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Kate Snowdon

Journalist, Blogger, Sub-editor

London

Kate Snowdon

10 years' journalism experience and a 1st Class degree in English Language & Communications with Journalism and Media Cultures. Kate is proud to have worked for Nat Geo KiDs, Discovery Education, Channel 4 Learning, Channel 4 Talent, BBC Blast and Archant. Former editor of BlueMoon student magazine, she has been closely mentored by Terry Mansfield CBE.

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Articles for NG KiDS

My articles written for NG KiDS magazine (online)
http://www.ngkids.co.uk/ Link to Story
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Blog posts for Discovery Education UK

Guest blogger contributions to Discovery Education's DEN community blog.
Discovery Education UK Link to Story
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Blog posts for vEcotourism

vEcotours: The Virtual Ecotourism project uses interactive online tours to connect the general public with conservation projects and local communities in ecologically and culturally sensitive areas worldwide.
vEcotourism.org Link to Story
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Kate on Conservation Blog

My blog on wildlife conservation and supporting the Born Free Foundation.
www.katiesnowdon.co.uk Link to Story
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Big Issue - Soapbox/Rant column

The Big Issue is a magazine published on behalf of and sold by homeless or vulnerably housed people.
Big Issue Link to Story
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Articles for Yuppee magazine

Selection of articles, including a look at Cosmopolitan mag with an interview from Editor Louise Court.
Yuppee Link to Story
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Kate's LiveLikeAVIP profile

Contributed travel features, Celebrity Gossip,and launched the VIP Meet&Greet section.
http://livelikeavip.com Link to Story
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Top 10 Disney films for feminists

Disney taught me everything I know. That’s not even half as hyperbolic as it sounds. Truth is, while school was teaching me about the world and my parents were teaching me about my place within it, Disney was teaching me how I should feel about that.
Viral Feminism Link to Story
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HR Grapevine

My articles written for HR Grapevine Magazine (online)
HR Grapevine Link to Story
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Recruitment Grapevine

My work for Recruitment Grapevine Magazine (online)
Recruitment Grapevine Link to Story
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Jubilee Journalist Winner Eastern Daily Press

Winner of Eastern Daily Press Jubilee Journalists Competition - prize; a double page spread in souvenir pull-out newspaper.
Eastern Daily Press Link to Story
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Velvet Magazine, Cubiqdesign

I worked on March, April & May 2014 editions. See: pinterest.com /k1snowdon/cubiqdesign/
Velvet Magazine Link to Story

About

Kate Snowdon

Kate Snowdon is a Staff Writer at Nat Geo Kids magazine and was previously employed as a Sub Editor at Discovery Education Europe Ltd. She graduated from the University of Hertfordshire having achieved a First Class degree in English Language and Communications with Journalism and Media Cultures.

Kate completed four years of study, including a study abroad year in Australia, where she studied a further six modules of Journalism and two modules of Internet Studies. Her time at university saw her take on the role of Deputy Print Editor, and she has been the Deputy Editor of her university's newspaper; UniVerse, and the Editor of BlueMoon magazine.

During her final year, Kate was awarded an 'Outstanding Contribution to Media' award, the university prize for 'Outstanding Student Contribution to the Humanities Programme' and, whilst on study abroad, achieved the 'Most Valuable Player' award for her work during a double-award Print Production unit; for which she was part of a team that produced two newspapers. She also won an award at the Student Recognition Awards Evening for her 'Soapbox Blog' about the student experience.

Her passion and curiosity for culture and politics began at the age of 14, with her first published article and the beginning of her career in journalism. She has since worked for several media organisations over the last decade, having had over 200 articles, photos and pieces of design work published.

Kate has a great interest in blogging and social media, having recently blogged for the St Albans Film Festival and Folkstock Acoustic Festival. She also took part in Hertfordshire Students' Union's 'Twitter Takeover'.

Her interests span to photojournalism; she has had work displayed in an exhibition at the Bally Factory, Norwich, and she has held her own solo art exhibition at Thetford Arts Centre.

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http://www.katiesnowdon.co.uk/

Skills

  • Journalism
  • Copy Writer
  • Blogging
  • Sub-editing
  • Proofreading
  • Design
  • Organisation
  • Leadership
  • Team Work
  • Networking
  • Self-Motivation
  • Wordpress
  • Photoshop CS5
  • Indesign Cs6
  • Communication Skills
  • Digital Photography