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Heather Dixon

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Full name Heather Dixon
Country United Kingdom
Primary language English
Specialist areas

Sourcing and writing case studies/readers' homes for national interiors magazines and self-build publications; providing words & pictures packages for above. Supplying words and pictures for features relating to rural businesses, crafts and traditions

Editorial work Features writing, Photography
Last updated 01-10-2012 10:37

Biography

Currently:
Specialise in readers' homes for most mainstream home, interiors and self-build publications. Also source and supply magazine features on rural businesses, crafts and traditions

Brief background:
Lincoln: 7 O’levels, 3 A’levels. Won regional and national writing competitions
Career:
Left school at 17 to join Lincolnshire Echo. Passed Proficiency Test, became news editor of Lincoln Chronicle before joining Hull Daily Mail as Women’s Editor
Went freelance in 1987, working for Manchester Evening News, Yorkshire Post, Bradford Telegraph and Argus ( as women’s/TV/showbiz writer), Praxis Films, the Press Association and national magazines (including Mail on Sunday’s You Magazine and The Express on Sunday; Options; TV Guide; Woman’s Own); Hull Daily Mail (job-share women’s supplement) and on-line magazines. Regularly contributed to Yorkshire on Sunday before its closure in 1995. Commissioned by The Daily Mail to write for Femail, including many centre spreads, and by their Weekend magazine to write lifestyle features.
Specialised in homes, interiors and self-builds since 1996. Also write articles on rural businesses/crafts/traditions

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