Resumé

“A brand is the result of everything you say and do, and everything you don’t say and don’t do.”

 
 

I’m a journalist and content editor

A former BBC Wales TV and Radio producer, I’ve worked in the UK, Asia, Australia and Europe for leading media and global energy and engineering companies. In 2021 as Digital Content Editor I helped launch The National  Wales.

I research, write and design compelling digital stories

 

 

 

Strong digital production content/CMS skills

Broadcast production/post-production skills – radio & TV

Advanced writing skills including for SEO and social media

Proven client liaison and business development skills public and corporate sectors

Team leadership and mentoring experience

Advanced editorial experience and knowledge of Wales’ cultural, business and political sectors

 

Employment history

2021 October –
Digital Content Editor (freelance) – Business News Wales

2021 February – August
Digital Content EditorThe National Wales

2020
Copywriter/Digital ProducerEyewide Digital Marketing – Greece
Feature writer – Vogue Greece, Greece Is Magazine
Journalist – BBC Wales News freelance pool

2017-2019
Editor/Digital Producer – Insider Plus- the online magazine of International Hotel Investments/Corinthia Hotels Group plc.
Contributing Journalist – The Times of Malta

2009-2016
Features Producer – Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) – ABC Radio National
Contributing Journalist – BBC World Service. Energy in the Bay of Bengal – play program extract
Features ProducerThe Age Newspaper (Melbourne), The Sydney Morning Herald.

2015-2017
EditorBreaking New Ground
Corporate history of professional services company GHD with 8500 employees worldwide.
Technical Writer/Copy editor/SMEC Australia
Technical writing for one of Australia’s largest civil engineering companies

2004-2014
Director – Sweet As Media Consultancy
Corporate Video Producer Clients: Darwin City Council. Northern Territory Government
Senior Designer – ADCORP Australia. Clients: IP Australia – Australian Government
Features Producer: ABC Radio National
ABC Radio Darwin, BBC World Service. BBC Wales

2000-2004
Executive Producer, News and Current Affairs, ETV (Dhaka)
Senior Executive Producer for Bangladesh’s first independent public service TV channel.
Corporate Video Producer. Clients: UNICEF. Shell. Chevron Corporation.
Media adviser – United Nations Development Projects (UNDP)

1996-2000
Presentation DirectorBBC Wales
Director Multimedia – The Design Stage, Cardiff Bay.
Producer/Director – BBC Wales Arts and Music

1990-1995
Director of Film, Video and Broadcasting. Arts Council of Wales

1988-1990
Director of Marketing & Development, Watershed Media Centre, Bristol

Educational qualifications
Higher National Diploma in Communication Studies – 2D Design
South Glamorgan Institute of Higher Education.
11 O levels. 2 A levels

Citizenship: UK. Republic of Ireland. Australia.