Editorial professional, experienced journalist, content writer, editor, copywriter and researcher

Experience

  • Marketing & Content Strategy

    at beBee

    September 2016 - at Present

    Madrid

    Helping our beBee users find truly relevant content!

  • Communications, PR consultant, Copy & Content Writer

    at Freelance

    December 2014 - August 2016

    Madrid

    Worked closely with small tech start-ups, editorial companies and agencies in London, Barcelona and Madrid helping them develop creative, credible and relevant content. Devised and wrote all press releases and press/marketing materials. Activities also included media relations, creating proposals and strategies for new business leads or existing clients and project management of digital and traditional PR work. Content seeding – build and maintain press and industry blogger relations, 'selling-in' product. Routinely identifying and connecting with influencers and identifying opportunities to gain global media coverage. Developed and defined a cross-channel content strategy for all social media and write and regularly curate varied content to maintain and grow visibility and drive dialogue. Planning and creation of web content: monthly product catalogue, newsletters, emails and promotions.

  • Managing Editor, Content Writer & Media Analyst

    at Prime Research

    June 2012 - December 2015

    London

    Worked as the senior editor and content writer overseeing all written and editorial content produced by Prime Research UK, a global research-based PR consultancy. Routinely produced corporate news briefings, PR analysis reports and PR content for a range of global blue chip clients. Worked directly with multiple small teams of in-house senior analysts and project managers, proofreading, editing and writing-up their findings for clients into daily, weekly and quarterly reports and corporate briefings. Working autonomously, interpret client activity, media perception/media coverage and PR success/failure across global media and distil into daily/bi-daily newsletters for clients' country managers and senior executives.

  • Multimedia Journalist & Content Writer/Manager

    at Telegraph Media Group

    February 2011 - July 2012

    London

    Worked as a newsdesk-based online journalist, write from scratch and sub-edit news and feature stories on business, finance, global and domestic politics for the telegraph.co.uk, one of the UK's leading high quality newspaper websites. Routinely write headlines, lead text and contribute to live blogs and interactive pages on breaking news stories. Edit photographic, video and audio material using editing software including Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro and Photoshop. Responsible for publishing, curating and managing online content including text, photography, graphics, video and audio using CMS.

  • Multimedia Journalist/Video Journalist

    at BBC News

    September 2009 - February 2011

    London

    Worked as a multimedia journalist reporting, researching, writing and producing TV news stories. Shoot and edit broadcast standard video using Sony Z1 and Z5 cameras and edit using Quantel. Routinely worked to tight daily deadlines for newscasts and programme segments, often working across multiple stories simultaneously. Wrote copy, story scripts, headlines and intros for TV reports and write accompanying content for BBC News website. Conducted in-depth research, gathered background information on stories and plan programme and online segments. Worked independently routinely shooting and editing video and photography for broadcast and online.

  • Copywriter/TV Producer

    at PharmaVentures

    January 2009 - January 2010

    Oxfordshire

    Worked as a content writer and producer for a pharmaceutical consultancy co-producing specialist reports, online news services and subscription-based online programmes targeting the global pharmaceutical industry. Sub-edited and proofread a range of specialist reports on M&A, partnering, deals and alliances within the pharmaceutical and life sciences sector. Worked alongside PharmaVentures' analysts and advisors helping them research and write online pharma news and editorial content for subscription portals and e-newsletters including metadata and SEO copywriting. Wrote and curated PharmaVentures' website content, including text, video and graphics.

  • Multimedia Journalist (Freelance)

    at CNN International

    January 2009 - September 2009

    London

    Worked as a freelance producer and writer with a focus on business and financial news. Wrote scripts for programme segments and web pages. Shot and edited video and conducted interviews working as a one-man video journalist.

  • Reporter/Video Journalist

    at Agence France Presse TV

    January 2009 - September 2009

    London

    Worked as a freelance producer and writer for AFP's English language service.. Wrote scripts for programme segments and web pages. Shot and edited video and conducted interviews working as a one-man video journalist.

  • Multimedia Journalist, TV Correspondent & Producer

    at Feature Story News

    May 2006 - January 2009

    London

    Worked as a multi-skilled broadcast and multimedia journalist for a global news agency on behalf of a range of global client networks including; Agence France-Presse, Voice of America, Channel News Asia, Deutche Welle and PBS. Wrote, researched and produced TV, radio and online news stories focusing on business, markets and finance, politics and feature reports on arts and culture. Routinely shot and edited video and photography using a range of cameras and digital editing software including; Photoshop and Final Cut Pro. Worked on a daily basis as Channel News Asia's business and markets correspondent providing round-ups for the network's key programmes; Primetime News and World Tonight.

  • Production Journalist

    at ITV

    December 2004 - October 2005

    London

  • Reporter/Producer

    at NPR Radio - WMFE

    January 2004 - December 2004

    Florida

Education

  • MA Journalism

    at City University

    2005 - 2006 (1 year) London

  • BA Politics/International Relations

    at University of London

    1999 - 2002 (3 years) London

Languages

  • Spanish Conversation

  • French Conversation

  • English Native

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