Emily Hodgkin

Journalist

I am proficient in producing versatile copy for print and online, and I would make a keen, confident and efficient member of your company. I have excellent communication and team skills and an understanding how to work professionally in the news room environment. I am an excellent news and feature writer and multimedia producer. I have a comprehensive set of skills for making engaging content to attract and maintain audiences. I am efficient and quick when completing tasks and take pride in the work I produce.

Portfolio

Formerly obese mum loses 20 STONE by hypnosis
Dee Chan, 55, from Fife, Scotland, went from 37 stone to a size 14 The slimmer turned to hypnotherapy to make the massive weight loss She had tried gastric surgery and wiring...
Grey-haired mother proves its never too late to become a model at 55
Plus size advocate, Anna Scholz, hired 55-year-old model Nicola Griffin Nicola, from Nottingham, is a size 16 and has been modelling for 18 months The autumn/winter campaign has...

News

Islington burglar only targeted vulnerable women over 60
A man who showed "no remorse whatsoever" after he burgled the homes of 14 vulnerable and elderly women in Islington in a six-month spree has been jailed for 10 years. William...
Jeremy Corbyn's used coffee cup sells for £51
A disposable coffee cup used by Jeremy Corbyn as sold in an online auction for £51. The cup, which the Islington North MP had been drinking from during a visit to Nottingham,...
Family "totally devasted" as police name Hoxton stabbing victim
Police have identified a teenage boy who was stabbed to death on Hoxton on Friday night as Marcel Addai. Officers were called to the St John's Estate on Pitfield Street, where...
Finsbury Park Mosque leader calls to end "disease" of Islamophobia
A top Muslim leader has a called for community cohesion to tackle the "disease" of Islamophobia. Mohammed Kozbar, chairman of Finsbury Park Mosque, has urged members of the...
Doctor Foster fans demand their heroine gets revenge on Twitter
Fans of BBC1 drama Doctor Foster have taken to Twitter to predict what will happen in tonight's much-anticipated final episode. Around eight million viewers are expected to tune...
Britain's most stylish baby? 8-month-old has 5,000 Instagram followers
Freya Fossaceco, from Bath, is styled by her mum, Kirsty Whelan Kirsty, 26, has been photographing Freya for Instagram from 10 weeks old Freya is the face of baby boutiques who...
Toddler who is obsessed with cleaning turns her wardrobe blue
Abi Rolfe, 29, from Par, Cornwall, was shocked to find her wash dyed blue She discovered her daughter Zoe had put a green scarf in the machine Zoe, 16 months, loves cleaning and...
Odds put Yvette Cooper second to Jeremy Corbyn in leadership race
Yvette Cooper emerged today as the biggest challenge to favourite Jeremy Corbyn in the battle to become the next Labour leader, after last night's Sky News live debate - at...
BBC viewers brand Go Between's skinny dipping scene 'a bit silly'
Adaptation of The Go-Between featured skinny dipping and scything Viewers moaned scenes were similar to Poldark and Pride and Prejudice The cast's Norfolk accents also come...
'Only more police can solve Nag's Head begging issue'
Senior security officers at the Nag's Head Centre have said a bigger police presence in the area is the only way to stop mounting anti-social behaviour. Dovi Yebovi, 77, who has...
NHS boss's salary "hard to justify" says Royal College of Nurses
Archant Boss's more than £250,000 package could pay 12 nurses' wages An Islington hospital has denied that its chief executive earns a salary of over a quarter of a million...
Islington free school will focus on maths, finance and creativity
Archant Consolations are taking place on a free school proposed to open in Islington in 2017, with a focus on maths, finance and creativity as its main ethos. The proposed...
London Fashion Week's styles recreated with charity shop bargains
Charity Fashion Live has found charity shop options for London Fashion Week's top catwalk designs Stylist Emma Slade Edmondson created the bargain looks in a live show - with...
Positive signs as owners of Madame Jojo's building say venue's spirit 'will live on' | West End...
A spokeswoman for Soho Estates, which owns the building, said: "It has always been in the plans that it was going to be regenerated. The floor plan is being moved around a bit...
Hackney Coucil postpones nightclub clampdown
Archant Controversial proposals by Hackney Council to clamp down on new bars, clubs and night venues in the area has been postponed after a "minor error" was noticed in the...
10 best crochet dresses
If there's one crochet dress on this list that embodies the current Seventies revival, this is it. The body-con strappy tunic in retro orange, brown and lilac hues looks as if...

Multimedia & Online

James, 69, launches campaign on Twitter to find lost friend
Archant Search for pal John who went missing 53 years Twitter users have rallied round to help a 69-year-old man to find his best friend from 53 years ago. James Reeves has...
Clifton rapper with troubled upbringing 'saved by music'
It was music that helped Clifton rapper Nathaniel Shaw turn his life around. He grew up in care, suffered family tragedy and was regularly in trouble with the police. Emily...
Hub provides safe place for Islington teens to discuss sexuality as homophobic crime rises
Archant Teenagers in Islington are exploring sexuality at workshops amid rising levels of reported homophobic crimes in the borough. A new programme at Platform Youth Hub in...
Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse bring Legends tour to Nottingham
After 25 years of TV comedy, Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse are bringing their first ever live tour together to Nottingham in the autumn. A host of the duo's famous...
Which university has the lowest number of state school students?
Student activism in London and the UK
GBBO's 'bin gate' star is spotted working on a building site
Former Great British Bake Off star has gone back to the building trade Iain Watters, 32, achieved notoriety for breakdown due to an unset dessert We look at where the other...
Mountain trekker left with life-threatening hole in the lung
CAMPING in France was meant to be an exciting experience for Alan Stoddart. The 25-year-old from Ilkeston planned the summer trip to enjoy his hobbies of hiking and photography....
Robert Webb on playing 'posh idiot' Jeeves on stage
It was just two months into the West End run of Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense when Green Wing's Stephen Mangan pulled out. "I think some of the cast just got worn out,"...
Korean activists brave landmines in bid to spread peace message
But now a group of 30 activists, led by Gloria Steinem, intend to walk across the demilitarised zone separating North and South Korea in pursuit of peace. Next month, the group...
World Autism Awareness Day 2015: Don't believe the myths
As a nation we think we understand autism. Since the first discovery of the condition just over 70 years ago awareness of autism has continued to grow. Despite this, 87 per cent...

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