Valerie Jordan

Editorial Assistant and Freelance Writer

Welcome to a diverse portfolio. I'm editorial assistant at Ashville Media Group and freelance writer elsewhere.

Ireland

Portfolio

i-On Edinburgh, June 2013

Coming into Fashion

Coming into Fashion: A Century of Fashion at Condé Nast Exhibition comes to Edinburgh

Premier Living Spring/Summer 2013

Tartan Revival

Scotland’s national dress is enjoying a renaissance on the catwalk. From Chanel’s recent show in Linlithgow Palace inspired by Mary Queen of Scots to Moncer Gamme Bleu’s...

Premier Living Spring/Summer 2013

Convenient Country Living

Who hasn’t dreamed of restoring a rambling farmhouse in the country? Perhaps putting a fashionable stamp on rural real estate? Dating from 1850, Pardovan House is a Victorian...

Stellar September 2013

Kill it with the cover letter

How do you end up on the ‘yes’ instead of the ‘no’ pile? With a kick-ass cover letter, that’s how.

Stellar September 2013

50 ways to burn 50 calories

Think you don't have time to exercise? Valerie Jordan reveals some fun, flirty and easy ways to melt away those calories.

Stellar September 2013

Workout pains it's ok to ignore

Exercise can be a pain, but some mild discomfort is inevitable on the road...

Stellar October 2013

How you can stop being phone hacked

When it comes to safeguarding your smartphone, it pays to box clever.

Stellar October 2013

The little click that could

Find €1,000 in your house. Strapped for cash? Stay at home and start earning – no web-cam required.

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Premier Living Autumn/Winter 2013

The Fabric of Life

Upholstery and drapery can make or break a room, so stylish, enduring design is crucial. Fast fixes are inadvisable, as they will quickly look tired – seek longevity in interior...

Premier Living Autumn/Winter 2013

Surrounded by Luxury

Walls may protect you from the Edinburgh winter, but that’s no reason to let them constrain you creatively too. So, why not ditch the usual humdrum choice of wallpapers and...

The Garda Times

It's a Dog's Life

A group of very well-trained canines make up the Garda Dog Unit, at Kilmainham Garda Station in Dublin. The Garda Times met with Sergeant Conal Curtis to find out more about...

Licensing World Iss 1 2014

What's brewing in 2014?

Licensing World’s Valerie Jordan talks to players big and small about what to expect in the world of beer.

Licensing World Iss 1 2014

That Je Ne Sais Quoi

Wine drinkers philander from region to region but it seems that passion for New World wines is fizzling out and love for the classic world wines is returning. Amour for the...

InBusiness Q1 2014

In with the Crowd

Crowdfunding is a contemporary concept of venture capital creation in Ireland, whereby businesses can bypass the banks and have their loans funded by members of the public....

InBusiness Q1 2014

Try Again. Fail Again. Fail Better.

Is the fear of failure an obstacle to business development? Or do we accept that certain failures are inevitable on the road to success? As a new exhibition opens on the subject...

Hotel & Catering Review March 2014

Contemporary Cooking

Hotel & Catering Review met with Paul Flynn, Chef and Owner of The Tannery Restaurant in Dungarvan, Co Waterford, to discuss modernised dining, celebrity cheffing and the Irish...

Hotel & Catering Review March 2014

There's Something About Kelly's

Kelly’s Hotel in Roslare has been welcoming guests for 120 years. As the fifth generation of the Kelly family joins the business, Valerie Jordan talks to owner Bill Kelly about...

Business Ireland Q1 2014

Messages in Motion

As Treehouse Republic approaches its fourth year in business, Producer Ciara Byrne talks to Valerie Jordan about creating meaningful communication through the medium of...