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Sarah Morton | Elance
 
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Sarah Morton

News and Features writer and journalist
   United Kingdom
  |  1:02 pm Local Time

Overview

I am currently a freelance features writer, with seven years of experience working for some of the biggest publishing companies in the UK, including Bauer Consumer Media, The National Magazine Company, Trinity Mirror, and Express Newspapers.

I have also worked for PPR Publicity, Universal Music, Oxford University Press, ITV and the BBC.

I specialise in real life and showbiz news reporting and feature writing, with my work featuring in Reveal, Star Magazine, New! Closer, The Daily Star, The Daily Mirror, TV Quick, TV Choice, Real People...

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News and Features writing
Showbiz
Real life

Service Description

With a wealth of experience specialising in showbiz and entertainment news and feature writing, I am no stranger to writing headlines, interviewing some of the world's top stars and sourcing exclusive stories. I also have vast experience in writing real life pieces, health and lifestyle articles and beauty pages.

I am looking for freelance opportunities that are in keeping with my background.
As a former section editor at one of Britain's top showbiz magazine, I am a keen self starter, unflappable under pressure and work perfectly to deadlines. I specialise in feature articles, interviews and news writing.

I am also interested in ghost writing opportunities.


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Employment

Freelance News and Features
Writer
2009 - Present
Showbiz News and entertainment writer - New magazine, Showbiz news reporter– The Daily Star, Showbiz news and feature writer -Closer, Showbiz reporter - Bang Media. Entertainment and music...
Express Newspapers - Star Magazine
Acting TV Editor/News and Features Writer
2009 - 2012
The role required me to be responsible for the entire TV section of the magazine. Duties included commissioning and conducting at least one DPS interview every week, as well as following up on new...
Bauer Consumer Media - TV Quick and TV Choice
Writer
2006 - 2009
Duties included conducting and writing celebrity interviews, liaising with press officers to compile features on current and upcoming shows, writing up the weekly news pages and designing and...
The National Magazine Company - Reveal
Writer
2005 - 2006
The role required me to conduct telephone interviews, write articles, research information for various departments within the magazine, including fashion, beauty, celebrity news, health and...
Trinity Mirror - The Daily Mirror
Fashion Assistant
2005 - 2005
The role included assisting the fashion editor with ideas for features and articles and contacting clients regarding clothing and accessories featured in the paper.

Education

University of Reading
English Literature Bachelor of Arts
2001 - 2004

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Journalist
Entertainment
Features
Health
Lifestyle
Women
Interviews
Magazines
Newspapers
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