University of Worcester – BA (Hons) Journalism and Media & Cultural Studies – Graduate November 2011
- Majored in Journalism with strong emphasis on news writing, feature writing, journalism law and ethics, magazine production, broadcast journalism, sub-editing and layout.
King Edward VI College – A Level English Language & Literature and Film Studies – August 2008
Misc. Freelance Writing (July 2008 – Present)
- My freelance work (primarily entertainment and gaming-related features, news, reviews and previews) have featured in a variety of publications.
Malvern Gazette (January 2010)
- I wrote news stories and feature articles for a local weekly newspaper.
The Voice (September 2008 – May 2011)
- I produced a variety of features (particularly film and entertainment-related reviews) for my university newspaper.
Youthcomm Radio (May 2009)
- I researched, produced and edited a number of radio segments (such as voice packages and interviews) for a local radio station aimed at young people.
Heart FM (April 2006)
- I worked as a researcher, producing questionnaires and collecting data for use within on-air content.
- Life-long gamer (PC, console and handheld)
- Strong work ethic and information gathering skills
- Ability to work comfortably in a fast-paced, deadline oriented environment
- High level of gaming skill and knowledge of the industry
- Detailed experience with Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite software.
- Ability to work independently or as part of a team
- Flair and passion for creative writing
- Strong people skills: open minded, friendly, team player
- Keen eye for detail
Available upon request.