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Matthew Beattie MCIJ

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Full name Matthew Beattie MCIJ
Country Switzerland
Primary language English
Specialist areas

Able to cover any story in the Central European area - specifically Switzerland, Northern Italy, Germany, Austria and France at short notice. Located in the Zürich area, I am within easy distance of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, CERN, as well as UN and Red Cross Institutions in Geneva. Specialist areas: Politics, Travel features, Motoring, Events, General Interest, Corporate, News, IT / Telecommunications, Switzerland, EU

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


I worked for many years throughout Europe and the Middle East in the Telecommunications industry, before entering the field of Journalism at the beginning of 2008.

I am a native English speaker and I am also fluent in the German language.

I am a regular contributor to the English language magazine, Swiss News and a member of The Chartered Institute of Journalists. Recent work includes an interview with the Swiss President, Hans-Rudolf Merz, as well as a profile on the Swiss car company, Rinspeed.

I have a close working relationship with a professional photographer in Germany, as well as being able to offer high-quality digital images myself.