Michael Landon

Freelance journalist


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Work history


Freelance Journalist

Brasil Observer

Jan 2013
  • Using my experience to lead on sub-editing and proof-reading all English content on the dual-language newspaper, The Brasil Observer. Subbing and proof-reading all copy on InDesign CS 5.5, writing editorial content, writing headlines and sub-decks


Sub Editor & Staff Writer

Programme Master

May 2012 - Aug 2012
  • Working as a full-time freelance sub-editor and staff writer on the Official Tottenham Hotspur FC magazine and programme, Official Rugby 2012/13 Yearbook, Rewind Music Festival programmes and other titles. Subbing and proof-reading all copy on InDesign CS 5 Writing headlines and sub-decks Writing magazine and programme content Picture sourcing


Online Editor & Social Media Manager


Mar 2012 - May 2012
  • Working as online editor for a website and managing social media accounts of sport personalities including the social media profile of tennis legend Chris Evert. Writing and subbing content. In charge of all website content and a group of writers Managing social media accounts of sport personalities Marketing through social media – Facebook, YouTube and Twitter Working with experienced writers from The Guardian, Daily Mirror and The Times on publication content



Sport Journalism

University of the Arts, London

Sep 2008 - Sep 2011
  • First BA Hons Sport Journalism degree attained


English and Media Studies

Charles Darwin School Sixth Form

Aug 2001 - Jun 2003
  • A - Levels