profile

Emma King

Journalist

Leamington Spa, CV32 5LA, England, UK

Skills

Researcher

Writer

Editor

Proofreader

About

A hard-working and dedicated journalist, Emma has spent two years rising through the ranks of the publishing industry. She currently works in customer writing, at Summersault Communications in Leamington Spa. Emma is looking to relocate to London, and begin a career in newsstand titles. At Summersault, Emma is currently works as: -An independent retail magazine which has a circulation of 6,000 -Assistant Editor for a film magazine with a circulation of 300,000 –Web Content Editor for a hair and beauty company website, called Racoon International. With both consumer and customer writing experience, and a background in PR, and a 2:1 BA Hons. degree in English Literature, Emma is looking to make the next step into newsstand titles as a junior staff writer or section-head, writing for topics that she loves such as celebrity showbiz, fashion, films, music, food, travel and viral internet trends.

Education

QM University of London

English Literature , English Literature

May 2010 - May 2010

Experience

Journalist

Summersault Communications , Leamington Spa

October 2010 - October 2012

As a junior staff writer, Emma has taken on responsibility during her time at Summersault that would normally require a much more experienced Editor. Emma is Editor for a 64-page, bi-monthly magazine that goes out to 6,000 independent retailers; Assistant Editor on a cinema magazine for Apollo, Showcase and Empire cinemas that goes out to 300,000 consumers; Web Content Editor for Racoon International, a hair and beauty company.

Writing
Editing
Client Liaisons
Junior Account Executive

S&X Media , Birmingham

September 2010 - October 2010

Full time, one month Internship, working with the following clients: Style Birmingham at Pavilions Shopping Centre, Speedo’s collaboration with ‘From Somewhere’ at London Fashion Week, BMW & Mini Lifestyle, Holiday On Ice.

Writing
Client Liaison
Secretarial
PR Assistant

Frequency Media Ltd , Birmingham

May 2010 - August 2010

Full time, unpaid, 3 month internship upon immediately completing an English Literature degree at Queen Mary, University of London. Working with the following clients: Latitude Festival, Cirque Du Soleil, Gatecrasher, Urban and Country Leisure, Duran Duran and The Assembly @ Leamington Spa.

Writing
Client Liaison
Secretarial
Sales Assistant

HMV , Oxford Circus, London

March 2009 - May 2010

Full time sales assistant, DVD department. Part of a 200+ member team at one of London’s busiest retail stores. learned to approach and converse with a wide spectrum of diverse clientele, and built up an extend knowledge of film and music.

Admin
Research
Customer Relations

Workplace personality

100+

Company Size

12

Day Length

25+

Team Size

Loud

Noise Level

Formal

Dress Code

Benefits

Relocate

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