Nicky Armstrong

Editor

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Teaching
  • Editing
  • Journalism
  • Blogs
  • Online
  • Human Interest
  • News
  • Proofreading
  • Languages
  • Spanish

Work history

2016

Editor

PEN Catala

Aug 2014 - Jul 2016
  • PEN Català, works to promote the freedom of expression and draw attention to editors and journalists in certain countries, such as Russia, Turkey, China and Syria, that have been imprisoned or killed for their journalistic work. I worked with PEN Catala to edit and proofread all texts produced in English as well as assisting with EU project proposals. Additional I interviewed writers and poets that came to Barcelona, Spain through the ICORN Cities of refuge programme.

2016

Proofreader

DIXIT Translation

Jun 2015 - Jul 2016
  • Editing and proofreading newspaper supplements for USA Today, Newsweek, The Independent and The Times. Short publications focused on individual countries development economically and internationally.

2014

Editor In Chief

The International Political

Aug 2012 - Aug 2014
  • The International Political Forum is a non-partisan platform for politically engaged young people around the world. Inspiring a greater understanding and respect for the complexity of our world. Here I worked to edit and publish news stories daily from young writers as well as commissioning specific stories.

2013

Archivist & Events Assistant

The Frontline Club

Jan 2012 - Apr 2013
  • The Frontline Club is an independent club for journalists, rooted in the freelance video news industry. They hold various talks and film screenings on current issues, bringing together some of the world’s best journalists, photographers and filmmakers. Here I worked to archive news footage in preparation for the files to handed over to the British Library. Additionally I worked as an events assistant in the evening, assisting with the evening talks and film screenings on world politics and current events.

2013

Project Manager

Omni Colour Presentations

Aug 2009 - Apr 2013
  • Small-bespoke design and print studio. Working with independent artists and galleries to produce one of pieces of art and prints. Here I managed a small teams of designers, project delivery and budgets. Additional I managed client relations and the companies online presence.

Education

2016

International Relations

Queen Mary, University of London

Aug 2015 - Jul 2016

    2009

    Graphic Design

    Leeds College of Art and Design

    Aug 2006 - Jun 2009