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James Cracknell

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Full name James Cracknell
Country United Kingdom
Primary language English
Specialist areas

I have a keen interest in transport, planning, housing and environmental issues. I have experience covering controversial transport projects such as HS2, Heathrow Airport's expansion and various matters related to the Tube and London transport. I have covered many planning committee meetings and monitored the progress of large redevelopments such as Battersea Power Station, New Covent Garden Market and the Shard. Throughout my career I have covered various environmental issues such as flooding, climate change, wind farms, Green Belt protection and air pollution. I am also keen on sport and have covered the Wimbledon Championships three times, including Andy Murray's 2013 victory.

Editorial work News writing, Features writing, Editing, Sub-editing, Photography
Last updated 01-10-2015 16:29


I am a freelance journalist and newspaper editor with nine years' media experience. I have spent most of my career in the regional press, while I have also written for business-to-business (B2B) magazines and websites. In addition, I am trained as a subeditor, proofreader, and as a press officer.