• SUMMARY

    A journalist with over six years of online and print experience, 

    and a member of the British Guild of Travel Writers.

     

    Experience

    I have written for regional newspapers, national magazines and international guide books and have extensive experience with online publishing, use and development of CMS, social media and digital marketing.

    Qualifications

    MEng in Civil and Environmental Engineering with a Year In Europe (France) from Imperial College London

    Post-Graduate Diploma (PGDip) with Merit from the London School of Journalism.

     

  • CURRENT POSITION

    What I'm slogging away at in this point in time

    The Expat Group, Kuala Lumpur

    Editor, TEG - Digital, Jan 2016 – Present

    Building an editorial team in the office as well as commissioning freelancers around Malaysia to contribute towards and grow ExpatGo.com and EatDrink.my. 

    These sites are inside the top 1000 websites globally for readers in Malaysia, bringing in 300,000 monthly users between them.

    Rough Guides (Penguin Random House)

    Contributing Author, May 2014 – Present

    Research and write-up for:

    • Rough Guide to India, to be published September 2016
      (Rajasthan and Gujarat chapters)
    • Rough Guide to France, published March 2016 
      (The North and the Massif Central chapters)
    • Rough Guide to Spain, published March 2015
      (Valencia and Murcia chapters)

    Travel Daily Media Group, Bangkok

    Freelance Contributor, Jul 2010 – Present

    + cover for Editor in Chief, June - July 2015

    Editorial work including chasing stories, proofreading and publishing; online publication and email distribution; reporting from conferences and events; and reviewing venues.

  • Professional Experience

    Who's been lucky enough to work with me in the past

    Editorial Consultant, Lion & Lion Digital Agency

    January 2014 – April 2015 (1 year, 4 months)
    Team management, editorial quality control and business improvement at a fast-growing online marketing and creative agency.

    Freelance Contributor, Absolute Publishing Ltd

    May 2011 – June 2014 (3 years, 2 months)
    Publications include: ABTA Magazine, National Geographic Traveller, Welcome to London, Destination Vacation, Spa Secrets and national newspaper supplements

    Senior Content Manager, Groupon UK & IE

    February 2011 – December 2013 (2 years, 11 months)
    Fielding requests for edits to the Groupon website and newsletters for the UK and Ireland branches of the fastest growing company in the world. Management and development roles in order to streamline the day to day processes in the role.

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