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Emma Johnston

Journalist / sub editor / section editor / production editor

Location icon United Kingdom

I have 15 years experience as a journalist, editor and broadcaster working for a wide variety of national publications.

Specialties: Music, film, tv, entertainment, lifestyle.

Published in The Observer, Kerrang!, Classic Rock, Metal Hammer, Prog, The Word, Total Film, Empire, DVD & Blu-Ray Review, Q, Q Glastonbury paper, Melody Maker, J17, Entertainment News, Smash Hits (plus Smash hits one shots), Select, Kingsize, Spafax inflight magazines, ODEON, Sky, Sky Movies and more.

Responsible for writing, researching and interviewing for features, news and reviews, and subbing.

Also broadcasting on BBC Radio 1 and 6 Music. Live reviews and tastemaker on Lamacq Live. Entertainment forward planning and reporting for Newsbeat. Live reporting and news for the Music Week on 6 Music

Writing Emap TV scripts for Smash Hits TV.

Online journalism at xfm.co.uk, channel4.com, The Quietus, playlouder.com

Portfolio

Kerrang!

Kerrang!
01/28/2008
Fall Out Boy

Fall Out Boy's first Kerrang! cover story

Observer Music Monthly

Observer Music Monthly
03/15/2009
Mastodon

Review of Crack The Skye

Observer Music Monthly
09/14/2008
Metallica

Review of Death Magnetic

Observer Music Monthly
12/07/2008
Guns N' Roses

Review of Chinese Democracy

Prog

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