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John Osborne

Main Details

Full name John Osborne
Country United Kingdom
Primary language English
Specialist areas

Excellent knowledge of asset management and property maintenance; automotive industry; building; construction; engineering; composites; injection moulding; plastics; welding; car parking; civil enforcement including the detection of fraud; Commonwealth Games; and the Olympic Games.

Editorial work News writing, Features writing, Editing, Sub-editing, Photography
Last updated 14-09-2017 12:29

Biography

EXPERIENCED FREELANCE JOURNALIST

I have written all types of copy including news, news analysis, features, supplements, and news releases. I have worked on weekly, monthly, bi-monthly, quarterly and annual publications. I specialise in writing about asset management and property maintenance; automotive manufacturing; building and construction; concrete; cement; engineering; injection moulding; plastics; car parking; civil enforcement; fraud; energy; renewable energy; and the use of information technology in manufacturing and retailing.

My home is only 40 minutes from central London by train. Familiar with Macs, MS Windows, and standalone and networked PCs.

Used to working for corporate clients and public relations consultancies. Regularly write case studies for PR agencies.


PORTFOLIO INCLUDES

*Supplements for 'New Builder', a weekly launched in 1989 by Thomas Telford.
*Editor of the 1994 and 1995 editions of the 'International Water Power & Dam Construction Handbook' (Reed Business Publishing).
*Regularly write about asset management and construction for 'The Times'.
*Many features published in 'Automotive Manufacturing Solutions'. On Thursday, 17 June 2004 I was appointed Technology Editor of this magazine.
*Member and a founder member of the Society of Olympic Collectors (SOC). First Secretary of SOC, an international organisation.
*Use Teeline Shorthand.

*Competent photographer. (My photographs have been published).
*Working knowledge of French and German. Some knowledge of Russian and Spanish.

Familiar with MS Windows, standalone, and networked PCs. I have worked on Apple Macs. Used to in depth Web research.