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Work experience

May 2013Present

News & Travel Editor

Livingetc - Time Inc UK

Responsible for editing and writing news pages; attending press shows; representing the brand at client events and meetings; researching, editing and writing travel pages; editing contributors' copy; conducting interviews and editing copy for ‘ My Interior Life' feature; selecting and writing news stories for the Livingetc blog; managing Editorial Assistant and overseeing the Trendetc page and the weekly digital newsletter.

Mar 2014Present

Freelance writer/copywriter

Writing news stories, features, trend reports and interviews for interiors and design publications/brands. Clients have included Surface View, Harrods Magazine and Alto.  

Jan 2012May 2013

Editorial Assistant

Livingetc - Time Inc UK

Responsible for assisting Houses Editor and News/Travel Editor; researching possible candidates for house stories and interviews; researching and writing‘ Trendetc' page; writing copy and researching for extra features; picture research for regaular features; reccing potential houses for house stories; writing and researching posts for Livingetc blog; upkeep of general admin

Oct 2011Jan 2012

Freelance Styling Assistant & Writer

Assisting established interior stylists on shoots, product research and shoot co-ordination. Clients included John Lewis, Telegraph Magazine, Elle Decoration, Grand Designs Magazine and Livingetc. Writing copy, news stories and interviews for lifestyle publications including Time Out and Elle Decoration.

Sep 2010Oct 2011

Features Assistant

Elle Decoration

Responsible for assisting Focus and Homes editors and picture desk with picture research, coordinating and assisting on shoots, liaising with photographers and PR companies,  writing copy and credits for features and styling small still life shots for the magazine.

Jul 2009Nov 2009


Twenty Twenty Television

Working on a online fashion series aimed at teenagers entitled 'The Closet'. Responsible for sourcing and creating contacts within the fashion industry, sourcing contributors, set dressing and liaising with stylist, organising shoots and assisting on location shoots.


A Levels

Backwell School, North Somerset

A Level English Language (B)

A Level Drama (B)

A Level Art (A)

AS Level Communication studies (A)

Sep 2005Jun 2008

BA Hons Surface Design

London College of Communication, University of the Arts, London
Sep 2003Jul 2004

Art Foundation Diploma

University of the West of England



Bethan Ryder/Deputy Editor, Telegraph Luxury

Former News & Travel Editor at Livingetc.  [email protected]

Morag Bruce/Editor

Former Acting Editor of Alto and Acting News & Travel Editor at Livingetc. [email protected]