CV

Employment History

Organisation Duration Position
Åbäke
Alexander Lervik
A-L Journal
Antenna International
Apollo magazine
Bolon
Bouncepad
British Council
David Chipperfield
Disegno magazine
Eline McGeorge
Firstsite
Jane Withers Studio
Jocks&Nerds magazine
John Morgan Studio
Kellenberger-White
National Trust
Residence magazine
Richard Nagy Gallery
Royal College of Art
Ryan Gander
Tack Press
Tate Modern
Venice Biennale
Vitra
World Interiors News
Writers' Bloc
Dec 2011 — present Freelance Copy-Editor/ Writer/Proofreader

Nov 2010 — Nov 2011 Maternity Leave
The Art Newspaper
Apollo magazine
Domus magazine
GQ magazine
Icon magazine
UKTV editorial
Onoffice magazine
Oct 2009 — Oct 2010 Freelance Sub-Editor/Writer
The Art Newspaper
Dec 2008 — Oct 2009 Full Time Assistant Editor
  • Assistant Editor for the monthly international art publication
  • Working closely with the Editor, the in-house editorial teams in London and New York and correspondents across the world
  • Commissioning the Museums section of the paper
  • Writing for the News and Museums sections
  • Copy-editing for all sections
  • Liaising with the Web Editor to create and edit unique content for the website, along with uploading articles from the paper
  • Overseeing the production process with the Designer and in-house team
The Art Newspaper
GQ magazine
Blueprint magazine
FX magazine
Icon magazine
OK magazine
UKTV editorial
Live Art Development Agency
July — Nov 2008
Freelance Sub-Editor/Writer
Icon magazine Sept 2006 — June 2008
Nov 2005 — Aug 2006
Full Time Production Editor
Freelance Sub-Editor
  • Production Editor for the monthly contemporary architecture and design magazine published by Media 10
  • Working closely with in-house and freelance writers, the design team, the Editor and the Deputy Editor to oversee all content, maintaining house-style and a high standard of editorial output
  • Final editing and proofreading all copy and writing headlines, standfirsts and captions
  • Editing and project managing specialist supplements and guides for the magazine
  • Liaising with the Web Editor to create and edit unique content for the magazine’s website
  • Writing art reviews and news pieces
  • Managing freelance sub-editors
  • Overseeing scheduling and liaising with the production team
  • Also Production Editor and writer for Onoffice magazine, the workplace architecture and design magazine published by Media 10. I worked with the Editor and in-house team to launch the publication in 2005, and oversaw all aspects of the editorial style/content
Phaidon Press Sept 2005 — Sept 2006 Freelance Project Editor
  • Project Editor for the book Vitamin Ph: New Perspectives in Photography, a major contemporary photography survey published by Phaidon Press in October 2006
  • Editing all text from the 41 authors who wrote on each of the 120 artists, and the 5,000-word introductory essay
  • Liaising with the Managing Editor, Deputy Publisher and Publisher over scheduling, content and overall design of the book, and ensuring the delivery of the book on time, on budget and to the highest quality
  • Writing general introduction and jacket copy
  • Overseeing all proofreading and corrections
  • Working closely with the designer over all aspects of the book, including layouts, jacket and front/end matter
  • Working closely with the production department, coordinating all aspects of reproduction and image quality, and extensively checking proofs and ozalids
  • Creating publicity material, a blad and dummy copy of the book, and consulting over the press campaign
Various magazines and websites May — September 2005 Freelance Sub-Editor/ Writer
Contemporary magazine May 2004 — April 2005 Managing Editor
  • Managing Editor of the monthly contemporary arts and culture magazine published by Art 21
  • Editing all articles in close consultation with writers and overseeing final proofreading of the magazine
  • Overseeing all stages of production with the Publisher, the Art Director, repro house and printers; page-planning; producing schedules and ensuring all deadlines adhered to
  • Commissioning features, profiles and interviews alongside the Senior Editor, and liaising with the News, Reviews and Previews Editors about the content of their sections/columns
Press Association Sept 2002 — May 2004

Jan 2001 — Sept 2002
Freelance Arts Editor/
Sub-Editor
Full Time Arts Editor/
Sub-Editor
  • Sub-editing preview arts coverage for The Guardian Guide
  • Writing and editing visual arts preview and listings coverage for The Guardian, The Times, The Independent, The Metro, The Scotsman, Teletext and several online clients
  • Writing and editing visual arts section of media industry preview magazine Arts Advance
  • Until Oct 2001, Arts Listings Editor for The Pink Paper
UKTV Oct — Dec 2003 Freelance Editorial Assistant
  • Editing interactive content for UKTV channels, using online content management program
Milch Gallery Dec 1999 — Oct 2000 Part Time Assistant
to Director
  • Managing projects, including televised event with Turner Prize nominee Tomoko Takahashi
  • Coordinating press coverage, publicity design and distribution, fundraising, administration
Hoax arts organisation Dec 1999 — Oct 2000 Part Time Assistant
to Director
  • Implementing Hoax bookshop at Lux Centre; liaising with publishers to create an independent arts publications outlet and art multiple store
  • Coordinating press coverage, publicity and marketing (including editing Hoax guide to east London)
Jerwood Gallery Oct 1998 — Dec 1999 Part Time Assistant
to Curator
  • Exhibition administration, press, managing and recruiting team of interns
Chisenhale Gallery Jan — Dec 1999 Part Time Managing Chisenhale Publications
  • Marketing and administering Chisenhale Publications; creating links with art publishers and bookshops to distribute contemporary art publications
  • Managing the administration of selling and distribution

Education

Institution Duration Qualification
Goldsmiths College University of London Sept 2002 — Sept 2003 MA Contemporary Art Theory
Distinction
Birkbeck College University of London Sept 1999 — June 2000 Intensive Diploma Arts Management
Distinction
University College University of London Sept 1995 — June 1998 BA English Literature/ History of Art
2.1
Marlborough College Sept 1993 — June 1995 A-levels
English Literature: A
History: A
Theatre Studies: A
Art: C