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January 2015 – present

Freelance copywriter, journalist and sub-editor. Recent/ongoing clients and projects:



April 2015 – January 2020 

Sub-editor, Square Up Media (Freelance, in-house) 

I was solely responsible for sub-editing Square Mile, Hedge, Foodism and Escapism magazines. This included grammar and sense checking, headlines and standfirsts, pull quotes, proofing and rewrites to ensure every article adhered to house style and tone. 

January 2011 – January 2015

Editor, The Richmond Resident and Westside Resident, Archant Life

  • Planning, commissioning, writing and subbing two glossy local lifestyle titles (24 issues per year)

  • Creating compelling, original content

  • Managing budgets

  • Sourcing covers and writing coverlines

  • Arranging photoshoots

  • Heavily involved in multiple redesigns of both titles

  • Generating and uploading web stories daily to

  • Successfully maintaining and developing social networking sites

  • Working closely with sales to accommodate client needs, generate creative solutions and maximise revenue potential

  • Working closely with design team to perfect layout of pages

  • Using InDesign and CMS software (Citrix P Series) on a daily basis

  • Flatplanning


January 2008 – December 2010

Assistant Editor, SW and SW19, Archant Life

Assisting the editor of SW, and working as section editor of SW19. This role included:

  • Planning, commissioning and writing features across both titles

  • Conducting interviews

  • Sourcing images

  • Organising events

  • Uploading content onto the website

  • Interacting with readers and clients

  • Contributing to other Archant Life publications


September 2006 – December 2007

Assistant editor, SW and rise magazines, Archant Life

  • Writing health and beauty, food and drink, shopping, property and events pages

  • Interviewing local celebrities/people of interest for profiles and features

  • Solely responsible for uploading content onto the SW website when it first launched


September 2005 – September 2006

Editorial Assistant, Archant Life

  • Assisting editors across all London titles with research, writing what’s on, news and property pages

  • Researching and writing smaller features

  • Attending social events and representing the titles at PR launches

  • Meeting clients

March 2005 – September 2005 (7 months)

Office Manager/ Sales Support, Archant life

  • General magazine administrative responsibilities. A role where excellent organisation was key



SEO training, NCTJ Subbing Course

University College Chichester

BA (Hons) English and Media Studies

Richmond Upon Thames College

2 A Levels – English and Media Studies

AS Level – Spanish

Burntwood School

11 GCSEs A-C

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