EMPLOYMENT SUMMARY

FREELANCE JOURNALIST, October 2016 to date

MATERNITY LEAVE, February 2016 to September 2016

SUB EDITOR, Homes & Gardens magazine, Time Inc UK, London, January 2015 to February 2016

CHIEF SUB-EDITOR/PRODUCTION EDITOR, Good Homes magazine, Kelsey Publishing, Kent and Media 10, Essex, March 2014 to December 2014. The title was bought by Media 10 in September 2014

MANAGING EDITOR, Cage & Aviary Birds magazine, Kelsey Publishing, Kent, November 2010 to March 2014 (promoted from Production/Sub-Editor in March 2013)

EDITOR, Smile magazine, Hotel Specification International and Shopfitting Specification, Purple Media Solutions, Kent, August 2009 to November 2010

ASSISTANT EDITOR, The Probe and Electrical Times, Purple Media Solutions, Kent, November 2007 to August 2009, (promoted from Editorial Assistant in January 2009)

EDITORIAL INTERNSHIP, Contemporary magazine, Art 21, London, October to December 2006


LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT

Action Woman, Goal Setting Workshop, January 2020

Digital Mums, Digital Retox 12-week course, May 2018

PMA media training, Better sub-editing one-day course, April 2012

NCTJ Writing for the Periodical Press, distance-learning course, September 2009 to August 2011. Qualification obtained: Merit (grade B)


EDUCATION

BA (Hons) English Literature with History and Theory of Art, classification 2:1, 2004 to 2007, University of Kent, Canterbury

A-levels: Art & Design (A), English Lit (B), Psychology (B) AS level: Geography (C)

10 GCSE passes grade A-C including, English, Maths, Science and IT 1997 to 2004, Weald of Kent Grammar School for Girls, Tonbridge, Kent