I have now been a journalist for 25 years – working for both the regional press and national newspapers as well as local radio and regional television.
I have worked across a host of specialisms from news, sport, business and feature writing to public relations.
As well as managing large teams of staff, I have also event-managed and compered dozens of public events.
Career history at a glance…
1989 – 1994… Smith Davis Press Agency (Trainee Reporter/Reporter)
1994 – 1997… Chester Evening Leader (Chief Reporter/News Editor)
1997 – 1998… Derby Telegraph (Assistant News Editor)
1998 to present day… The Sentinel (Reporter/Assistant News Editor/News Editor/Head of Content/Assistant Editor) Now Deputy Editor and columnist.