Deputy Political Editor, Sunday Express (April 2022 - Current role)

• Writing news and features for the Sunday Express and leaders for the Daily Express, two of the UK’s leading newspapers.


• I specialise in politics in the broadest sense, including health, education, transport, welfare reform, business, foreign affairs and the economy.

• I build lasting relationships with senior figures in government, business, public services and academia 

• I help lead the Sunday Express’ political coverage, advising the Editor and other senior staff and taking part in editorial meetings.

• I commission content from journalists and outside contributors including senior politicians.

• I create online content for mobile, tablet and PC/Mac. I’m experienced in use of content management systems and analytics tools. I can edit content directly in HTML if needed.

• I have created and managed a newsletter using the Pure360 content management system.

• I host and chair online video events, including hustings and interviews.

• I am primarily a writer but I also shoot and edit video, source photographs and take part in podcasts.  


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