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Katherine Baldwin

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Full name Katherine Baldwin
Country United Kingdom
Primary language English
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Feature writing for newspapers and magazines, particularly in the areas of women and childlessness, fertility and infertility, IVF and egg freezing, ageing, relationships and dating, finding fulfilment, women's wellbeing, eating disorders, addiction recovery, body image, spirituality and career change. I also write about international development, human rights, humanitarian affairs and social entrepreneurship. I am a competent reporter, writer and sub-editor with 17 years experience in journalism.

Editorial work News writing, Features writing, Editing, Sub-editing
Last updated 02-09-2013 16:19

Biography

Katherine has 17 years of experience in print and broadcast media. She has written for The Sunday Times, The Guardian, The Daily Mail, Psychologies, Red, Thomson Reuters, Bloomberg, Time and other media and has appeared on Newsnight, ITV Daybreak and Sky News. She blogs for The Huffington Post and various women's lifestyle sites. Katherine is also writing a book about women and age-related infertility, dicussing the phenomenon of professional women who are reaching the end of their fertile years and wondering what to do about their desire for motherhood.
She has covered some of the world's biggest news events for the largest news organisations, including the January 2010 Haitian earthquake, the December 2004 Asian tsunami and the London and Madrid bombings. She spent six years in the House of Commons as Thomson Reuters political correspondent, travelling with former British Prime Ministers Tony Blair and Gordon Brown to Washington, Iraq, Afghanistan, Israel, the Far East and Europe. She also spent eight years in Latin America as a foreign correspondent for Reuters and for Bloomberg and speaks fluent Spanish and Portuguese.

In February 2010, Katherine helped set up the Thomson Reuters Foundation's Emergency Information Service in Haiti, liaising with NGOs and the UN to deliver vital information to survivors of the earthquake.

Katherine also trains journalists for the Thomson Reuters Foundation and private media organisations. She has trained journalists in Brazil, Mozambique and London in reporting disasters and emergencies, general news reporting and financial news reporting. Katherine can train in English, Spanish and Portuguese.

She also consults with NGOs and private companies on their media strategy and can provide media training and social media workshops. She has experience in broadcasting and can present corporate videos.

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