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Clive Simpson

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Full name Clive Simpson
Country United Kingdom
Primary language English
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Experienced writer and editor, currently based near Peterborough, working as freelance journalist and copywriter for newspapers, magazines and agencies in Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire and Norfolk, as well as throughout the UK and Europe. Key sectors covered include space, environment, business and travel along with copywriting and blogging for PR, Marketing and Design agencies, general business and corporate clients. Member of the British Association of Journalists and author of hundreds of articles, newsletters, annual reports, websites and blogs, as well as contributing to several books. After reporting on the final flights of the US Space Shuttle from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center for Spaceflight magazine and running my own PR/Media agency (SimComm Europe), I now work as a freelance journalist and writer. Most recently has provided website news and features for the Paris-based International Astronautical Federation (IAF) at the annual International Astronautical Congresses in Naples, Italy (2012), Beijing, China (2013), and Tonoronto, Canada (2014). My own blog The Lighthouse Keeper (www.simcomm.blogspot.co.uk) - started to provide a behind the scenes glimpse of life at NASA’s Kennedy Space Centre during the final flights of the Space Shuttle - now covers a range of topical interests and serves as a showcase for varied writing styles, commentaries and themes.

Editorial work News writing, Features writing, Editing, Sub-editing, Photography
Last updated 01-09-2015 14:10


Writer and editor Clive Simpson works as a freelance journalist for national and regional magazines, newspapers, news websites and media agencies.

He has written hundreds of news and feature articles, annual reports, websites and blogs, as well as contributing to several books.

Clive has also worked extensively in the space and aerospace industries in both the UK and Europe, and was Editor of Spaceflight magazine for 10 years.

Based near Peterborough, he is happy to travel anywhere in the world to cover news stories, write feature articles or report on conferences.