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About

EDucation

 

2016 – 2019

nottingham trent university 

High 2:1 BA (Hons) Journalism

Gold Standard NCTJ Diploma in Journalism

100wpm shorthand certificate

A magazine journalist and recent graduate who is NCTJ qualified and eager to continue her career in the content creation industry. Interested in feature writing and shorter print journalism. Ambitious and driven to continuously learn and create, seeking to bring these qualities to a team and share with readers across print and digital platforms. A hard-working perfectionist who loves to write about emerging trends and exciting brands.
 

CONTACT

Blog

 
 
  • Write monthly beauty articles for the online website

  • Liaise with content editors and editors whilst working remotely

  • Pitch content ideas

  • Review skincare and beauty products to create reviews directed at a niche audience of those with skin sensitivities.

carolinagmx.com

contributing beauty writer

remote

Nuddy, buyfair global

freelance blog writer

remote

sep 2020 - present

  • Nuddy - Vegan soap and hair brand. Chose blog subject and wrote article focusing on a new angle. Featured online and in newsletter of 15k subscribers

  • Buyfair - Homeware overstock selling site. Pitching and writing monthly blog content for the website on interior trends and client products.

VOIR FASHION MAGAZINE

Remote beauty writer

  • Created weekly article content for the online magazine

  • Liased with Assistant Editors

  • Pitched article ideas and gathered relevant image content

feb - jun 2020

(4 months)

feb-jun 2020

(4 months)

THE SUNDAY TIMES STYLE MAGAZINE

editorial intern

London

Jan 2020

(2 weeks)

  • Transcribed interviews

  • Contributed social media ideas

  • Carried out research on requested celebrities

  • Categorised nominations for the Beauty Awards, sorting through embargoed press releases

  • Listed magazine credits and archived outdated issues

aceville publications: LET'S GET CRAFTING, PAPERCRAFTER, CRAFTS BEAUTIFUL AND SEW MAGAZINES

editorial assistant

Essex

jul - dec 2019

(6 months)

  • Writing copy, interviewing sources, proofing and carrying out design ideas for features

  • Responsible for regular pages across two of the magazine titles covering news, reader pages and product/shopping spreads

  • Sourcing and organising giveaways, including biannual bumper giveaways

  • Maintaining a good relationship with brands and relevant PR personnel

  • Liaising with advertising and promotional teams across issues

  • Communicating with designers to create layouts and change proofs in press weeks

  • Working alongside colleagues at monthly photography shoots

  • In charge of the magazine's Facebook and also Instagram for period of holiday cover

  • Assisting Deputy Editor and Editor when necessary

  • Helping to organise and post product entries for annual award

  • Writing and uploading weekly blog posts to topcrochetpatterns.com

  • Attending the Knitting and Stitching Show and British Knitting and Crochet Awards

NEW MAGAZINE

London

mar 2019

(1 week)

  • Transcribed interviews

  • Researched for content ideas and sourced images

  • Made record of previous editorial content

  • Gathered lists of relevant interviewees for future stories

sep 2019

(1 week)

BURY FREE PRESS NEWSPAPER

Suffolk

  • Wrote articles published online and in the paper, including two page- leads

  • Gained experience in using Knowledge and online newspaper software

  • Sat in on design and publication meetings for future supplement magazines

  • Carried out phone and in person interviews

may 2018

(2 weeks)

LACED BRAND AGENCY

Nottingham

  • Organised promotional events for clients' brand promotion to the public

  • Developed the concept of a Facebook page platform for Laced, which would act as a discussion hub for members of the business world

jan - apr 2018

(4 months)

mar 2019

(1 week)

WORK EXPERIENCE timeline

sep 2020 - present

feb-jun 2020

(4 months)

Studenthighstreet.com

contributor

nottingham

  • Producing monthly articles for the Student High Street website's editorial content within the lifestyle genre that would appeal to an online audience on 'relatable' and stimulating topics