She has set up award-winning magazines from scratch, edited festival websites for iTunes and Port Eliot, and led content teams on complex interactive projects. As founding partner, she leads on creative content – channelling her expertise into everything from multiplatform campaigns to digital magazines for the world’s biggest brand. Helen thrives on working with a dynamic creative team – from writers to branding experts, photographers, filmmakers, illustrators and digital whiz kids to find exciting solutions that can really make a difference.
After working as a freelance journalist and editor in London, she created, edited and published 16 issues of Stranger magazine, which gained an impressive national and international following. Her thirst for a good story has also taken her on editorial commissions from snowboarding the mountains of China to reporting on a music festival in the Sahara desert – via Croatia, Canada and Colombia to name but a few – writing for titles including Time Out, The Observer and The Independent. But she still loves nothing more than curling up with a good book.
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