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Emma Lee-Potter

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Full name Emma Lee-Potter
Country United Kingdom
Primary language English
Specialist areas

News, features, education, schools, training, skills and apprenticeships. I also write about parenting, books, showbiz, arts, celebrity and travel (France and Dorset in particular).

Editorial work News writing, Features writing, Editing
Last updated 10-04-2018 10:38


Editor of The Week's Independent Schools Guide, education specialist and columnist.

Interviewing for Journalists, a book for journalism students and trainees, published by Routledge in May 2017. Includes interviews with Camilla Long, Cole Moreton, Brian Viner and Stephanie Rafanelli.

Former Evening Standard, Today and Sunday Express staff reporter and feature writer. Now a freelance journalist, feature writer, book reviewer and education specialist. Book reviewer for Daily Express. freelance writer for The Week, SecEd, The Guardian, New Statesman and many other publications. Senior editor at The Good Schools Guide and The Good Careers Guide. Specialist in public sector and education issues too - write for education and public sector publications as well as the national press.

I have an award-winning blog at www.emmaleepotter.com, review schools for The Good Schools Guide and for four years edited and wrote all content for the Learning and Skills Council and National Apprenticeship Service's online newsletters. Other supplements written for the DCSF, National Strategies, OCR, Specialist Schools and Academies Trust and Creative Partnerships. I have written columns for Oxford Mail and Birmingham Evening Mail.

Four novels published – Hard Copy, Moving On, Taking Sides and The Rise and Shine Saturday Show. Five novellas published by Endeavour Press - Olympic Flames, School Ties, Lessons in Love, Beach Combing and White Christmas.