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Award-winning editor: PPA, BSME, Total Publishing, APA

Over 20 years as a magazine editor in the fields of consumer technology, design,
travel, movies, internet, creativity, home computing, games & male interest

Editor of seven newsstand launches and more than a dozen relaunches

Proven ability at coming up with innovative ideas for digital expansion and a clear understanding of web design, having launched a variety of web design magazines
and built my own website

Defined new markets with first titles into sectors

Worked with licensed titles and with brand-protective companies: Virgin Trains,
Virgin Holidays, Hamptons, Sega, Ministry of Sound, Adobe

Vast experience working with varying team sizes. Skilled at recruiting new teams, managing, directing and ultimately getting the best from staff

Adept at working with marketing and ad teams as well as third parties

Worked on building brands, expanding beyond print to find innovative ways of
promoting publications

Creative and editorially driven but with strong business acumen; skilled at exploring creative ideas that expand potential revenue streams

Good at building industry relations and promoting brands through round-tables,
events and seminars

IT Skills: Proficient in Word, Excel, InDesign, Photoshop, Expression Web,
Quark Xpress, Dreamweaver (I built this site myself using Dreamweaver CS5)


{activities & interests}
I have a passion for the latest trends in consumer technology and am a self-confessed tech-head. But my interests don't end there. I’m also a keen traveller, my biggest expedition being a year spent exploring Australia and Thailand. I attend a local gym 3-4 times a week and am a keen cyclist. I’m also interested in property renovation, having redesigned two flats and installed all the latest gadgetry both inside and out. I’m an avid reader of contemporary fiction and a fan of TV documentaries and science programmes.


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