March 2014 – present
Co-founder, writer and editor, Editors’ Ink HK
Hong Kong-based English language writer and editor with considerable experience in both online and print media. Specialising in creating natural and engaging editorial articles and advertorial copy across a wide range of lifestyle topics, including travel, food, parenting, fashion and health, on brief and to deadline.
December 2012 – March 2014
Editor, Sassy Mama Hong Kong
Managing all editorial content across one of Hong Kong’s foremost parenting and lifestyle websites. Working with regular contributors and expert advisors to write and edit great quality, engaging articles, of interest to Sassy Mama’s database of subscribers. Key tasks were
- Working autonomously within a highly deadline-driven culture, flexibly as needed
- Writing high quality and well-researched articles, guides and roundups
- Proof-reading and editing all contributor and expert advisor submissions to house style; making amendments to improve the flow, tone and clarity of articles as required
- Working closely with the Sales and Marketing team to produce high quality advertorial copy, to client brief and within deadline; facilitating with meetings and introductions to potential clients and relevant industry contacts
- Assisting with the creation, proof-reading and editing of weekly eDMs to an engaged audience of over 13,000 subscribers
- Managing and mentoring interns and junior members of the editorial team
- Representing Sassy Media Group at meetings, events, tastings and reviews
- Regularly producing content for other Sassy Media Group websites
- Providing occasional guest contributions to other publications, both web and print, on behalf of Sassy Media Group.
July 2012 – December 2012
Freelance writer, Sassy Mama Hong Kong
Researched, fact-checked and wrote extensive weekly roundup articles and guides for Sassy Mama Hong Kong. Collaborated with the then-editor to produce great quality and timely articles, to brief, on Hong Kong parenting and lifestyle topics.
2009 – 2012
Freelance writer, various publications
Freelance contributor to Hong Kong, Thai, Chinese and UK lifestyle publications; both web and print media. Topics included expat lifestyle, fashion, travel, beauty and parenting.