Steven Bradbury


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About me


Proficient writer with an adaptable style developed through previous experience in copywriting and journalism. Alongside a 2:1 degree in English Studies with Creative Writing I have been a self-sustaining freelance writer for various, including VICE Media and London in Stereo. As well as having an eye for detail and always meeting deadlines, my experience has given me the chance to develop on essential skills required in my of work: research, admin, and written/verbal communication. LinkedIn:



  • Journalism
  • Blogging
  • SEO
  • Features
  • Proofreading
  • Web Content
  • Music Journalism
  • Interviewing
  • Critical Thinking
  • Researching
  • Sub-editing
  • Creative Writing
  • Transcribing
  • Social Media Engagement
  • Written and Verbal Communication

Work history


Freelance Contributor

London In Stereo

Sep 2014
  • London In Stereo is a growing independent music magazine distributed across London: - Live and album reviews for the online website - Using social media effectively to boost readership - Maintaining strong relationships with P.Rs and music promoters


Studio Assistant

Hungry Tiger

Aug 2015 - Dec 2015
  • Hungry Tiger is a visual content marketing agency, producing content for clients such as John Lewis, M&S and Hugo Boss - Assisted photographers and stylists with set changing and shooting - Worked on-set with clients - Created sets for clients - Thorough with day to day tasks that involved health and safety precautions


Finance Assistant

Vice Media

Aug 2014 - Sep 2015
  • VICE Media is a global youth media company with a focus on culture and international news. They include print, event, music, online, and television. I was first hired to help out two days a week for a month but this became a freelance role and has involved working full-time. - Processing invoices and setting up payment runs - Administrative duties: chasing suppliers, filing - Organising department’s supplier details - Point of contact for suppliers chasing payments



Charles Clinkard

Jan 2014 - Apr 2014
  • Charles Clinkard is a UK based shoe company that hired me to write up descriptions for the new season’s products. Although writing and uploading e-commerce content was my primary job, I was in charge of administrative duties and chasing suppliers for product specifications. - Wrote copy for the new season products - Used Google Analytics to track online activity - Helped maximise social media use - Administrative duties: database, filing, POC


Editorial Intern

Vice Media

Jun 2013 - Oct 2013
  • This internship primarily required me to be in charge of content management duties whilst assisting the editorial department and writing up assignments. All of this required having a good eye for the most valuable content and consistency in meeting deadlines. - Updated website’s carousel content - Drafted online articles - Uploaded mail listing content - Wrote copy for photo articles - Vox populi assignments - Researched and wrote features


Freelance Contributor

Narc Magazine

Nov 2012 - Jul 2013
  • NARC is a music and culture magazine based in the North East of England: - Live and album reviews for print - Interviewed musicians for feature pieces - Always self-reliant on making way to venues around the North East



Tees Music Alliance

Sep 2012 - Jun 2013
  • An independent music organisation that puts on gigs and festivals in Stockton in which I volunteered in writing copy and taking on administrative work. For the Stockton Calling and Stockton Weekender festivals, I was primarily involved with media based roles. - Wrote short-copy for online band descriptions - Interviewed bands playing Stockton Weekender - Administrative: reception, organising events - Assisted shooting live performance promoting SW:


Social Media Marketing & Online Intern

Artistic Films

Jun 2012 - Sep 2012
  • Artistic Films was an independent production company that were releasing a feature length film called Bloodline. I was brought in to help promote their film through social media. - Took overall responsibility for social media - Used photos to create a narrative on Tumblr - Stuck to a tight deadline - Always on call to cover other duties



BA(Hons) English Studies with Creative Writing

Teesside University

Apr 2015 - Apr 2015
  • For my Themes In Contemporary Literature module I wrote a 3000 word book review on Don DeLillo's Point Omega in the style of the Literary Times Supplement. Studied 21st Century Literature Culture as a module and learnt about the marketing world of literature and the modern perception of it. In my Dissertation I explored the concept of utopian societies within literature, looking at reflections on politics and technology. Wrote an 8000 word short story for my Creative Writing module. The story took on themes such as the loss of identity and extreme hedonism whilst addressing the ethics of class division.


A Levels

Prior Pursglove College

Aug 2008 - Jun 2010
  • English Literature & Language - C Film Studies - B