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Helenka Bednar

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Full name Helenka Bednar
Country United Kingdom
Primary language English
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I'm a freelance journalist/copywriter specialising in food and lifestyle. I have a decade of experience as a web editor and I'm very familiar with producing online copy/using various content management systems (Dreamweaver, Typo3, WordPress and Drupal). I'm the founder & editor of iLoveMyGrub.com - a foodie website with a focus on ethical eating. I'm available for guest editing, freelance editorial commissions, online projects and copywriting.

Editorial work Features writing, Editing, Sub-editing
Last updated 01-03-2012 11:05

Biography

Published by: The Times, the BBC, the Guardian, Expedia, Time Out, MSN, Virgin Media, easyJet, Ryanair, iVillage, AOL.

Additional skills: Dreamweaver, Typo3, WordPress, Drupal, Basecamp, Jira. (I'm studying for a Diploma in Digital Marketing at the Institute of Direct Marketing. Course completion due in June 2012).


I'm a freelance journalist and copywriter with a decade of experience as a web editor (specialising in food & lifestyle). I've written for a variety of national websites and magazines, and also produce copy for advertorial projects, which have included Hellmann's, Fox, Philips, Disney, Nintendo, Estée Lauder and the NHS. I love writing about food whenever possible, and was guest Food Editor for Heathrow Airport's online Christmas shopping guide (2009). I've been on the judging panel for the Great Taste Awards (2010), and the Chocolate Academy Awards (2011).

In 2005 I launched MusicLeader.net for the national charity Youth Music. In March 2007 I launched and co-founded iLoveMyGrub.com, which currently receives 20,000 unique users per month. iLoveMyGrub is aimed at passionate foodies and features articles, recipes, reviews and food news, with an emphasis on ethical eating. From 2007 - 2010, I worked for Youth Music on a freelance basis, editing their early years music making website BongoClub.org.uk.

I'm currently studying a Diploma in Digital Marketing at the Institute of Direct Marketing, and getting a little bit hooked on social media. I'm very familiar with producing online copy and have used various content management systems including Dreamweaver, Typo3, WordPress and Drupal. My experience as a web editor has also involved overseeing external agencies and managing programmers, designers and writers. I'm available for guest editing, freelance editorial commissions, online projects and copywriting.

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