Pete Wise

Journalist / Copywriter / Digital Marketer

I write news, reviews, features and web copy of various hues. There's no subject too humble or too grand, too serious or too silly.

My readership to date has stretched well into the millions, thanks entirely to the support of great clients like The Guardian, Sunday Times and Daily Mirror. Drop me a line if you think your readers or customers might enjoy my writing too.

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News reporting

How an ancient well is bringing northern Namibia water - until funds dry up
When water first flowed from the new community pump in Eenhana this spring, some locals were slow to celebrate. Groundwater has a tainted reputation in this fast-developing,...
How Jihadi John turned to terror
Reporting on the radicalisation of Mohammed Emwazi.
Failures that made this family homeless.
Supplementary reporting for Focus feature on floods.


Best mattresses in the UK 2018
These are bamboozling times for mattress shoppers. From pocket-sprung to memory foam, heritage handmade to Silicon Valley, there's a dizzying array of quality mattresses to...
Project Hotdog and Hot Doggers café feed, house and train people in need in Hull
At Hot Doggers café, the air's thick with the scent of today's special, steak and chips, and all around us are customers happily tucking in. The café is HQ for Project Hotdog,...
The pig farmers who are doing it right
Did you know that 97% of pigs reared in the UK are not in open air? And that 54% of UK pork is imported from EU pig factories? Our writer Pete Wise visits Porcus Farm, run by a...
Red, Rugged & Raw
Travel feature on the island of Madeira, covering levada walking, lizards, laranjada and more.
Spotlight: Gamification in Digital Marketing
Games are powerful. They entertain us. They develop our tastes, and sometimes our personalities too. From an early age, they teach us about the world. It was only a matter of...
The language of power: communication tips from CEOs
Never underestimate the importance of communication. Whether in business negotiations, in boardroom discussions, or in representing a brand to press and public, a CEO will be...


David Gest interview: 'She took her gun, and she shot his testicle off'
Story teller... David GestSometimes you struggle to get a decent quote from an interviewee. Not with the astonishing David Gest, as Pete Wise discovers Stateside producer turned...
Department M: art is the best form of therapy there is
"I suppose with Department M my aim is to give whoever's listening - and there might only be ten people in the world who feel this way - a world to get lost in, a world of sound...
Craig Charles interview: 'My career is all very accidental'
On the decks... Craig CharlesHaving risen to fame as the star of the immensely popular sci-fi sit-com Red Dwarf, Craig Charles is an actor, writer and music mad DJ. We discussed...


Product copy
Product copy for high-street fashion retailers Kipling.
Product copy
Product descriptions and meta details for fashion e-tailer.
Web content for geo-targeted SEO
Web content for a chartered surveyor's site, targeting local search traffic.

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