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Jo Chipchase

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Full name Jo Chipchase
Country United Kingdom
Primary language English
Specialist areas

Travel, Spain, lifestyle, airlines, social media, PR & marketing

Editorial work News writing, Features writing, Editing, Sub-editing, Picture editing
Last updated 04-10-2012 13:16

Biography

Although I work mainly as a writer and editor, I've "sat on both sides of the fence" - in journalism and PR - and understand how the two work together. During my 15 year career, I've contributed to a wide range of national and regional titles covering diverse topics including: lifestyle, adult, food, entertainment, travel, technology, media, PR. I specialise in writing research-based features, news stories, opinion pieces and reviews. With an eye for the succinct and a penchant for sending out a clear message, I favour the use of Plain English at all times.

I co-run the UKPress networking resource for media professionals and PRs (http://www.ukpress.org) and am a co-founder of East Sussex-based online press release distributor, Press Dispensary (http://www.pressdispensary.co.uk).

I also run the consumer-interest travel website, Budget Airline Watch (http://www.budgetairlinewatch.com), and am a regular contributor to 'Living Spain' magazine: a quarterly publication distributed via WH Smith and aimed at people who wish to relocate to Spain or visit for an extended break.

I divide my time between southern England and southern Spain and am well-placed to cover topics concerning Brits in Spain and elements of Spanish culture.






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