CV: NICK HUBER
Profile: Experienced and versatile business journalist and copywriter seeks freelance writing/editing
- 15 years’ journalism experience at newspapers (Financial Times, Guardian, Independent, Telegraph) newswire, trade press, TV and radio
- 10+ years of experience in corporate writing
- Specialist skills: Business journalism, feature writing, news reporting, copywriting and editing
- Specialist subject areas: finance and accounting, technology and media, public sector
Top flat, 180 Sunnyhill Road , London, SW16 2UN
Tel: 0781 333 7398
LinkedIn profile: http://www.linkedin.com/myprofile?trk=hb_tab_pro
June 2008– Freelance journalist (reporter, editor)
Write business news and features for titles including the Telegraph, Guardian, Independent, Accountancy Age, Retail Week, New Media Age, Computer Weekly and Construction News. Reporter/producer shifts for Channel 4 News web site
June 2000– Corporate Writing (copywriting and editing)
Clients include Goldman Sachs, HSBC, PwC, Procter & Gamble, Baker Tilly, Sage and Fujitsu. Research, write and edit opinion articles, surveys, white papers and web sites for companies and contract publishers. Tailor marketing publications for target audience. Help plan editorial strategy. Liaise with executives to promote brands.
April–June 2008 The Guardian
Business reporter, City desk (fixed contract).
Wrote news and features on subjects ranging from financial services and retail to transport and energy. Profiled FTSE 100 chief executives.
April 2005–June 2008 Thomson Financial News newswire (now Thomson Reuters)
Business reporter, UK company news desk.
Extensive experience in breaking news. Reported on company results, AGMs, stock market reports, interviewed FTSE 100 chief executives. Gained a through understanding of how the City work. Developed contacts book of senior business figures.
April 2000–June 2005 Computer Weekly (trade magazine for IT professionals)
Deputy news editor at award-winning and campaigning magazine. Reported on financial services, commissioned and edited stories. Broke exclusive stories followed on high-profile technology issues.
Feb 1999—April 2000 Community Care (trade magazine for social care profession)
Degree educated (Politics)