Sophie Jones

Editor

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  • LocationBristol, United Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Copywriting
  • Editing
  • Journalism
  • Online
  • Print
  • Creative
  • Human Interest
  • Project Management
  • Entertainment
  • Features
  • News
  • Proofreading
  • Media
  • Popular Culture

Work history

Currently

Editor

Specialist Content Agency

Jul 2015
  • I manage four accounts, producing print and online magazine publications. I manage publications from flatplan to delivery and advise clients on creative and editorial direction throughout. I also write copy for many other accounts, from internal communications to customer facing publications.

2015

Deputy Editor

Link Publishing

Jun 2014 - Jun 2015
  • As Deputy editor of two leading industry publications, Sign Link and Print Monthly, I lead production on two print magazines and contributed to content on two websites. I wrote news stories and features for both platforms, conducting interviews with industry professionals in person and over the phone, often travelling abroad as the face of the company to attend press days. I also sat as the face of the publications' two news channels, newsreading and solo reporting from conferences and exhibitions to camera, or interviewing from behind the camera.

2013

Staff Writer

Moviepilot

Aug 2012 - Jan 2013
  • As a staff writer for moviepilot,com I wrote up to 70 articles a week for the site's American audience. I attended editorial meetings, pitching ideas around current movie, TV and celebrity news. I was also responsible for scheduling all content to be published.

Education

2014

Pgdip Magazine Journalism

Cardiff University

Aug 2013 - Jun 2014
  • Print and online magazine production, news and feature writing, filming, video and audio editing

2011

English

University of Cambridge

Sep 2008 - Jun 2011
  • The study of English literature from the Middle Ages to present day, including one module in Latin

Awards

2008

Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Bursary Award

  • A 3-year bursary award given to those who display excellence in and dedication to the arts, to act as ambassadors throughout their time at Churchill College, Cambridge.