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Chris Windle | Elance
 
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Chris Windle

Journalist, writer and editor for hire
   United Kingdom
  |   Bath, Somerset

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $38

Hi there,
The Times, Glamour magazine, Brides magazine, BT Vision, Coca Cola, The Carbon Trust and many more. I've worked with some of the best consumer publications and the biggest brands. They value my ability to write with clarity, wit and flair, no matter what the brief.

Check out some of my work at www.chriswindle.com and please get in touch if you think I can help with your project,

Chris

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Portfolio

A funny first person opinion piece about male attitudes to romance.
This is one of several pieces I have contributed to The Times' Bricks and Mortar...
I was BT Vision's magazine and website sports editor, which involved writing features...
This is one of several travel guides I have written for lastminute.com
As editor of, and a contributor to, BT Vision's website I write features about sport...
A report into vascular disease I wrote for an All Party Parliamentary Group. This...
One of many TV & film features I have written for BT Vision
One of several features for high-end store Charles Tyrwhitt.
A feature about honeymoon sex

Skills (3)

Tested
Content Writing
Journalism
Creative writing

Service Description

I provide great content, on time and on brief whether you're looking for fun and witty editorial, snappy and SEO-friendly corporate copy, head-turning marketing and PR or a combination of them all.

I can provide you with:

Top quality journalism - I have contributed opinion pieces and features to national consumer publications including The Times, The Independent on Sunday, Glamour magazine and Brides magazine. I also write for business-to-business magazine Housebuilder and have interviewed senior figures in the industry including government ministers.

Engaging content - I write features for BT Vision's sport and entertainment website. I also provide cover editing the site, which means coming up with great headlines and straplines, and curating content. I've also written for Coca Cola, Channel 4 and The Cheltenham Festival magazine, and created and written travel guides for lastminute.com.

User friendly corporate copy - I write crisp, clear and easily understood copy about challenging concepts while seamlessly weaving in SEO keywords. I have done this for, among others, The Carbon Trust and MF Global. I have also written reports for All Party Parliamentary Groups and billing letters for BT.

Social media skills - I have managed social media accounts for BT Vision and Coca Cola and know how to engage users and encourage them to interact with a brand. I have also contributed copy for Coca Cola and Sprite Facebook apps.

Press releases that get reported - I know...

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Employment

Zone
Deputy editor/sports editor
2010 - 2011
Overseeing all sport related content for BT Vision including the BT Vision website, customer magazine, VoD store, IPTV and direct marketing. Including commissioning and writing features, managing...
Zone
Editor - Gap Daemon
2010 - 2010
Launch editor of gap year social networking site Gap Daemon. During the three month sabbatical I oversaw the creation and editing of more than 300 travel guides.
Zone
Senior writer
2007 - 2010
Writing features, interviews, scripts, TV and film reviews and marketing copy for print and digital media for Zone clients including BT Vision, UEFA, Coca-Cola, Channel 4, lastminute.com and an...
Housebuiler magazine
Reporter
2005 - 2007
Writing property news, features and interviews, which involved talking to high level industry and government figures including ministers.
Tui
Editor
2003 - 2004
Copywriting and editing for TUI's range of travel brochures.

Education

London College of Printing
Post Graduate Certificate in Periodical Journalism
2004 - 2004
Lancaster University
2:1 BA Hons, English Literature
1997 - 2000

Keywords

Writing
copywriting
editing
journalism
creative
digital
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