Rebecca Routledge

Senior Digital Content Writer

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  • LocationHolmbridge, Holmfirth, United Kingdom

About me

 

With a postgraduate diploma in journalism, I have approximately 15 years of experience working as a researcher, writer and editor. During my career, I have successfully adopted a wide range of writing styles - producing everything from legal content for the UK government's Business Link website to humorous marketing emails for the daily deals company Living Social. I am a conscientious individual and a stickler for good grammar.

Skills

 

  • Copywriting
  • Journalism
  • Html
  • Proofreading
  • Editing Proofreading
  • Business Writing
  • Copy for SEO
  • Legal Writing

Work history

2015

Senior Digital Content Writer

Thomson Reuters

Nov 2009 - Aug 2015
  • I researched, wrote and edited daily and weekly legal bulletins, updating lawyers on the latest news, journal articles, cases, legislation, official publications and events relating to the sectors in which they practised. During my time in this role, I produced a bulletin writers' style guide. Prior to this, I researched, wrote and edited the content on the government's Business Link website, including regulatory updates.

2012

Copywriter

Living Social

Aug 2011 - Sep 2012
  • I wrote humorous marketing emails for the daily deals website Living Social.

2009

News Correspondent

Adfero

Mar 2008 - Nov 2009
  • I researched and wrote news and features for companies’ websites, adhering to SEO principles, and uploaded them onto a content management system. I was also responsible for editing the copy of colleagues.

2009

Reporter

Digital Spy

May 2009 - Sep 2009
  • I monitored a variety of media sources and wrote celebrity news stories, including HTML tags, based on this research. I then uploaded the stories onto a content management system.

2006

Columnist

Trinity Media

Jan 2005 - Jul 2006
  • I wrote a column for the Huddersfield Examiner, as well as regularly contributing other articles to the newspaper.

2006

City Editor

Itchy Media

May 2005 - Jan 2006
  • As editor of a guide book and a magazine about Leeds, I was responsible for a team of writers. I recruited writers and assigned and edited their work, ensuring they adhered to the company’s in-house style guide.

2005

Freelance Journalist

Tim White Media Consultancy

Apr 2004 - Jul 2005
  • I worked as a freelance news and sports reporter for companies such as Sky Television and Viking FM Radio.

2004

Sports Presenter

Bauer Radio

Nov 2003 - May 2004
  • I was the sports presenter on the Magic 828 breakfast show and assistant producer on Radio Aire’s exclusive Leeds United Live programme. I combined my sports role with general news duties.

2002

Production Researcher

Legal Network Television

Jan 2000 - Dec 2002
  • I organised filming locations, identified experts on various aspects of law, composed questions for interviewees, collected material for graphics, operated the autocue, produced the daily call-sheet and took minutes, as well as liaising with the legal researchers and various producers to ensure the whole production process ran smoothly.

Education

2003

Journalism

Leeds Trinity University

Jan 2003 - Nov 2003