I have been passionate about being a sports journalist since my dad (brutally, but honestly) told me I’d never amount to be a footballer, or any sportsman for that matter. My mind switched to the press box rather than the pitch, and years later I graduated from Staffordshire University with a degree in Sports Journalism.
After working for numerous sports websites, local newspapers, Shrewsbury Town FC and Wigan Athletic FC, I began working for Crystal Palace FC in September 2012, initially producing video content. In my first season, I won the Championship Video Channel of the Year award.
I was then promoted to Assistant Communications Manager ahead of our first campaign back in the Premier League. After time spent TV presenting and overseeing our PR responsibilities, I returned to written journalism when I became Programme Editor in December 2014.
In my first full season in the role, I won the Programme Editor of the Year award for 2015/16 by the Northern Programme Club’s Independent View magazine back in April 2016. Later that year, inspired by Wales’ success in Euro 2016, I decided to write my debut novel –“Don’t Take Me Home – Following Wales At Euro 2016”, which I completed in three months and self-published myself.
In February 2019, I was approached to become Head of Editorial at ProgrammeMaster, where I now oversee a content team who produce programmes for some of the biggest names in sport, including the NFL, Major League Baseball, the Lawn Tennis Association, 6 Nations and a host of football clubs.
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