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Rupert Eden

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Full name Rupert Eden
Country Portugal
Primary language English
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Rupert Eden is a versatile British photojournalist with a passion for travel and photography. He is currently based in Lisbon. His writing and photography work featuring luxury lifestyle, hotels, gastronomy and ecotourism in Spain, Portugal and Latin America has appeared in a diverse range of magazines, guide books and newspapers around the world. Over the past ten years he has worked in Lima, Buenos Aires, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Barcelona and Seville. He speaks fluent Spanish and Portuguese. Rupert is a keen outdoors enthusiast indulging in snowboarding, fishing, hiking and biking when possible. He has also attended a series of Permaculture Design courses in the UK and is a champion of organic farming and low energy architecture.

Editorial work News writing, Features writing, Editing, Sub-editing, Picture editing, Photography, Radio, Video
URL http://www.ruperteden.com
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Last updated 26-09-2018 17:29

Biography

Rupert Eden has over a decade of experience as a print and 
newswire journalist working in London as well as 
postings in Latin America Italy and Iberia. His 
grounding is in financial, energy and business news 
having started out in 1996 working for the US 
commodities newswire Bridge followed by foreign 
correspondence work for FT Finance www.ft.com and 
then as a stringer for the energy newswire Platts 
www.platts.com which took him to Spain, Peru, 
Argentina and finally to Italy.

By 1999 he was working 
full time for Reuters in their Rome bureau covering 
corporate and political news. 

This news gathering period was followed by a departure from pure 
financial news gathering into photography, editorial management, 
market-driven analysis and travel journalism. 



After leaving Reuters in 2001 Rupert 
headed editorial strategy at The Writer 
www.thewriter.co.uk using the written word to raise the 
corporate profile of high-end and medium-sized 
businesses through their online and in-house content 
including business plans, mission statements and press 
packs. Names he worked with at The Writer include 
Barclays, Deutsche Bank, Digital Vision Online, Red 
Cloud and Imagination. During this time he also began 
collaborating with World Writers www.worldwriters.com 
making the most of his strong language skills to adapt 
advertising campaigns into Portuguese and Spanish for 
global brands such as Vodafone, Nike, JDI, Orange and 
Converse. 



In 2003 he moved back to Lisbon to freelance for 
companies including the Ashville Media Group 
www.ashville.com, Fodors www.fodors.com, Dorling 
Kindersley www.dk.com, Christian Science Monitor 
www.csmonitor.com, Hunter Publishing 
www.hunterpublishing.com, Financier Worldwide 
Magazine www.financierworldwide.com , Condé Nast 
Traveller www.cntraveller.com, Globe and Mail 
www.globeandmail.com, Harpers & Queen Abroad 
www.harpersandqueen.co.uk, Time Out 
www.timeout.com, Environment Business News Briefing 
www.ebnb.co.uk, Octopus Travel 
www.octopustravel.com, Travel Intelligence 
www.travelintelligence.net, Wallpaper Magazine 
www.wallpaper.com . 



Since taking up travel journalism Rupert has contributed 
towards and updated three Time Out City Guides 
(Lisbon, Madrid, Andalucia), written A Hedonists Guide to Barcelona www.hg2.com , a Wallpaper Guide to Seville http://www.phaidon.com/travel/ and contributed to numerous travel guides including the Fodors and Rough 
Guides www.roughguides.com to Portugal. He has also just 
written The Adventure Guide to Southern Italy due to be 
published by Hunter in 2009. He is a travel correspondent for Wallpaper magazine and regulalry writes for the Christian Science 
Monitor and Condé Nast Traveler correspondent on Spain.

Employment history up until 2002:

London 2002 – Worked for The Writer and World 
Writers. Additional features contributions and content: 
New Media Investor, The Rough Guide Europe (Portugal 
chapter), Time Out Magazine (London), Condé Nast 
Traveller, European Banker . 


Lisbon 2000 - Freelance - Time Out Guide Lisbon, 
European Banker Magazine correspondent, Editor for 
UB-Mobile Lisbon guide. Author: "Insurance in the 
new EU, Switzerland and Norway" (Informa Publishing). 


Rome 1999 - Reporter for Reuters News Agency. 
Freelance: McGraw-Hill Business Newsletters (European 
Power Daily, Electricity Utility, Global Power Report), FT 
Newsletters (Power in Europe, International Gas Report, 
Renewable Energy Report, Gas Markets Week, Insurance 
Report). Author: "Banking in Mercosur" (FT 
Publishing). 


Buenos Aires 1998 - Stringer for Platt's Energy 
Newswire, Advertising Age, Daily World Wire, FT World 
Insurance Report, FT World Life Insurance Report, US 
AmCham Magazine, Latin Trade, Latin Finance 
Magazine, Multichannel News, Business Insurance, 
América Televisión's CQC satirical documentary 
(televised interviews). 


Lima, Peru 1997 - Time Magazine (US), America 
Economia (Chile), FT World Insurance Report, FT World 
Life Insurance Report, Contact magazine (US Chamber 
of Commerce), Agro-negocios, The Lima Herald. 
Assistant Editor and external media consultant at 
PromPeru www.peru.org.pe . 


Lisbon 1996 - Full-time staff reporter for Bridge News 
www.bridge.com Lisbon bureau. 



Madrid 1995 - UK Correspondent; Platt's Global 
Energy Newswire, FT World Insurance Report, European 
Banker, European Retail, Daily Insurance News wire, 
Reinsurance Report. 




Education - Liverpool University - BA Hispanic Studies 
(1991-1994); Cambridge Centre for Sixth Form Studies 
(1990-91) ; Sedbergh School, Cumbria (1985-1989) ; St 
Julians International School (Portugal).