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Magazine editor, with responsibility for all aspects of editorial content in print and online, art direction, production, team management and recruitment
Experienced commissioning editor and writer, with a long track record both in on-line publishing, print magazines and newspapers and contract publishing
Web editor experienced at producing online content and using a content management system
Extensive experience of generating ideas, commissioning writers and editing copy across a wide range of glossies, on-line magazines and quality national newspapers
- Full time
- Part time
- One time
The London Magazine, Cedar Communications
November 2007 - January 2011
The London Magazine is a glossy monthly property and lifestyle contract title
March 2006 - November 2007
As editor of the Life section of on-line magazine The First Post, I created and helped to design a woman's section for the website and commissioned other columnists and features.
September 2006 - January 2007
I deputised on Luxury Publishing's bi-annual contract title for Candy and Candy, commissioning, editing and writing copy.
Food and Travel Magazine
October 2004 - July 2005
Responsible for hiring entire new team of staff, planning content, style and tone of magazine, commissioning writers, editing copy, overseeing production and working with the creative director on the magazine's visual impact. I worked against particularly tight budgetary and logistical constraints and brought several high-profile writers to a little-known magazine.
March 2001 - June 2002
Writer and commissioning editor on the features desk, covering fashion and lifestyle, interviewing celebrities and writing real life stories.
Saturday Telegraph Magazine
July 2000 - October 2000
Acting features editor, maternity cover, generating celebrity interviews and general features, commissioning writers and editing copy.
Independent on Sunday
January 1998 - August 1998
The features section of the newspaper comprised 12 pages of cover story, interview, features on sex, relationships, health, social trends, culture, children and lifestyle, and regular fashion and interiors pages.
Deputy features editor
Independent on Sunday
February 1997 - December 1997
January 1993 - July 1995
Gained experience of production and the art of headline, standfirst and caption writing, and wrote features for the magazine.
July 1991 - July 1992
Cold-called celebrities, generated ideas and researched stories.
Freelance writer and editor
National newspapers and consumer titles
January 1990 - January 1990
As a freelance writer and editor I have contributed to and consulted on numerous national newspapers and consumer titles, including:
She, Easy Living, Red, Vogue, Harpers & Queen and Tatler
The Guardian, the Independent, the Independent on Sunday, the Saturday Telegraph magazine, the New Statesman, Observer Woman, Observer Food, ES Magazine, the Sunday Times, the Daily Mail, the Daily Telegraph, and the Sunday Telegraph.
Qualifications & Certifications
Jesus College Cambridge
St Paul's Girls' School
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