I currently work as a freelance comment commissioning editor for The Independent, and as a freelance copywriter for the organic food company Abel & Cole.
As a journalist, I'm dedicated to creating in-depth features exploring social justice issues and shining a light on poorly-understood subjects, particularly in relation to politics and mental health.
I was the first UK journalist to break the news of fashion photographer Terry Richardson’s abuse of models, leading to Condé Nast banning him from their publications.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
Able to swiftly research topics and formulate key messages that resonate with the target audience.
Keen follower of current affairs, both national and international.
Able to produce original and accurate content to deadline and juggle multiple projects.
Experienced in creating engaging copy for customers across a range of formats including product descriptions, print communications, blogs and both front and back end website content.
Proficient at developing online campaigns and content in partnership with design teams.
Experienced in SEO and the use of various CMS including Wordpress and Umbraco, with intermediate HTML knowledge.
Able to quickly learn how new content management systems work while on the job,