a nationwide talent search.

2006

Associate Editor

Esquire Magazine UK

Feb 2005 - Feb 2006
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Style and Travel Editor, responsible for commissioning and editing the back section of Esquire UK as well as contributing features.

2005

Deputy Editor

i-D magazine

Jun 2000 - Feb 2005
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Responsible for the commissioning, editing and writing of features, plus editing the front section and deputising for the editor on this globally-renowned fashion culture magazine.

2000

Associate Editor

Arena Magazine

Feb 1995 - Jun 2000
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Editing, commissioning and writing for UK's first men's lifestyle magazine, including editing both the front section and opinion section.

Awards

2008

Launch of the year, Editorial Solution, Best Overall Creative Solution, Best Designed Magazine

PPA

  • Virgin Media Electric! magazine