Freelance writer and editor (October 2014 – present)
Writing travel, lifestyle and entertainment features, providing subbing and news editing shift cover for print and digital publications as well as a part-time subbing job at Time Out. Freelance titles include ES Magazine, Digital Spy, The Telegraph, Escapism, Foodism, Suitcase, Cathay Pacific’s in-flight magazine Discovery, The Independent and The i newspaper.
Digital production editor for Incisive Media (April 2013 – September 2014)
Sub-editing news and features for web, SEO, editing and producing iPad apps for V3.
Sub-editor for Incisive Media (May 2012 – March 2013)
Sub-editing print editions, web content and iPhone apps for the British Journal of Photography and Computeractive magazine.
Staff writer for TNT Magazine (July 2011 – May 2012)
Writing entertainment, lifestyle, travel and listings features, reviews, online news, compiling fashion and beauty pages. Launched the magazine’s lifestyle section.
Freelancer for publications including Travel Trade Gazette, Look, Kingsroad.co.uk, The Mayfair Magazine and CNTraveller.com (April-July 2011)
Writer and Sub-editor, Matchbox (December 2010 – April 2011)
Wrote entertainment and lifestyle features, sub-edited news and features, attended press trips, represented the brand at events, contributed to the website, fielded PR calls and worked with the editor to improve the quality of content. Responsible for a weekly online newsletter. Reason for leaving: company went into liquidation.
Freelance Reporter, Jane’s Police Review (August – October 2010)
Found, researched and wrote news for weekly print and daily online deadlines at the UK’s best-selling police magazine.
Intern at NOWNESS, Travel Trade Gazette, Clash Magazine, Suchsmallportions.co.uk, Sugar, Look, Maidenhead Advertiser, The Henley Standard (while studying between 2006 – 2010)
Music Editor, The Sanctuary student newspaper (September 2008 – June 2009)
City University, London (2010) MA Magazine Journalism, with Merit
University of Exeter (2009) BA History, 2:1