Below are some of the highlights of my career to date. Further details available on request.
Press Operations Manager, AELTC for the Wimbledon Championships, 2009 - 2018
Press Officer with Team GB (BOA) in Sydney at the 2000 Olympics
Chief Press Officer at the Team GB Holding Camp (BOA), Cyprus for the 2004 Olympics
Chief Press Officer to Team England at the Manchester Commonwealth Games, 2002
Senior Press Officer at the Virgin Money London Marathon 2002 - 15
Press Officer to Brighton Marathon Weekend 2015 onwards
Agencies/Organisations worked for:
API, London (now Octagon) – Media and Communications Manager
TEAM Marketing, Lucerne, Switzerland (UEFA Champions League) – Marketing and Event Manager
Raleigh International, London (including expedition in Zimbabwe) – Press Officer
Dewynters, London, West End Theatre marketing – Marketing Manager
Retained PR clients:
Loughborough University, Sussex Sports Awards, Coutts, Professional Rugby Players Association, Professional Cricketers Association, English Institute of Sport, Leicester Tigers, Clarke Wilmott and Clarke Solicitors, Major League Baseball, Warner Bros. Smash Tennis
Titles regularly contributed to include:
The Times, The Sportswoman, Skylines (BA’s in-flight magazine), Action for Children (charity website), Accommodation Management magazine, H Magazine, Supernanny (offshoot of the popular TV series), Safekids.com, Homes Overseas magazine, Running Rugby, Sponsorshiponline.co.uk, wifesgone.com, Management Accounting magazine, Active Sussex Sports Awards programme, Homes Overseas Earl’s Court exhibition brochure.
mother@work - September 2003 – January 2010:
Editor and writer of award winning website mother@work, a web based monthly magazine for working mothers.
Coordinator of contributing freelancers, image sourcing, CMS management. Includes interviews with Jenny Murray, Shirley Conran, Prue Leith, Penny Streeter and Rachel Elnaugh among others. Established annual awards at Downing Street and City Hall with Sarah Brown, former PM's wife, a key supporter from the start.
I was also a regular contributor to news related interviews and documentaries including BBC News, C5 news, Sky, CNN, various newspaper and magazine articles as well as BBC national and regional radio as a spokesperson for working mothers.
Recipient of the Bud Collins Award for outstanding media relations skills, awarded by the International Tennis Writers Association (ITWA) at the O2 in 2016.
BA Hons in Public Media and English Literature, Leeds University
MA Text and Performance Studies, King’s College, London and Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA)