Val Culley – CV
I am an East Midlands freelance journalist with more than 30 years experience of writing for newspapers and magazines and I am a holder of the NCTJ Proficiency Certificate.
Career to date:
Freelance journalist providing communications services since 2010
Head of Information and Publications for Nottinghamshire Police 2008 – 2010 (I was in charge of an internal and external newspaper, corporate publications, the force website and intranet).
Marketing and Public Relations Officer for Nottinghamshire Police 2002 -2008 (I wrote newsletters, leaflets and press releases and produced marketing campaigns to promote Nottinghamshire Police in a positive way.)
Freelance journalist between 1984 and 2002 (I worked for a range of clients, including television companies, provincial newspapers and local authorities, writing press releases, features, newspapers and tourism brochures. I also worked as a casual sub editor for the Sun and the Mirror.)
Publications Manager for British Gas PR department 1981 -1984 (I brought out a monthly internal newspaper and corporate publications.)
Journalist with the Morning Telegraph newspaper in Sheffield 1977 – 1981 (I started as a news reporter, then trained to be a sub-editor and then became a sports writer/sports sub-editor.)
Journalist with the Nottingham Evening Post 1973 -1977 (I trained as a journalist with the Nottingham Evening Post, obtaining my NCTJ Proficiency Certificate in 1976.)
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