Experience

  • Copywriter, copy editorWrite Copy EditAug 2017 – Present4 years 9 monthsDorsetSelf-employed copywriter and copy editor. Write and edit reports for large organisations and copy for websites. Specialist subjects include finance, markets, economics, sound money, cryptocurrencies, politics, sustainability, energy and cleantech. Occasional blogger on related issues.
  • Newsquest 6 years 10 months
    • Regional co-ordinatorMay 2015 – Aug 20172 years 4 monthsWeymouth, DorsetManaging a team of sub-editors with responsibility for multiple titles throughout the UK.
    • Multimedia editorNov 2010 – Jun 20154 years 8 monthsWeymouth, Dorset
  • Senior sub-editor, Daily TelegraphNews Corp AustraliaSep 2002 – May 20107 years 9 monthsSydney, AustraliaWorking on Australia’s leading tabloid newspaper.
  • Sub-editor, Hounslow ChronicleTrinity Mirror plcApr 2000 – Aug 20022 years 5 months
  • Reporter Sunday Mirror Apr 1999 – Mar 20001 year Canary Wharf, London General news reporter for the Sunday Mirror.

Education

  • University of Liverpool Economic and social history Economics2:1
  • Richmond Tertiary College, A levels in economics, politics and law