Multimedia Journalist, Editor
Harriet is an experienced senior writer and editor, with expertise in women's lifestyle, travel and culture.
Harriet is currently working as acting senior writer for Femail for MailOnline, the world's largest publisher.
Before joining MailOnline, she was managing editor for the Ski Club of Great Britain's industry-leading travel magazines, Ski+board and Elevation.
She has worked in a variety of newsrooms, including STV, Press Association, Metro Radio and Clyde Radio. She has years of experience in broadcast production, having hosted her own show on a variety of community stations, including industry-leading Subcity and Newcastle's NE1.fm.
In 2015, Harriet co-founded women’s lifestyle site Two Birds (hellotwobirds.com), a project which she ran for several years – as well as writing articles, Two Birds hosted events, launched a podcast and a YouTube channel.
Harriet's freelance work has been published on leading feminist lifestyle websites, including The Debrief, DRESSR and TYCI.
Harriet graduated in 2015 from University of Glasgow with a masters degree in English Literature, before studying multimedia journalism at Glasgow Caledonian University. She graduated in November 2016. She represented at the university at Google conferences (2016) and BBC Radio 1 workshops (2014).
July 2016 - February 2019
Having joined the company as deputy editor for Ski+board in July 2016, I was promoted in October 2018 to be managing editor. My role included writing, editing, commissioning, sub-editing and production management. Thanks to an overall multimedia approach since I became editor of the online issues, reads have increased by 420%.
Multimedia Journalism Masters
2015 / 2016
Glasgow Caledonian University
NCTJ and BJTC accredited course, which included extensive training in:
HD-TV digital video camera shooting, writing to picture, digital editing and studio and piece to camera work, building good knowledge of Avid and FinalCut.
News reporting and feature writing.
Online news writing, podcasting and web content management.
Radio interviewing, scripting, digital editing, voice
presentation, studio production.
Sub-editing and print production.
English Literature Masters
2011 / 2016
University of Glasgow
Heavily involved with university media:
Features Editor of G-You magazine.
Host of shows on Subcity Radio.
WORKING WITH ME
"Harriet is like a shaken up can of coke, always fizzing with ideas... Like her writing, she is full of intelligence, compassion, warmth and curiosity."