CV and Education.

Education:

2012 – 2013            City College Brighton and Hove – NCTJ Multimedia Journalism
2009 – 2012            Lancaster University – BA (Hons) English Language with Creative Writing
2007 – 2009            St. Pauls Catholic College Sixth Form, Burgess Hill.
2002 – 2007            St. Pauls Catholic College, Burgess Hill. West Sussex
1995 – 2002            St. Josephs Primary School, Haywards Heath. West Sussex

Exams:

GCSE’S – 10 all A* including Maths, English and Science – 2007

AS Levels – History (A), Theatre Studies (A), Psychology(A) and English Language (A) – 2008

A Levels – History (A), Psychology (A) and English Language (A) – 2009

Degree – 1st class degree in English Language and Creative Writing

NCTJ – Public Affairs (A), Media Law (A), Court Reporting (A), Production: Subbing and Design (B), E-portfolio (A), Reporting (C)

Employment:

August 2013 – Present               Editorial Assistant/Sub-editor for PTA+ Magazine
I will begin this role commencing the 5th August 2013.

July 2013 – Present                     Community Features Writer for RH16/17 Uncovered
I write the community features for this local magazine. This includes researching, sourcing information, arranging interviews and writing up articles on a freelance basis.

June – Aug 2013                           Administrative Assistant at Zenith Insurance
Worked as a temporary administrative assistant in the claims department using excel on a daily basis, inputting data, printing, faxing, sorting post and sending off payment packs to their solicitors.

February – June 2013                 Travelling
I spent four months travelling the world, visiting Thailand, Vietnam, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Dubai.

June 2012 – January 2013          Oak Barn Restaurant, Burgess Hill
I work as a waitress in a local restaurant which involves waiting on tables, working on the bar and maintaining the standard of the restaurant.

Aug 2011 – May 2012                Student Academic Writing Mentor
I am a writing mentor in my third year of university. This invites first and second years who are having trouble with their academic writing to book appointments as I will help guide them to improve their writing.

2006 – 2011                                 Harvesters Restaurant, Haywards Heath
I was employed locally part-time during college and university serving customers as a waitress at this restaurant.  My role involved being assigned a section of tables in which I greeted, took and served their food order and took the payment from the customers. I previously worked in the children’s play area organizing parties and games.

Achievements:
I achieved my Duke of Edinburgh Award Bronze and Silver. At university I was a fresher representative and also completed a first aid course. I have recently gained the ‘Lancaster Award’ at University.

Hobbies and Interests:
I enjoy socialising with my friends.  In my free time, I enjoy dancing and I was part of a University Dance group for three years, in which we prepared dance shows each year and for other social events. I enjoy travel, blogging and new adventures.


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