2012-Present               Writer for Darlington 1883 FC

  • Writing for the official Darlington FC website and programme, contributing weekly articles
  • Helped set up the club’s new website and phone application, including work on the design of the website, as well as the original content for it
  • Managed the club’s phone application including using push notifications
  • Involvement in the club’s social media output through Instagram, Twitter and Facebook
  • Monthly piece on the club’s fans podcast

2015-Present               Self Employed Freelance Journalist


  • 2016-Present               Sports Reporter for Inplay Sports Data
  • Collecting live information and data from football matches
  • Quickly and accurately reporting on matches
  • Covered Darlington, Gateshead, Spennymoor and York City

March 2016                 Work Placement with the Guardian Sports Desk

  • Six pieces of published work for the printed and online versions of the publication
  • Produced Women’s rugby article, including an interview with the England captain
  • Football Previews and a F1 guide
  • Researching articles and putting together information for the editors


2014-2015                       University of Sunderland

MA in Sports Journalism

                                        NCTJ Diploma in Journalism                                         

NCTJ Accredited course

Modules include: Shorthand, Media Law, Court Reporting, Public Affairs, Ethics, Sports Journalism.

  • Gained NCTJ qualification
  • Achieved gold standard 100 words per minute shorthand