Freelance copy writer for multimedia formats, sub-editor, blogger, school governor, press liaison and investigative journalist. Experienced and passionate campaigner for maternity, postnatal support, education and CPR/first aid issues.
Freelance copy writer for multimedia formats, PR, sub-editor, blogger, school governor, press liaison and investigative journalist.
Freelance writer 2003 - 2016
Freelance blogger, PR, copywriter and sub-editor for variety of media formats including, British Heart Foundation, School Guide, GoodCrowdMedia, and Triptoes Canada. Research, copy, press releases and social media for various successful local and national maternity and education campaigns. Several bylines in Daily Telegraph and Sunday Times Style Magazine.
BBC Current Affairs Producer and Investigative Journalist 2003 - 2009
Over a period of six years produced, directed, edited (Avid Express DVPro), researched and filmed (HDV) a wide variety of BBC1, BBC2 and BBC3 ground-breaking investigative, access led, foreign and current affairs programmes including Panorama, Kenyon Confronts and BBC3 Investigates. Royal Television Society Current Affairs Home Award for Detention Undercover, 2005.
MA in Journalism, Goldsmiths University, London 2002 - 2003
BA Hons English Literature & French, Cardiff University (2:1) 1998 -2002 Distinction in Creative Writing
Community Governor and Chair of Curriculum Committee at Newbridge Primary School, Bath
Fluent in French, good understanding of Spanish and Italian
Proficient in WordPress, Squarespace, MS Office, Quark, Photoshop
Excellent research and sub-editing skills
BBC Editorial Policy, Legal and self-shooting DV courses completed
Passion for creative writing
Proven campaigning record
NCT Antenatal Teacher
Paediatric First Aid Trainer
Vicki Cheadle, GoodCrowd Media
Frank Simmonds, Executive Producer, BBC Panorama.
Triptoes feature blogs
Original copy, research, image sourcing, editing and uploading of a variety of feature blogs about family travel in Canada, spotlight on Canadian holiday locations and traditions.
SchoolGuide: Several education news, research and lifestyle blogs for leading school information website
News and feature blogs on changes in the national curriculum, assessment criteria, education legislation and parent education dilemmas.
Interviews with headteachers.
Education/parenting events calendar
Roger Harrop Associates
Articles and press copy for launch of Roger Harrop’s book: Win! How to succeed in the new game of business.
GoodCrowd sub editing
Sub editing and proof reading for GoodCrowd website and clients including:
The Hotel Nanny
Inside Asia Tours
Forest of Imagination, Bath
British Heart Foundation: Mission CPR
13 marketing emails and multiple associated downloads to 1400 secondary schools in UK engaging teachers to take part in Mission CPR to train a nation of lifesavers using BHF CPR training kits on 22nd June, 2016
BBC TV Current Affairs
Research, filming, producing, script writing and editing of multiple investigative journalism programmes between 2002 & 2008 including Kenyon Confronts and Panorama