I am a creative writer always keen to apply my skills and experience to an engaging project. Educated to degree level in Journalism, I am able to apply the following to any activity: • Copy Writing • Proof Reading • Journalism • Social Media/Blogging • Sub Editing • In-depth knowledge of Wordpress, tumblr and Blogger. • Working knowledge of Drupal CMS • Working knowledge of Photoshop • Press release writing • SEO and online marketing strategies As well as this specific skill-set, I am able to bring an imaginative and unique approach to creating valuable and productive content and copy.
Undertaking copywriting, journalistic and blogging projects for a number of clients as and when required. Recent employers include the Greenland Eyes International Film Festival, the digital copywriting platform Great Content, the fashion material supplier Quick Fabrics and a number of other freelance contractors.
Producing the service descriptions for an international energy services company. Ad hoc copywriting briefs as and when required for the Sales and Marketing team. Proofing and editing case studies, reports and internal newsletter.
Blogging and handling Twitter account for online retailer of high quality interior design and homeware items. Uploading products, product descriptions and editing images.
Detailed, accurate and fast reading of scanned and online media content for a media monitoring company. Summary writing of news stories.
Writing short fiction for the forever story website; a creative project raising money for autistic children.
Updating database with authors’ details and progress of manuscripts Dealing with editor’s queries regarding the Manuscript tracking system (Electronic Journal Press) Obtaining and granting copyright permission Dealing with incoming and outgoing correspondence Proofreading Maintaining files for Editors Cover for office manager when required
Working in a subsidiary of accountants specialising in virtual offices. General Post room assistance Dealing with queries via telephone and email Meeting with clients visiting the offices Scanning and emailing mail
A three year degree course at the University of the Arts, London College of Communication in all forms of Journalism. A series of workshops, lectures, seminars, directed reading and practical work in the College’s multimedia newsroom provided the skills and experience for a range of various research and investigation methods.