Americas editor • GTR • September 2016 – June 2017 • Rio de Janeiro
Responsible for the magazine’s coverage of the American continent in print and online
Wrote daily fintech, trade, export and commodity finance news, producing videos and planning Americas section content
Developed GTR’s network and raised the publication’s profile in the region, including by chairing panels and roundtables at GTR and external events (BAFT Annual Conference 2017)
Deputy editor • GTR • December 2014 – September 2016 • London
Produced news, features and videos for the magazine and website
Managed and trained junior hires on news and feature writing, video editing and website admin
Chaired panels at GTR and external events, animating debates between senior bank and corporate representatives on topics including free trade agreements and banking regulations
Assisted the editor in producing the magazine and all supplements, including proofreading, making editorial changes on inDesign and liaising with the sales and design teams regarding ads
Edited the Mena Supplement 2016
Senior reporter • Bighospitality • April - December 2014 • London
I wrote daily news and monthly features on the UK hospitality industry, including restaurants, pubs, bars and hotels. I was also instrumental in developing the site's new 60-Second Skill video format - a short and easy-to-share demonstration - which helped diversify the brand's offering and boost traffic.
Contributor • Freelance • April 2013 – April 2014
Freelance reporter for GTR and Alternative Emerging Investor while travelling in Thailand and living in Australia.
Reporter • GTR • May 2012 – April 2013 • London
I wrote news and features and pioneered video content for the site.
reporter • meat trades journal • october 2011 – may 2012
I was in charge of a new international website, sourcing news in four languages, editing freelance copy and publishing daily.
Post-graduate diploma, magazine journalism • September 2011 • PMA media training
News, feature and online writing, SEO, design, social networking, video and audio podcasts, media law, subbing. A particular achievement was interviewing Egypt’s first female presidential candidate, Bothaina Kamel.
Master’s degree, English literature • June 2009 • Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis
My dissertation on Native American cinema and identity was published by the Editions Universitaires