Sophie Harris

Journalist and Copywriter

Level
Mid Level
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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Projects

About me

Hello! I’m a writer, editor and copywriter, currently working for The Guardian, Rolling Stone and MOJO. I've a decade's experience at international titles, and specialize in music, travel and health.

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Skills

  • Copywriting
  • Journalism
  • Cultural Journalism
  • Article Writing
  • Sub-editing
  • Music Consulting
  • Brand Tone
  • Music Journalism
  • Editing
  • Content Creation

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Bauer Media

    Bauer Media

    • Advertising
  • Time Out Group

    Time Out Group

    • Publishing
  • R

    Rolling Stone

    Work history

    Currently

    Subeditor

    Jul 2016
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • As a freelance subeditor at The Guardian I work primarily on The Guide and also head up special projects, including the Guide’s dedicated Manchester International Festival edition. Besides subediting, I also produce features for The Guardian's website. Other subbing clients include St James's House, The Big Issue and Suitcase Media. I adore copywriting, and recent clients include Belmond and St James's House. I’m adept in editing and writing in both British and American English.

    Currently

    Aug 2015
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • Recent work for MOJO Magazine include interviews with Cat Power, Gruff Rhys, Let's Eat Grandma and Stuart Murdoch, plus reviews of Charlotte Gainsbourg in Hamburg and Magnetic Fields in New York. Books I have contributed to include 1000 Songs You Must Own, The MOJO Collection and 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die.

    Currently

    Jul 2015
    • United States
    • Freelance
    • Recent features for Rolling Stone include interviews with Christine and the Queens in Paris and Babyface in Los Angeles, plus articles on Vampire Weekend, LCD Soundsystem, Arcade Fire and Smashing Pumpkins.

    2015

    Senior Associate Deputy Content Editor, Contributing Music Editor

    Time Out Group

    Feb 2009 - Jul 2015
    • New York, United States
    • Full Time
    • As Senior Associate Deputy Content Editor, oversaw digital content across all sections of Time Out. Working with SEO, developed annual content strategies, commissioned and edited online features, managed budgets and co-headed a team of web producers. Devised and edited Time Out America’s most successful online content (in-depth list features including the Best Love Songs and Best Workout Songs) as replicated by Time Out globally. Created the Time Out New York Guide to Yoga in NYC, among other health and wellbeing features. Represented the brand via TV and radio appearances. As Associate Music Editor, wrote features and cover stories about artists and celebrities including Chevy Chase, Hugh Laurie, Drake, Al Green and Kylie. As a key editor for online content, commissioned all live photo shoots and edited freelance copy. Organized annual festival coverage (South by Southwest, Texas). Wrote across all sections of the magazine, proof-read copy, approved layouts. Devised and oversaw TONY’s in-office video performance series, (guests included Mumford and Sons, K’naan, Ed Sheeran, Miguel, Suzanne Vega, Tommy Ramone).