After gaining A-Levels in Media and English Literature I decided to follow my passions with a BA (Hons) degree in Film, graduating from the University of Falmouth in 2010. Professionally writing from 2008, I quickly worked my way up from local publications to regional magazines and eventually the national music press before graduating. Moving to London in the summer of 2011 I continued to pursue my writing ambitions, starting my time in the capital by contributing heavily to Clash Magazine's August edition then going on to cover gigs, screenings, conduct interviews and the like on a weekly basis. I was later lucky to combine my love of film, writing and the arts sector when starting my role as a Marketing Assistant at The Ritzy, Brixton in 2013. This role has gave me the opportunity to handle many different challenges while allowing a creative mindset to influence promotions and the workplace as a whole. Also in this role I've had the pleasure of working alongside the BFI for the London Film Festival twice, Human Rights Watch, BBC and many other great organisations. In May 2015 I was promoted to Marketing Manager with my own assistant. Specialties: Creative marketing briefs, leading events/hospitality teams, screenings/Q&A's, supervisor. Writing: I specialise in music and film features, specifically retrospective features, album analysis and artist interviews.
Marketing Assistant & Social Media coordinator at one of the country's most iconic arthouse cinemas. Part of the Picturehouse Group. - Aiding in the creation and execution of high profile Q&A's, special screenings, regular clubs, festivals (Hosting venue for London Film Festival each year) and everyday showings. - Overseeing The Ritzy's various social media accounts. 22,000+ reach. - Charity Rep. - Creation of the weekly staff newsletter, forwarding staff comments and suggestions, informing staff of promotional activities and product/corporate tie-ins. - CAPTURE: Fieldworker Survey Trained. - First Aid Trained: February 2014
Features, interviews, reviews and content for the monthly magazine. Cover feature 'Third Time's A Charm' December 2011 issue, roaming reporter Bestival 2011, Download Festival 2012, Blues Passions 2012. GZA, The Magnetic Fields, Mike Skinner etc. Advertorials written for Hennessy, Peroni and Nokia
One of the founding members of this events coverage production team, myself tackling the reportage/social media and writing aspects for the team while also sharing general admin duties and job finding. E4 Slackers Club: 'Warm Bodies' screening, Sundance Award winning documentary 'The Queen of Versailles' screening, Tampere Film Festival Award winning 'The Punk Syndrome', Michael Winterbottom Q&A 'Everyday'. Tate Modern video interview: Head of Exhibitions Achim Borchardt-Hume.
Working at the newly constructed Dartington performance centre, setting up equipment for various performances, events and nights such as concerts, dances and art exhibitions. Generally assisting head technicians and lecturers full fill spec
Specialised in film journalism.
Winner of best overall marketing out of the 21 sites participating that year.