Claire can be relied on to discover the best part of a story, producing thoroughly researched, interesting and well-written copy that also meets the deadline!
Giraffe Media - Claire is a wonderful freelancer and I would highly recommend her services to any other publication. She is thoughtful, has a cheerful nature and is always keen to make sure we are happy with her work and to the best thing for the magazine, which makes her a pleasure to work with. Her work always arrives on deadline, if not before , complete with everything I’ve asked for and sometimes extra items to make my life easier. Her skills of research are brilliant and she has a knack of sourcing the seemingly impossible! Her writing always meets the brief, and is lively and captivating to read.
BBC Newsround/Showbiz - During her time on Newsround, Claire proved herself to be a resourceful researcher with strong journalism skills. She found and investigated stories for both our BBC One programme and our Showbiz output on a daily basis. She filled in as an Assistant Producer writing scripts and delivering single camera shoots. Claire’s communication and team working skills are excellent and she is a real asset to any team.
BBC Newsround - During her time at Newsround, Claire proved to be a highly regarded and industrious member of the team. Her tasks ranged from setting up and shooting stories on DV, carrying out interviews, directing film crews and forward planning. She was responsible for ensuring a continuous supply of story ideas for Newsround Showbiz. Claire also regulary worked with children as part of the Newsround Press Pack assignments. She is highly trustworthy, hardworking and bright and could be recommended for any editorial team.
Slimming World Magazine - Leaves no fact unchecked, a reliable writer.
EMAP - Claire is friendly, personable and immediately fitted in well within the team. She is precise, thorough and organised and does not seem to be afraid of a tight deadline. Claire consistently generates and develops interesting and viable feature ideas with great enthusiasm. She shows strong writing skills and an ability to act on her own initiative.
BBC Grange Hill - Claire has a natural aptitude and flair for television and production work. She is enthusiastic, keen, energetic and professional. Claire would be an asset to any production team - she is willing to learn, works well as part of a team and maintains excellent rapport with those she comes into contact with.
Associated Newspapers - You Magazine - Claire is personable, polite and hard working. She assisted first hand on the fashion and picture desks and was of valuable assistance on the features desk.
BBC Entertainment - Many thanks for helping out once again. It was great to have you on board.
School Food Trust - Claire’s style of presenting is both confident, personable and knowledgeable. Claire builds good rapport with attending adults and children from schools at the events she runs, as well as volunteers. She is very hard working and conscientious and maintains a high-level awareness of the wider programme. Claire gives considerable care and thought to every aspect of her work and contributed a number of innovative ideas to help streamline procedures and provided the corresponding resources. Within the wider context of the Trust, she promotes the work of other programmes as well as building relationships with local and regional organisations. She can be relied on to progress new areas of work in a professional and imaginative way.
Bournemouth University - We owe you big-time for all the effort you put in. The Ball you organised was better than Christmas - it raised the spirits at a crucial time. You have fantastic organisation skills and real vision. A career in senior management beckons. Thanks for everything.