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Howard Dobson

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Full name Howard Dobson
Country United Kingdom
Primary language English
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Editorial work News writing, Features writing, Editing, Sub-editing
Last updated 28-09-2011 18:09


Howard Dobson set out freelancing in 1992, initially writing for Hull Daily Mail and other local publications in the East Riding of Yorkshire.

In 1994, he joined the Press Association at Howden, working in teams that compiled TV pages for national and regional newspapers. After three months in Provincials, he progressed to Nationals, working on the Daily Mirror, Daily Mail, Daily Express, Daily Star and Daily Record.

By the summer of 1995 he was back freelancing and to date has written for over 70 publications, including Yorkshire Post, The Northern Echo, Telegraph & Argus, North West Evening Mail and The Star.

In the mid-90s he complemented freelance writing with freelance editing.

At present he is freelance assistant editor of Farming in Yorkshire and Farming in the North for Yorkshire Post Magazines, and edits a series of Christian news websites for Strawberry Corporate Publishing Services.

He continues to write features and news items for various magazines and newspapers and uses a bank of writers for some of the business-to-business work.

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