Emma Murphy – Freelance Writer CV


Self Employed: February 2016- Present

First Class BA Journalism with NCTJ accreditation

September 2009-June 2012: Edge Hill University

  • Print Journalism (Newspaper and Magazine)
  • Broadcast Journalism (Radio and TV)
  • Online Journalism
  • Teeline Shorthand
  • Media Law (Court and General Reporting)
  • Public Affairs (Central and Local Government)
  • Newswriting

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Journalist Experience

Copybook: August 2013 – July 2016

Mayhem Magazine: October 2012-August 2013

Ace Magazine: August – October 2012

The Petersfield Post: January – February 2012

The Ormskirk Advertiser: March 2011

The News, Portsmouth: January 2012 and June 2010

Rant Magazine: April 2006 – January 2010

  • Promoted to Assistant Editor in 2008

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Rant on the Radio: August 2007-August 2008

Content Creation Experience

South Downs College: August – October 2013: Copywriter

Netbasic Ltd: December 2012- May 2013: Content Marketer

iTrigga: October – November 2012: Copywriter

London 2012: August- September 2012: Press Ops Team Member

Edge Hill LGBT Society: March- May 2012: Press Secretary



Research: primary and secondary

Fast and proficient IT: Word, Quark, Dreamweaver, WordPress, Skype, Grammarly, Google Docs

Willingness to learn: acquired new skills in employment/creative projects

Teamwork: enjoy working in both team environments and independently

Problem-solving: involvement in low-budget projects, with time constraints

Self-motivation/management: when I take on a project, I don’t need supervision or micro-managing.

Creativity: writing articles and short stories; creating my own magazine