Portfolio

Freelance clients 

 

Happiful Magazine



Canvas8

Global behavioural insights agency – sub-editing and writing online reports and case studies, 2016 to date

 


LoveLocal Card

Kent discount card that champions local businesses – writing regular digital newsletter and brand management, 2016 to date

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Relocate Global

Website for global mobility professionals. Writing articles for print and online, and sub-editing the Spring 2019, Summer 2019, Autumn 2019, Winter 2020 issues and the Guide to International Education & Schools 2019/20. March 2019 to date

 

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Think Global People

Online magazine for the global workforce. August 2019 to date

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SUDC UK charity

Brochure copywriting, 2019

 


MadeForMums

MFM 2020 Awards judge and product reviewer, 2019 to date


Cage & Aviary Birds

Enthusiast print newspaper for birdkeepers – writing news stories and features, 2017 to 2019 (full-time staff 2010-2014)

Latest articles


 

Classic Massey Ferguson Enthusiast

Print magazine for tractor enthusiasts –  proofreading, 2018 to 2019

 

 


Ford & Fordson Tractors

Print magazine for tractor enthusiasts – proofreading, 2018 to 2019

 


Arc & Co

Sub-editing brochure and online articles, 2019

 


 

TFT property consultancy

Online copywriting, 2018

 


 

The Parenting Chapter TPC Magazine Georgina Probert Writing Writer Journalist Journalism Editing Copy Proofreading Sevenoaks Kent London South East

The Parenting Chapter

Online parenting courses and advice – proofreading and editing blog posts, 2016 to 2019

 


Sarah Hart Photography

Ghost-writing blogs, 2017-2018


B24FIT

Online copywriting, 2018


 

PSYCHOLOGIES Magazine Georgina Probert Writing Writer Journalist Journalism Editing Copy Proofreading Sevenoaks Kent London South East

Psychologies

Print magazine. Holiday cover for the Chief Sub-editor and Sub-editor, 2016-2017

 


Idealhome.co.uk

Online copywriting, 2015

Articles


Bookazines

Traction Engines – Part One & Part Two

Print bookazinesproofreading, 2019


 

Georgina Probert Writing Writer Journalist Journalism Editing Copy Proofreading Sevenoaks Kent London South East

Illustrated Wildlife of Britain

Series of print bookazines for Kelsey Media – writer and editor, 2017-2018

All You Need to Know About Garden Birds – August 2018

Birds of Sea and Coastline – February 2018

Georgina Probert Writing Writer Journalist Journalism Editing Copy Proofreading Sevenoaks Kent London South East

Nature in Winter  – December 2017

Life on the Waterways – October 2017

Birds of Mountains and Moorland – June 2017

 

 


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.


JOURNALISM QUALIFICATIONS

PMA media training, Better sub-editing one-day course, April 2012. Workshop included: correcting and rewriting copy for news and features, which included sharpening grammar skills; quick and accurate proofreading; different approaches for online subbing; how to handle technical news and features; and working on standfirsts.

NCTJ Writing for the Periodical Press, distance-learning course, September 2009 to August 2011. Qualification obtained: Merit (grade B) Modules included: News Gathering and The Reporter; Effective News Writing; Continuity in Feature Writing; Sub-editing; and Media Law.


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.