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Andrew Charlesworth

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Full name Andrew Charlesworth
Country United Kingdom
Primary language English
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Corporate, Channel & Consumer IT Environmental business issues

Editorial work News writing, Features writing, Editing
Last updated 21-11-2012 17:21

Biography

Andrew Charlesworth has more than 20 years experience in writing about IT as journalist and PR. Currently he is a freelance journalist, editorial consultant and trainer, specialising in corporate copywriting for print and web, media and writing training and IT consumer and business issues.

The majority of Andrew’s work is for large IT vendors addressing a c-level (CEO, CIO, CFO etc) audience. As well as writing, Andrew has plenty of experience in training, presenting, interviewing, moderating panels and offering specialist comment for TV and radio.

In the decade 1993 – 2003 his full-time posts spanned enterprise IT, channel and consumer titles, including editor of PC Advisor, management editor of IT Week and editor of Computer Retail News.

As a freelancer in the last three years Andrew has trained PR teams at Text 100 (IBM) and Edelman (Orange), the contract publishing team at Crimson Impact and first-year journalism undergraduates at Falmouth College of Arts.

In the same period he has written for a range of IT companies, including 3Com, Apple, BT, Canon, Centennial, Ciena, Colt, Dell, Environmental Business Products, Equant, IBM, ISS, Juniper, Konica-Minolta, Lifestyle Software, Lucent, NetIQ, Nokia, Oki, PC World Stores, Philips, Royal London (ARA), ViewSonic and Wardour Communications and for magazines as diverse as BA’s High Life and Infoconomy’s Effective IT Report.

Other consultancy work has included: media training for Cybersource, Tandberg and Sybase iAnywhere; messaging consultancy for SurfControl and BT; and BT’s onsite reporter at the World Economic Forum Annual Meetings 2006 and 2007 in Davos, Switzerland.

Andrew was also nominated for business travel journalist of the year in 2004 by business travel agent Carlson Wagonlit.

Andrew's latest work includes writing for businessgreen.com and the Daily & Sunday Telegraph on business environmental issues.

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