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Dawn Emery

Dawn Emery

Editor, HELLO! Online

HELLO! Magazine

Editor, HELLO! Online at HELLO! Magazine

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HELLO! Magazine

Editor, HELLO! Online

* Driving an increase in visitors to the HELLO! website – unique visitor numbers for the UK soared by 118 per cent during my first six months
* Deciding celebrity and lifestyle content
* Leading a team of up to 12 staff
* Improving the brand's social media, leading to a 55 per cent increase in Twitter followers during my first six months
* Responsible for bringing celebrity bloggers and exclusive interviews to the website
* Working in the CMS system
* Setting up and writing exclusive celebrity interviews for HELLO! magazine

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John Brown

Various editorial roles

* Deputy editor of Voila!, a one million-circulation publication
* Member of a team that won Innovation of the Year at the APA awards for student magazine Ticket to Ride
* Led pitches for new magazines
* Promoted from editorial assistant to deputy editor within two years, working on women's magazines, travel and lifestyle titles

Career

John Brown

Editor, Express magazine

* Assumed editorial leadership over this travel and business-focused magazine, which had a 92 per cent approval rating on the editorial content
* I was personally credited with improving the reader response rate

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HELLO! Magazine

Commissioning Editor

* Setting up exclusive interviews and photoshoots for this respected celebrity title
* Negotiating with agents, drafting contracts and commissioning writers
* Interviewing countless celebrities including P.Diddy, Celine Dion, Katherine Heigl, Andrea Bocelli, Janis Winehouse, Kris Jenner, Kim, Kourtney and Khloé Kardashian. My high profile exclusives include arranging the first interview and photoshoot with Olympic champion Mo Farah and his twins, which was picked up by every major newspaper in Britain
* Arranging exclusive coverage of celebrity milestones such as weddings and babies
* Frequently beating magazine competitors to secure sought-after interviews
* Responsible for up to three cover stories in a single issue; organizing large group photoshoots featuring up to 18 celebrities
* Writing news stories to tight deadlines

* Presenting celebrity news bulletins for the HELLO! website

Career

Various newspapers, magazines and websites

Editor and writer

* Writing articles on an array of celebrity, travel and lifestyle topics
* Publication credits include Marie Claire, SHE, OK!, The Sunday Times Travel Magazine, The Mirror, House & Garden, Body & Soul, New Idea, WHO and many others
* Sub-editing and writing at the offices of TV Week, Woman's Day, House & Garden, Marie Claire, Hot Stars, New Idea and Daily Express Saturday
* Editorial projects have included being chief sub editor on a teen magazine supplement and providing editorial guidance on a life coaching book

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John Brown

Editor, UP magazine

* Launched this popular in-flight magazine for Monarch Airlines and was responsible for a 20 per cent rise in reader satisfaction compared to the airline's previous publication
* Managed a team of five and controlled editorial budget
* Nominated for two editorial awards during my tenure

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John Brown

Website Editor

* Developed and edited websites to accompany two John Brown custom publications

University of East Anglia

BA, English Literature

The Coopers' Company and Coburn School