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Richard Godwin

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  • LevelSenior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsFeature Writer - Editor - Writer

About me

I'm a freelance journalist with over ten years of experience writing and editing for top newspapers and magazines. I specialise in features, interviews, columns and reviews.

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  • Writing
  • Editing
  • Content
  • Management
  • French
  • Russian

Work history


Freelance writer

ES, The Times, Guardian, Mr Porter...

Feb 2015
  • Freelance
  • As a freelance writer, I specialise in long form articles on subjects across the arts, culture, technology, fashion, food, business and politics. I'm an experienced interviewer - from Bjork to the Dalai Lama - and I write a current affairs column for the London Evening Standard.


Senior Writer

London Evening Standard

Sep 2003 - Feb 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • I started my career as a researcher on the features desk of the Evening Standard. I moved to the arts desk where I rose to become Deputy Arts Editor. My last role before I left to go freelance was Senior Writer. I have written a weekly column for the paper since 2007.



2:1 MA (Hons) Modern Languages (French and Russian)

Oxford University

Sep 1999 - Jun 2003
  • Oxford, United Kingdom



Columnist of the Year

British Press Awards

  • I have been shortlisted twice for columnist of the year at the British Press Awards (2013 & 2015)