Portfolio

Freelance clients 

 


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 newsletter and brand management, 2016 to date.

READ the latest editions.

 


 

Relocate Global

Magazine and website for global mobility professionals. March 2019 to date. Sub-editing the Spring 2019, Summer 2019 and Autumn 2019 issues.

 

Latest articles

 


 

Think Global People

Online magazine for the global workforce. August 2019 to date.

Latest articles

 


 

Cage & Aviary Birds

Enthusiast magazine for birdkeepers – writing news stories and features, 2017 to date.

Latest articles

 


 

Classic Massey Ferguson Enthusiast

Print magazine for tractor enthusiasts –  proofreading, 2018 to date.

 

 


Ford & Fordson Tractors

Print magazine for tractor enthusiasts – proofreading, 2018 to 2019.

 

 


Arc & Co

Sub-editing brochure and website articles, 2019.

 


 

TFT property consultancy

Website 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 date.

 

 

 


Sarah Hart Photography

Ghost-writing blogs, 2017-2018.


B24FIT

Website copywriting, 2018.


 

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

Psychologies

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

SUB EDITOR, Homes & Gardens magazine, Time Inc UK, London, January 2015 to September 2016 (on maternity leave from 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.