Investment Content Specialist at Columbia Threadneedle & author of Money Made Easy 2015-16
Newspapers | United Kingdom, GB
* Award-winning online, print & magazine journalist / editor, now an investment writer
* Experienced news and features writer, particularly strong at writing quickly for the web
* Excellent understanding of community strategy and social media
* Guardian journalist for 15 years, then Editor of Moneywise magazine
I spent 10 years at Money Observer, rising from Editorial Assistant to Deputy Editor.
I then launched Guardianweekly.co.uk – a website for the international digest of the Guardian/Observer, which used first-person content sourced from Guardian journalists, the NGO community & Guardian Weekly readers.
I was asked to launch the website for the Guardian's Katine project – a £3m three-year development initiative with funding from readers & Barclays – to improve lives in Katine sub-county in Uganda.
I took a 7-month sabbatical before rejoining Guardianweekly.co.uk & steering it's relaunch on the main Guardian.co.uk platform.
In June 2010, I joined the Guardian's Consumer pod, working across the newspaper & website on personal finance, investment & consumer issues. For a year I was one of the Guardian's Consumer Champions.
In April 2013 I became Editor of Moneywise – the UK's leading personal finance magazine – and website.
In January 2016 I joined Columbia Threadneedle Investments as a content specialist, focusing on the retail space.
Author of bit.ly/1K3OLPL and http://amzn.to/qLCKwY.
* Shortlisted for Consumer Money Journalist of the Year at the Headline Money Awards (May 2015)
* Shortlisted for Broadcast Journalist of the Year (2014) at the Santander Media Awards.
* Shortlisted for BIBA's Best Consumer Advice award 2011 & Headline Money Mortgage Journalist of the Year 2011
* One World Media New Media Award for 2008 (guardian.co.uk/katine)
* IVCA Clarion 2008 award for Best Website (guardian.co.uk/katine)
* Association of Online Publishers’ Launch Award 2008 (guardian.co.uk/katine)
* AIC Best Consumer Financial journalist 2006