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John Dean

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Full name John Dean
Country United Kingdom
Primary language English
Specialist areas

Environment Law and order Business The Arts

Editorial work News writing, Features writing, Editing
Last updated 28-09-2011 18:09

Biography

INSCRIBE MEDIA LIMITED

Freelance Journalism, Writing, Photography, Promotional Work
18 Milbank Court, Darlington, Co Durham DL3 9PF
Tel (01325) 463813 (office) or Tel (01325) 488620 (home)
Mobile Number 07889 554931. E-Mail deangriss@btinternet.com
Website: http://www.inscribemedia.co.uk
Vat number: 829 2061 32
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BACKGROUND INFORMATION - JOHN DEAN
John Dean, 46, is an award-winning journalist of 25 years standing. The freelance agency in which he is a joint partner was established in September 1996. In May 1998 he was named North-East Freelance Journalist of the Year for a portfolio which included environmental and law and order affairs, and again in May 2002. In May 1999 he was named North-East Environmental Reporter of the Year and again in May 2000. His work includes:

FEATURE WRITING/WEB REPORTING on subjects including Information Technology, business/e-commerce, farming and the environment. He has done work for publications as diverse as The Sunday Telegraph, Daily Express, Police Review, Farming in the North, The Northern Echo, The Sunday Post, Farming in Yorkshire, Farming in the North.
PROMOTIONAL COPYWRITING/NEWSLETTER WRITING AND EDITING/PUBLIC RELATIONS for clients including Wear Valley District Council, Middlesbrough Council, University of Teesside, One NorthEast, County Durham Business and Learning Partnership, the Home Office. He has also carried out work for the Countryside Section of Darlington Borough Council and the arts section of the same council. Also wrote material for Boston Hannah’s 50th anniversary publication for the EU.
TRAINING: Tutors creative writing courses for Darlington Arts Centre: works in schools and with disadvantaged groups. Has also been involved in the training of journalists.
EDITING: Carries out book editing and sub-editing for magazines and newspapers
PROJECT MANAGEMENT: Ran The Short Story Competition, run in conjunction with Darlington Arts Centre, The Northern Echo and Orange, and Making A Difference, The Northern Echo’s community environmental project sponsored by One NorthEast
PUBLISHING, publishes books, including children’s fiction, humour and local history. Titles include Darlington Then and Now, Night Owl, Dinosaur Week.
Additional information: Inscribe works closely with a design agency which produces leaflets, websites and brochures, and also with two high quality photographers.
Other Information: John Dean wrote A Place in History, a history of North Road Railway Museum in Darlington, and Haghir the Dragon Finder, a children’s book. Has had six crime novels published by Robert Hale of London.

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