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Simon Morrison

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Full name Simon Morrison
Country United Kingdom
Primary language English
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My background is in lifestyle writing. I have written extensively about music, men's issues and travel.

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

Biography

Publishing
Collection of journalism “Discombobulated – the Best of Dispatches From The Wrong Side” published in the UK and US by Headpress in April 2010. Easy Money (written and edited by) published by Golden Moments, 2008DJ Guide to Ibiza (written end edited by), published by Future Publishing, summer 2006.

TV
Wrote and researched the ITV-networked programme Club@Vision, broadcast to an audience of one million; during the summer of 2000 fronted a weekly gossip feature on Rapture TV, filmed in Ibiza and broadcast across the UK; have also been interviewed for TV programmes including The Big Breakfast, Club@Vision, Ibiza Uncovered, ITV’s Decks on the Beach, Clubland UK, Boxed, and Trainspotters, and have featured as a guest on BBC’s The Big Questions, the regional TV shows Mad For It and Gloves Off; invited to be the token atheist on BBC’s Heaven & Hell show

Radio
During the summer of 2000 co-wrote and hosted a weekly Ibiza-based show, Ministry Magazine Clubber’s Guide to Ibiza, broadcast across the UK on the Galaxy network; also hosted Ministry in Ibiza’s weekly hour-long show on local station Cadena Cien; reported, narrated and produced programmes for Kiss and Galaxy Radio and co-hosted shows on MCR Radio; reported for Radio 1, and have been interviewed for 5Live, Radio 1’s news and currently feature on Radio Manchester

Print
Edited Ministry of Sound’s Ibiza publication, Ministry in Ibiza, seeing it through from conception to the publication of the seven fortnightly issues, living on the island through 1999 and 2000, steering the editorial direction of the magazine and managing budgets and a permanent staff of five; created the column, Dispatches From The Wrong Side, which ran in DJ for eight years; also wrote Around the World in 80 Clubs, for the same magazine, a journey that reached from China to Africa to America; editorial experience at: DJ magazine, UK Club Guide, Metropolis; in addition work has been published in newspapers such as The Guardian, The Observer, and The Manchester Evening News; in international magazines including Loaded, i-DJ, Mixmag, Muzik, DJ and Ministry; in national publications like Shortlist, i-DJ, Hotline, Clash, The UK Club Guide, T3, More, Attitude, 7, Club On, Minx and M8 and in regionals such as The Big Issue and City Life.

Misc.
MA in Novel Writing

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