Rhiannon Williams

Deputy News Editor

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

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Skills

 

  • TV
  • Copywriting
  • Journalism
  • Blogs
  • Online
  • Print
  • Creative
  • Proofreading
  • Web Content
  • Media
  • Popular Culture
  • Office
  • Word

Work history

Currently

Deputy News Editor

Sky

May 2015
  • I am currently working as DNE on the Foreign Desk at Sky News on a regular freelance basis. This role includes coordinating and overseeing the foreign desk, newsgathering and helping all the teams in the bureaux and in the field deliver the necessary output for TV.

2015

Deputy Editor

Healthcare Business International

May 2014 - May 2015
  • Healthcare Business International is a publisher that looks at and reports on the growing private healthcare. I was Deputy Editor for both the Emerging Markets and European titles, and my job included writing business news and feature articles, editing all articles before publication and managing three junior journalists. I have written several in-depth reports on a wide variety of topics such as investor trends in the Developing World, the Georgian private healthcare sector, the international expansion of US not-for-profit hospitals and the future of telehealth in Europe.

2014

Senior English News Editor

Albawaba

Mar 2013 - Apr 2014
  • I selected, wrote and edited news articles for an online news website with a Middle Eastern focus. As the Senior English News Editor, I managed and was responsible for the news team and have written several in-depth reports on the Syrian crisis, Jordan's relationship to the Palestine-Israel peace talks and the 2013 Egyptian revolution. Al Bawaba is the largest independent producer and distributor of content in the Middle East.

2013

Editor

The Jordan Times

Jan 2013 - Dec 2013
  • I was responsible for all editorial aspects of the daily publication's front page. I also contributed my own articles for the newspaper on a variety of different issues, including Israel's policies on Palestinian refugees and the US' military backing of Jordan in light of the Syrian crisis.

Education

2012

International Relations

Durham University

Sep 2009 - May 2012