Login Language: EN FR DE EN FR DE Contact

Piers Ford

Main Details

Full name Piers Ford
Country United Kingdom
Primary language English
Specialist areas

Now blogging on female singers at www.cry-me-a-torch-song.com Versatile and reliable professional journalist - mainly features - who started my career in business and technology. Still writing about e-commerce/e-business, security and IT strategy issues. But these days also writing about music and the arts, travel, the advertising industry. Profile writer of singers, musicians, IT industry people, creatives. Consultant editor and trainer of journalists. Core values: keeping the deadline and turning around well-written, readable copy in the style required. Web site: www.piersford.co.uk

Editorial work News writing, Features writing, Editing, Sub-editing
Last updated 18-05-2015 11:54

Biography

Just finished writing new guide for Gainsborough's House museum in Sudbury, Suffolk and looking for similar projects.

Interested in business application of technology rather than technology and products per se: user stories,market analysis, big picture. Experienced trainer in journalist skills, media relations, press release writing, interviewing etc. Recent corporate work includes white papers and commercial features for Orange and Cisco Systems, and an e-newsletter for Computer Associates' EMEA channel. Other clients include Erudine, Mettler-Toledo Safeline and Proactis. I have also written business user's guides to mobile computing and e-marketing for the Institute of Chartered Accountants. I recently contributed a chapter to the Institute of Director's 2008 publication, The Director's Guide to Mobile Working: Changing the Landscape for Future Business. Non-IT areas: I am a regular contributor to Boards, the international magazine about the business of television and film commercial production; I also write features/reviews on corporate business issues, tennis, travel, show business, lifestyle, arts, music and musical theatre. Regular DVD, video and CD reviewer for Amazon. Regular contributor to Sweet magazine, Show Music, Gramophone, BBC Music, Song Lines. Also Country Living, ArtsEast, The Singer, France Magazine, With Kids Magazine, Suffolk Journal (I have a monthly column), Essex Magazine. I also write occasionally for the Financial Times and The Independent.