Stefanie Gerdes
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Stefanie Gerdes

JournalistLondon, United Kingdom
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Stefanie Gerdes
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Stefanie Gerdes

JournalistLondon, United Kingdom
Projects credited in
  • GSN (Gay Star News)
    GSN (Gay Star News)GSN is a global publisher of LGBT+ news, content, and entertainment. Its’ mission is to serve its community through a message of truth and unity. As experts in the LGBT+ community, GSN has become the authority when it comes to working with brands, driving and delivering results that procure lasting returns and resonate with the LGBT+ community. ​ Solution: The new GSN brand positions them as a trusted leader and publisher for the LGBT+ community. The aim is to guide and educate clients and com
Work history
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    Sub-editorTaylist Media
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    - proofread and edit two magazines: consumer title Kitchens, Bedrooms & Bathrooms (KBB) and Studio, a title for architects and interior designers, as well as associated output such as newsletters and web content - Produce content for These Three Rooms, KBB's website - Manage KBB's Twitter account - Proofread and edit Studio's weekly newsletter and provide all headlines, subject lines, straps, and any further copy
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    Homes Editor and News ReporterGay Star News
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    - Developed and edited the Homes section, focussing on architecture, interior design, and cool locations - Sourced, pitched, and wrote stories for all other sections, including long-form features and highly shareable, list-style viral content - Commissioned and edited opinion pieces - Streamed highest-reaching Facebook Live video (1 million+ views) - Assisted with running Digital Pride, the first global Pride event - Reported sensitively on LGBT issues, including the shooting at gay nightclub Pulse in Florida (USA)
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Skills
  • Reporting
  • German
  • Sub-editing
  • Wordpress
  • Twitter
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Teeline Shorthand
  • Newswriting
Education
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    NCTJ Diploma in JournalismBrighton Journalist Works
    Brighton, United Kingdom
    - Achieved the gold standard NCTJ Diploma in Journalism with an additional Production Journalism qualification - Covered a patch, with contributions going to The Argus newspaper
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    MLitt Irish-Scottish StudiesUniversity of Aberdeen
     - Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Awards
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    Goldener MonacoUniversität Siegen
    Won the Audience Category at the Universität Siegen's student film award