Working in the world of PR, enjoying being on the other side and using my journalistic skills to gain great coverage for our clients.
Previously a freelance journalist, copywriter and PR with a wealth of experience, including 17 years at Express Newspapers. Former editor of the Daily Star and Daily Star Sunday's supplement magazines, Hot TV and TV Life. Titles written for include Daily Express, S Magazine, Saturday Magazine, OK! Magazine Special Projects, Daily Star, Daily Star Sunday, Entertainment Daily and Natural Products Magazine.
With a background in creating beauty, health, travel, real-life and celebrity features, skills include editing, writing, organising and directing photo shoots and media relations.
Multi-Media Journalism professional graduated from Bournemouth University.
A travel feature on cruising around France, Spain and Guernsey
We try three heavenly havens
A travel feature on a relaxing new resort in the Majorcan hills
A gourmet break to the beautiful southwest coast of Tenerife
A short getaway to the Spanish capital
A round up of luxury UK spas
Join the jetset in Dubai, Madrid or Paris
There's more to Sin City than casinos
A feature on Gran Canaria as part of a wider feature on hidden island gems
A feature on Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, as part of a wider round up piece of winter sun destinations.
Head to Fuerteventura to catch some rays and enjoy stunning scenery
The sandy beaches, lush countryside and rich history of the Channel Island
Spas and relaxation in the Portugal hot spot
A trip to the friendly Greek island
A weekend of indulgence in Brussels
A trip to the laid back isle of Cape Verde
A festive break to Benidorm
How to make the most of your first trip to the Big Apple
One of Lanzarote's chicest adults-only hotels
A chic hotel in east London
A stunning countryside retreat in West Sussex
Sunshine and stunning scenery provide the perfect backdrop to a relaxing break in Gran Canaria
A luxury country house hotel perfect for a pampering break
The perfect base for a romantic weekend in Rome
Detox and retox on the White Isle
A boutique bolthole in a countryside mansion
A whirlwind weekend in Dubai/Down Hall Hotel review
Combine a beach and city break in this stunning hotel
The popstar on taking risks and why she loves using her sex appeal to make an impact.
The girl band chat fitness and self-belief
The presenter on Dancing On Ice and her relationship with Phillip Schofield
The presenter on married life and her battle with anxiety
The popstar on summer style and confidence
The former Made In Chelsea star chats beauty, fitness and married life
The model and presenter on her fabulous forties
The Silent Witness actress on finding a balance and feeling good
The Coronation Street actress shares her fitness plan
The TOWIE star chats career and relationship goals
The Saturdays singer shares her party season make-up tips
The Coronation Street star on her explosive Christmas storyline
The X-Factor singer on her fitness business venture
Georgia Harrison, Tina Stinnes and Ellie Jones on the hit dating show and future plans
The actress looks back on Mad Men and shares her beauty secrets
The model reveals her beauty secrets
The actress reveals she didn't want her Corrie character killed off
The Voice coaches reveal all
The singer on touring and top beauty tips
The Coronation Street actress on her bus crash horror storyline
The actress on why she's a risk-taker
The WAG chats babies and beauty tips
The Strictly presenter chats style, beauty and family life
The girl band on their rise to fame
The singer and presenter on outrageous fans and staying in shape
The presenter and model on her fashion collection and what makes her feel good
Exclusive shoot and interview on the star's fitness plan
The US reality TV superstar chats beauty, fitness and keeping her relationship secret
The TOWIE original on why she had to leave the show - exclusive shoot and interview
The singer on life after The X Factor
A look at developments in the natural dental care market
Gorgeous treats to brighten your day
A look at celebrity diet craze The Dukan Diet
Lucy Mecklenburgh shares her LBD diet and fitness plan
Fashion and beauty must-haves for a stunning yuletide
Celebrity trainer Nikki Waterman on how you don't need a gym membership to get fit
Gorgeous treats to brighten your day
Gorgeous treats to brighten your day
Sexy essentials to give you va-va-voom
Add some bling to your beauty routine
Your beauty first aid kit
Treat youself and help beat breast cancer
Beauty tips fit for a princess
Make the most of bedtime
Steal the celebs' red carpet secrets
How to keep healthy and reduce your cancer risk
Add some flower power to your beauty regime
How to deal with PMS
Autumn's top trends
Look good in a flash
New anti-ageing innovations
Three women reveal how appearing on television shows made a massive difference to their lives.
How to look after your skin in each decade
How one man beat the booze for love
How to look after your dental health
The ancient Chinese art of face reading
Easy at-home workout
Football is a game of two halves
Why breakfast is the most important meal of the day
When it came to the crunch, Sam got her man!
Three couples reveal why working together is the secret to wedded bliss
Is this the most romantic man in Britain?
You don't have to catch a plane to have a good time
How the shyest shrinking violet can appear to be the life and soul
While the trend is to marry later, some are still tying th eknot in their twenties
The GetGo travel system is the latest offering by Micralite, a company that prides itself on creating innovative, easy-to-use products for parents always on the go. Launched in 1990 with the Fastfold stroller, Micralite joined forces with Silver Cross in 2018.
Know the drill Discovering everything from 'naked gum' to toothpaste tabs, Dominique Ayling cuts her teeth in the natural oral care market. No one can claim to enjoy going to the dentist. While we may not want gappy smiles or receding gums, the sound of a drill is enough to send even the most dental care savvy of us running for the hills.
Kym Marsh is 'heartbroken' after her uncle passed away from coronavirus and her family were not allowed to visit him in hospital. The former Coronation Street star paid tribute to her 'amazing' uncle George who died in hospital from COVID-19.
The mother of Caroline Flack has slammed CPS law chief Ed Beltrami for insisting he was right to prosecute the late Love Island host, saying: "Why can't you let my beautiful daughter rest in peace?" Caroline, 40, took her own life on February 15, hours after learning lawyers were going ahead with assault charges.
Danielle Armstrong gave birth to her daughter Orla Mae Edney yesterday (May 26), telling fans 'my world is now complete'. Read more: Jacqueline Jossa and Dan Osborne's 'split' just a publicity stunt, fans suggest The former TOWIE star announced the news on Instagram, sharing a selection of adorable snaps of her and fiance Tommy Edney cradling their newborn daughter in hospital.
Coronavirus cases could surge in winter as the virus thrives in cooler temperatures with less humidity, scientists warn. Experts have found a link between the daily temperature and COVID-19, according to a study by the University of Sydney and the Fudan University School of Public Health in Shanghai.
According to the NHS, you should self-isolate if you have a high temperature or a new, continuous cough but there are actually several first symptoms of coronavirus, otherwise known as COVID-19, that you should look out for. It's thought that thousands of Brits could have coronavirus without even realising so it's important to be aware of the first symptoms of the virus.
Former Coronation Street actress Tisha Merry has revealed her fears she's going bald after anaemia made her hair fall out. Tisha, 26, explained she was diagnosed with anaemia, a condition in which you don't have enough red blood cells to meet your body's needs.
James Jordan and wife Ola have been open with their struggles to start a family, with the happy couple finally expecting a baby girl through IVF in March. James has now spoken out about the struggles they faced, revealing questions about when they would have a baby "cut like a knife".
Caroline Flack is reportedly writing a self-help book while she awaits trial for assault. The 40-year-old former Love Island presenter denies attacking boyfriend Lewis Burton just before Christmas and is due to stand trial in March.
An aide working for Meghan Markle is a former actress who played a stripper in raunchy Hollyoaks spin-off, Hollyoaks Later. Beth Herlihy, 33, a programme coordinator for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, used to work as a model and actress before landing the prestigious royal role.
Rebekah Vardy has shared an adorable picture of her baby daughter Olivia Grace, snuggled up and sleeping soundly. Becky, 37, and husband Jamie Vardy welcomed the tot on December 28. Read more: Rebekah Vardy welcomes baby girl The mum of five wrote: "She loves her Snoo...
Presenter Phillip Schofield will host a brand new travel show without his regular This Morning sidekick Holly Willoughby, teaming up instead with weather girl Lucy Verasamy.
Lucy Fallon has been left devastated after her mobile phone containing precious pictures was allegedly stolen at her Coronation Street leaving party. Lucy, 24, filmed her final scenes as Corrie's Bethany Platt earlier this week and headed out to celebrate in Manchester with friends and co-stars. Read more: Coronation Street's Jack P.
Her latest venture sees her team up with Diversity star Jordan Banjo to host new BBC1 show The Greatest Dancer, devised by fellow Britain's Got Talent judge Simon Cowell. "As a massive fan of dance, I'm so excited about the prospect of finding amazing new talent," Alesha says.
While Leicester City player Jamie is undoubtedly a star, the 36 year old - who is mum to three-year-old Sofia and Finley, 16 months, with Jamie, and Megan, 13, and Taylor, seven, from previous relationships - has made a name for herself, too.
The singer, 27, is the new brand ambassador for KISS nails and lashes, a range she says is perfect for her hectic lifestyle darting between the recording studio, concerts, TV appearances and trying to spend quality time with her fiancé Oliver Cheshire.
In fact, their fourth album, Glory Days, has officially spent more weeks in the Top 40 than any other girl band in history! Now, Perrie Edwards, Jesy Nelson, Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Jade Thirlwall are working on their fifth album and are touring the UK this summer.
In reality the 27 year old has been working hard at returning to her pre-pregnancy fitness. And her dedication has paid off. Binky, alongside personal trainer Tyrone Brennand, is an ambassador for Reebok and can be seen here modellingits new fitness wear collection.
The singer, movie star and Broadway actress is now an expert coach, having also appeared on The Voice in the United States. Jennifer rejoins fellow coaches Tom Jones, Will.i.am and newcomer Olly Murs in the search for a new singing star this year.
The countdown to the start of telly's most sparkly show is on, and it's not just us who can't wait for the return of Strictly Come Dancing - presenter Claudia Winkleman is excited, too. "The producers are four fantastic women who get it completely right ever year, like a magical science," she says.
Spain has always been one of my favourite holiday destinations but I've never ventured inland, preferring breaks by the sea. I was worried a weekend in Madrid might be busy rather than relaxing, but this beautiful city was just the tonic I needed.
Pop superstar Ellie Goulding has teamed up with shoe brand Deichmann to launch her own collection of footwear including heels, wedges and flats. "I'm very proud and excited to launch a shoe range with Deichmann," says the singer. "Affordable fashion is everything to me. I remember being in university and not having any money whatsoever.
Rumours of a romance between Mollie King and her Strictly Come Dancing professional partner AJ Pritchard have gathered pace quicker than a well-mastered mambo, with the couple appearing extremely close during their time on the BBC1 show. However, the Saturdays singer recently opened up about being single.
Since leaving Coronation Street, it's been non-stop for Michelle Keegan, who has starred in Ordinary Lies, Our Girl and, most recently,Tina & Bobby. The actress, 29, has also managed to design another stunning clothing collection for Lipsy, which she's seen modelling here.
Marnie, 26, who has previously been diagnosed with body dysmorphia, has undergone a long list of surgical treatments in the past including liposuction, lip fillers, a boob job and most recently getting her nose "fixed".
As we know, the Kardashian sisters are not afraid of flashing some flesh in skimpy body-con dresses. And if you're a fan of their bold style, now you can steal it thanks to Kourtney Kardashian's sassy new range for PrettyLittleThing. "My inspiration behind the collection was Studio 54, 70s Cher vibes.
Model, actress and TV presenter Kelly Brook is always on the go, most recently joining the Lorraine team to front a fashion segment. Kelly, 37, is also once again working with Skechers and says the brand suits her more relaxed style.
We love the new easy-to-wear S/S16 collection designed by Jameela Jamil for Simply Be. The TV presenter, 30, says she wants to make women feel good in what they're wearing regardless of their size, and has created a range of flattering must-haves including a playsuit, maxi dress and Bardot-style dress.
Since bowing out of Coronation Street as Katy Armstrong last year, Georgia May Foote has wowed on Strictly Come Dancing, been signed by a modelling agency, bagged the role of Holly Golightly in the touring theatre production of Breakfast At Tiffany's and has a hot new boyfriend to boot.
That white bikini she wore in the jungle on I'm A Celeb helped Myleene Klass's career skyrocket. And now she's an expert at designing flattering swimwear. Seen here modelling her latest collection with Littlewoods, Myleene, who is mum to Ava, eight, and Hero, five, says you don't need to have a perfect figure to look hot on the beach.
Stunning Coronation Street actress Catherine Tyldesley is in super shape - thanks to her healthy diet and fitness regime. In fact, we think Catherine, 32, is looking so amazing, we've teamed up with her trainer, Matt Warner from Manchester's Ultimate Performance Studio, to find out how she does it.
Arriving in Las Vegas is an overwhelming experience: jaw-dropping, sky-scraping hotels, flashing neon signs and replicas of world-famous landmarks rise majestically from the Mojave Desert. Add in the stunning mountain ranges that surround this iconic southern Nevada city and it's a pretty amazing sight.
In 2008, Katie Piper was subjected to an horrific acid attack arranged by her ex-boyfriend, which left her blind in one eye and with such severe facial injuries surgeons had to remove all of the skin from her face and rebuild it in a pioneering operation.
But it's not just the weather that's warm - the welcome is something special too. Restaurant owners chat and share a drink with their customers, bar staff are extra friendly and some locals even invite you into their homes.
Dedicated piece of coverage as part of the Bourjois x Superdrug campaign.
Coverage secured on behalf of client Pycnogenol.
Coverage as part of launch campaign for the return of Bourjois, exclusive to Superdrug.
Worked with the journalist on this exclusive to mark migraine drug Ajovy being approved by NICE to treat episodic migraine.
Exclusive feature placed in The Times following the 'State of the Nation' report by client Heart Valve Voice.
Great coverage for client NHS Medway and their PATH resource - providing support for families suffering with perinatal mental illness.
Perinatal mental illness can affect up to a fifth of new and expectant mothers. Francesca Prior discusses how occupational health professionals and line managers can support those with a mental health condition their partners. Parents make up a large part of the UK labour market - 75.1% of mothers and 92.6% of fathers with dependent children are in work, according to the Office for National Statistics.
Put client forward as an expert for this feature into bullying, liaising with the journalist and helping client respond to questions accordingly.
Interviewed client, the founder of iSpace Wellbeing, to help craft this feature on children's mental health. The same feature appeared in 37 publications across Reach PLC including the Daily Mirror, Daily Record and many regional outlets.
Press release written and sent out on behalf of client iSpace Wellbeing resulting in several pieces of regional coverage.
Press release written and send out on behalf of client iSpace Wellbeing.
Researched and ghost wrote feature on behalf of client GAMA Healthcare
Exclusive interview arranged with the Daily Mail and Home Office minister Rachel Maclean about her personal experience of migraine. An MP criticising the NHS and the postcode lottery in accessing anti-CGRP treatments was a massive win.
Set up interviews and arranged a case study on behalf of client Teva Pharmaceuticals.
Liaised with the Express and interviewed psychiatrist on behalf of client NHS Medway.
Coverage for client Glam Wax
Interview arranged with the founder of Forever Sewing.
Coverage secured after arranging for the journalist to meet and interview Carolyn Radford.
Coverage secured after organising a day for journalists to experience the 3D HydrO2 facial.
Approached the Daily Star Sunday and arranged the interview resulting in this coverage for client Carolyn Radford, CEO of Mansfield Town FC.
Liased with the magazine, conducted the interview with Carolyn, and provided the publication with copy.
Arranged for both Danielle Lloyd and Billie Faiers to try the 3D HydrO2 Facial, including negotiating fee and social media activity, resulting in this feature.
Arranged a treatment day for journalists and influencers to experience celebrity favourite, the 3D HydrO2 facial.
Arranged for Danielle Lloyd to experience the 3D HydrO2 Facial at their Leamington Spa salon. Captured social media content and interviewed Danielle for quotes to feed out to the press.
Client Dr Mark Buddha's tip about mouthwash used in a wider piece after targeting media with a press release.
Sent out a Christmas related press release with dental tips from client Dr Mark Buddha. Provided extra quotes to make a bigger piece for publication.
Arranged for client Forever Sewing to send out matching loungewear to Dan Osbourne and family while supporting wife Jacqueline Jossa on I'm A Celebrity.
Sent out a press release to coincide with the launch of new dressing gowns from client Forever Sewing, followed up with extra quotes from ambassador Dan Osbourne.