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Ruth Hayhurst | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jul 18, 2012

Ruth Hayhurst

Experienced journalist, writer, editor
   United Kingdom
  |   Lewes, East Sussex
  |  2:57 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $50

Top-quality writing, always on time, at a fair price.
Ruth Hayhurst has 30 years experience of writing for some of the biggest names in the UK, including BBC radio and television, Ideal Home Magazine, Consumers' Association, The Royal Parks, English Heritage and Natural England.
She delivers accurate and stylish text to any length, style or audience. Although she specialises in the heritage and environmental sectors, she regularly writes on a wide range of subjects. She never misses a deadline.
Ruth Hayhurst can oversee your writing...

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Portfolio

Editor and writer of 10 issues of English Nature's magazine, Urbio, which published...
Work included: planning content; writing and commissioning articles; content and...
Report designed for local authority planners. Work included concept design, research,...
Report written for urban nature conservation professionals.
Content for panel commissioned by The Royal Parks. Work included content and picture...
One of 25 self-guided trails for London's Royal Parks. The commission included:...
Work commissioned by London Wildlife Trust. Work included interviewing staff, content...
Seasonal guide to events in all London's Royal Parks. Work included collating event...

Skills (6)

Tested
Editing and proof-reading
web content
heritage interpretation
newsletters and marketing material
Research for writing projects
Project management

Service Description

Ruth Hayhurst's services include:

Written content for:
Strategic, annual and project reports
Newsletters and magazines
Visitor materials, including noticeboards, interpretative panels, guided and self-guided trails, audio guides and guide books
Press releases
Webpages and social media sites

Ruth Hayhurst also offers
Project management for your writing projects
Copy editing
Proof-reading
Text content development
Bespoke coaching and training in media relations, interview skills, and heritage interpretation

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Employment

Ruth Hayhurst Communications
Independent writer, editor and journalist
2000 - Present
Clients include: The Royal Parks, National Trust, English Heritage, Natural England, The Royal Academy, Wildlife Trusts, Greater London Authority. Work includes written content for:...
Wildlife 2000 Wildlife Festival consortium
Project officer
1999 - 2000
London Wildlife Trust
Project Officer
1998 - 1999
University of Bangor
Visiting lecturer in media relations
1997 - 1998
BBC TV and Radio
Producer, Editor
1989 - 1997
Consumers' Association/Which?
Press Officer and Head of Media Relations
1986 - 1989

Education

National Council for the Training of Journalists
Journalism Proficiency Test
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University of Durham
BA (hons), class 2i, Geography
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University of Bangor
Postgrad dip, distinction, Countryside Management
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Keywords

Journalism
Article writing
Editing
Project management
Report writing
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