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Jenny White

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Education 2002-2005 BA - Journalism and Psychology, City University, London The course dealt with all aspect of journalism from news gathering and reporting to feature writing, interview techniques, court reporting, radio journalism as well as media law and history of journalism. I choose psychology as the social study component of the course. 2000 - 2002 A levels - Hills Road Sixth Form College, Cambridge Psychology English History Photography ________________________________________ Employment May 2010 – present

Runwild Media

Freelance Deputy Editor In May of this year I was commissioned by Runwild Media to work and help launch ‘Vantage’ magazine, a glossy, lifestyle production for the North West London area. The role involves: • Writing features and reviews • Sourcing and writing lead interviews • Sourcing local content for the interior, beauty and social pages My role as Deputy Editor is a job that I do along side my role as Editor for The City & Angel magazine and involves me getting copy in on time and finding local content for particular sections of the magazine. I am also solely in charge of writing the lead interview for every issue. June 2009 – present

Zest Media

Freelance Editor In June of last year I was commissioned by Zest Media to help launch ‘The City & Angel’ magazine, a glossy, lifestyle production for the North London area. The role involves: • writing features and reviews • sourcing and interviewing interesting people living in this part of London • producing editorial ranging from interiors, health & beauty to culture and celebrity interviews • organizing photo shoots and working with a wide range of photographers. I am responsible for all editorial content; I plan every issue and write almost all of the features for the regular pages, as well as being in charge of commissioning freelancers. I am in charge of signing off all editorial pages, including the sales features on press day and working closely with the design team. I meet the monthly deadlines and since The City and Angel began life with a very limited budget my editorial content spend has had to be very carefully managed. September 2007 – May 2009

Archant Life

Assistant Editor This position involved writing features, reviews, interviews and advertorials for several local magazines in north London on subjects ranging from fashion, health & beauty to celebrity interviews and interiors. Part of my role was to seek out local celebrities to arrange interviews, as well as working closely with the sales


team to arrange reviews and interviews with people within the local community. I was responsible for planning the lead interview, planning and writing most of the features for the regular pages and commissioning freelancers. I also organised the photo shoots, working closely with photographers on ideas and concepts for the fashion pages and front covers. Once again, there was a very tight budget but I learned to do good quality work with limited resources, which is often the most fun and challenging way. March 2007 – July 2007

News International

Covering Editorial Assistant for ‘Sunday’, News of the World weekend magazine I gained broad experience in magazine journalism working in this position as an Editorial Assistant with ‘Sunday’ weekend magazine for The News of the World. Sunday was a weekly magazine (now Fabulous) focusing on real life, celebrity interviews, fashion and travel. I carried out research for the features department and wrote for several of the regular pages, such as the travel topic. My position also involved dealing with PR companies, meeting with their representatives, attending press launches as well as dealing with the department’s administration including organising the invoices. December 2005 – March 2007

News International

Freelance Sub Editor at the Sun, TV Magazine Over a period of two years I worked at the Sun TV Magazine doing subbing shifts which entailed proofreading, subbing pages, making text corrections, researching any extra details for the features and writing headlines. Subbing provided me with some very valuable experience – my own copy became much more concise, it taught me to meet tight weekly deadlines and improved my use of Quark Express. September 2006 - January 2007

Sunday Times

Freelance writer for Insideout magazine I worked as an office-based freelance writer for Insideout which was a glossy interiors magazine owned by the Sunday Times. I wrote regular articles, sourced stories, carried out research for the Editor and helped to call in products for shoots. Other Freelance Work • • • •

London Sports Magazine (writing and photography assignments) TV Hits (Photography assignment) Home Magazine Mizz Magazine

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The Independent newspaper Elle Magazine Tatler Magazine She 19 Magazine ID Magazine

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