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Salt - Copy Writer - Poole, England, UK

Julie Salt

Poole, England, UK


Copy Writer


Experienced copy writer - Ex-BBC TV and radio journalist
* Web content
* Advertising and marketing brochure copy
* Press releases
* Advertorials
* Feature writing
* News and PR copy
* Blogs/Tweets
* Proof reading

Writing specialisms:
* Catering functions and venues copy
* Wedding and events venues
* Website re-branding copy
* News - local, national, international
* Personal finance
* Travel
* Kids

UK Clients:
Air Marketing
Charlton House
Chester Boyd
The Society of Haberdashers
The Society of Butchers
It's The Agency
Sassi Holford - society wedding dress designer
The Narrative - branding agency
Derrick McKenzie - drummer, Jamiroquai
Cook & Finn - DJ's

Work History

Journalism writing tutor/sub editor

Whitireia Media Training School

February 2012 - February 2012

Proof reading, subbing articles, teaching and mentoring tertiary level multi-media journalism students aged 16+

Whitireia NZ Training:
Teaching Adults (Arts Degree module)
Mar - July 2012
Grade: A

Freelance journalist/writer

Julie Salt

July 2006 - February 2012

Freelance highlights:

Daily Telegraph - weekly columnist and blogger

Marketing copy writer - website content - brochures for Air
Marketing clients:
CH&Co; Charton House; Chester Boyd; Ampersand Haberdasher's Hall; Butchers' Hall

Ghost writer - for wedding dress designer Sassi Holford on her weekly Conde naste Bride's magazine blog

Consultant media studies teacher - Lytchett Minster School Dorset; Gillotts School, Henley-on-Thames

Wrote online biography copy for jazz-funk band Jamiroquai's drummer, Derrick Mckenzie

TV Production - all stages from research to final product for Dutch TV Company.

Programme Producer

BBC HARDtalk with Tim Sebastian

July 1997 - January 2001

Julie was one of the small production team on Hardtalk with Tim Sebastian when it won a Royal Television Society award in 2000.

Besides writing introductory scripts, steering interview content and having overall production responsibility, Julie procured many distinctive A-list guests including:

Former Russian President, Mikhail Gorbachev
Singer Nina Simone and Richard carpenter
Co-founder of, Martha Lane-Fox

Broadcast Journalist

BBC World Television

October 1993 - July 1997

TV reporter - producer - editor: Gathered international news, wrote bulletin copy and generated TV reports for BBC World TV's 24 hour rolling news to worldwide to audiences of 120 million viewers.

Acting day editor on flagship programme: Newsday.

Producer: Asia Today opt.

Filmed special reports in the UK as well as abroad in France, Borneo.

Broadcast Journalist

BBC Look East (Norwich)

July 1990 - September 1992

Researched, produced and reported for BBC TV regional evening magazine programme 'Look East'.
Initiated ideas and reported on the station's half-hour documetary programme.
Produced hourly news bulletins.

Broadcast journalist


January 1987 - January 2006

Broadcast Journalist

BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

July 1987 - July 1990

Gathered news, generated copy and presented hourly news bulletins; initiated and co-presented own half hour feature programe; produced radio documentaries;

Qualifications & Certifications

Post Graduate Diploma - Radio Journalism

London College of Communication (Formerly LCP)

English / Theatre Studies

Aberystwyth University

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