You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser.

Login Contact

Anne Morley-Priestman

Main Details

Full name Anne Morley-Priestman
Country United Kingdom
Primary language English
Specialist areas

Currently East Anglian editor of Whatsonstage.com since mid-2008. Critic and feature writer for this website since 2004. Also writer about – and past editor for specialist magazines – the applied as well as the performing arts. Some editing, subbing, indexing and proof-reading for B2B, educational and management publications and websites.

Editorial work
URL
Media outlets regularly worked for

see CV for details

    PR writing Contact me for more information
    Last updated 29-11-2018 11:10

    Biography

    ANNE MORLEY-PRIESTMAN
    9 THE OLD VICARAGE
    VICARAGE ROAD
    FINCHINGFIELD
    ESSEX CM7 4LD
    anne.morleypriestman@journalist.co.uk
    e-mail
    arts-related publications edited either overall or by section
    2008 editor of East Anglian microsite (Whatsonstage.com)
    1993-95 Practical Craft (Audley Publishing/Magmaker)
    associate editor
    1991-92 Antiques & Decoration (Brackland Publishing)
    editor
    1986-87 Capital Magazine (Capital Week)
    arts and entertainments editor
    1985-86 London Week (London Week)
    arts and entertainments editor
    1983-85 Metropolitan (Eppingfield/Redwood)
    arts and production editor
    1979-82 About London and This Month in London (Clare Publications)
    editor
    1977-78 Art & Antiques Weekly (Vickers Publishing)
    editor
    1972-73 Buying Antiques (Hutton Publishing)
    features editor

    business-related publications edited overall or by section
    1999-2000 Railway Strategies (quarterly management magazine)
    1999-2001 (Hartford Publications)
    editor
    1994-95 Finance & Administration (bimonthly management magazine)
    (New Concepts in Publishing)
    editor
    1992-2001 conference programmes for professional organisations
    (Hartford Publications)
    editor
    1988-91 electronics and construction technical yearbooks
    (Hartford Publications)
    editor
    1976-77 Flat Glass International (monthly trade magazine) (Eagle Exhibitions)
    editor during founding editor’s sabbatical

    major contracts for arts-related work
    2007 features and interviews for Images (Ipswich Arts)
    2004-date commissioned theatre reviews, features for website (whatsonstage.com)
    2002 commissioned book reviews (Punch)
    2001-02 news stories for website (classical.com)
    2001 production (holiday relief) for Antiques Trade Gazette (Metropress)
    2000-03 features, subbing, layouts for Limited Edition (Newsquest)
    1999-2003 copy-editing and layout design for books on 19th century performances
    1997-98 layout and subbing for The Valuer (ISVA)
    1994-99 editorial, design, promotions for ceramic collectables (Ceramic Angels)
    1994 craft gallery/antique shop surveys (Homes & Ideas)
    1992-date assessor for visual, applied and performing arts (East England Arts)
    1991-94 arts, architecture, history, philosophy and religions editorial (Diagram)
    1991-93 editorial for French Impressionists diaries, calendars (Marks & Spencer)
    1991 editorial spreads for Miller’s Antiques Checklist series (Mitchell Beazley)
    1991 copy-editing, indexing (BBC Books)
    1990-91 editorial spreads and glossaries for Be Creative (Fabbri)
    1984-94 visual arts, crafts and dance obituaries (Daily Telegraph)
    1974-82 adjudications and assessments for dance/stage schools
    1974-77 research into professional arts education (Gulbenkian Foundation/NCDT)
    1971-2001 play, opera, dance reviews, features as commissioned (various magazines)
    1971-80 play/opera reviews, features, conference reporting for Drama (BTA)
    1964-68 script assessment for Peter Bridge Productions and for MGM
    1963-84 reviews, news reports and feature articles (The Stage & Television Today)

    selected other editorial work, indexing and information/bibliographical research
    2007-date textbook proof-reading (Toynbee Editorial Services)
    2007-date subbing, proof-reading and research for B2B services (KeepBuzz Ltd)
    2002 copy-editing for online educational programme (The Odyssey Project)
    2001 sub-editing and layouts (Yellow Advertiser)
    2000 sub-editing and layouts (Financial Times Business)
    1994 copy-editing/indexing distance learning packs (Prolog Concept)
    1991 set up index department and information resource (The Bookseller)
    1988-89 features for Commercial Times and British Property Review
    1986-88 features (The Broker)
    1984-86 features and news reporting (Office at Home)
    1967-68 London editor/bibliographical researcher (Arthur D Little Inc)
    1965-67 head of publications, information and publicity (Careers Index)
    1962-65 head of publications and research for Barbour Index (architectural information)
    1961-74 freelance indexing for OUP, CUP, Jonathan Cape, John Murray, BBC etc
    1960-62 deputy to head of The Times index department

    lecturing, tutorials, seminars and broadcasts
    1998-99 long-distance learning course tutor (Morris College of Journalism)
    1971-92 radio & television arts broadcasts (BBC, LBC, Channel TV etc)
    1982-84 seminars on business aspects of arts careers (Middlesex Polytechnic)
    1974-77 lecture series on literature, arts, antiques (Lucie Clayton schools)

    Press and public relations consultancy work
    1992-94 Bennington Training Services (out-placement services)
    1988-89 Sue Rolfe Associates (performing and applied arts, tourism)
    1984-88 Gruber Public Relations (performing and applied arts)
    1972-73 Charles Anderson Public Relations (performing and applied arts, tourism)

    professional training
    2004-05 InDesign Open College course (Harlow College)
    2004 Dreamweaver course (Braintree College)
    2003-04 digital photography, Dreamweaver Open College courses (Harlow College)
    2000 website design course (Witham Technology Centre)
    1998-99 Illustrator Open College course (Harlow College)
    1997-98 PageMaker RSA courses (intermediate/advanced) (Braintree College)
    1997-98 Quark XPress Open College course (Harlow College)
    1996-97 Photoshop, Freehand Open College courses (Harlow College)
    1996-97 PageMaker, CorelDraw and PowerPoint CIT courses (Colchester College)
    1994-96 Quark XPress City & Guilds course (Harlow College)
    1992-93 PageMaker RSA course (beginners) (Braintree College)
    1976-79 Arts Council marketing and publicity short courses (City University)
    1967-69 NCTJ theatre criticism course (Hendon College)
    1957-59 LA registration course with arts specialisation (Brighton Library School)

    secondary education
    1954-57 Sorbonne (Paris) spring and summer cultural courses at baccalaureate level
    1945-56 Jersey Ladies College (four A-levels: English, French, History, Latin)

    membership of professional bodies (at various times)
    Critics' Circle, International Association of Art Critics, International
    Association of Theatre Critics, Society of Indexers

    ends/
    2008