Cathy Alexander


07875 212572

Cathy has been involved in copywriting, editing and proofreading for over 10 years. She’s edited copy for TV shows aimed at newspaper and magazine journalists, written city guide apps, proofed brochures for fashion designers and created unique copy for travel and tourism websites. These days, she writes everything from website copy to property guides and product descriptions for childrens’ toys.

Areas of expertise:

Property; home improvements; fashion; lifestyle and travel; team building; corporate events; stag and hen weekends

Key skills:

Copywriting; proofreading; copy editing; search engine optimisation; blogging

Writing History

Freelance copywriter                                                     December 2007-present

Publicist                                                                               UKTV, 06/05-05/07

Forward Planning Assistant                                         IPC Media Ltd, 11/02-05/05

Editor                                                                                    VNU Entertainment Media, 10/00-10/02

Publication History

We Love to Eat… Posh Beans on Toast                    The Guardian, Family section, 2 May 2009

Yoga for Runners                                                             Running Fitness, November 2006

Yoga for Swimmers                                                         Swimming Times, 2007

More Than Just Cartoons                                             Media Week, 2002

Out There…Cribs Day, MTV                                         TV and Satellite Week, 2002


BA (Hons.) 2.1 History of Film, Photography & Graphic Media

Manchester Metropolitan Univ., 1996-1999

A Level Art (B); Sociology (B); Textiles (D)

De La Salle College, Salford, Manchester 1994-1996

10 GCSEs (A*-C)

St Mary’s RC High School, Astley 1989-1994

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