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I’m Hazel Davis, a freelance journalist and copywriter based somewhere in the beautiful Pennines. I contribute to a number of publications including the Financial Times, Guardian, Telegraph, Times and plenty of the women’s “glossies”, in-flight magazines, the varied and interesting trade press (oh you’d be quite surprised at some of the titles on my CV) and many more. I am also a contributing editor on shiny travel magazine Shandy Pockets, where I can be found talking all sorts of nonsense about my voyages (most of it true, too). AND (and breathe) until it moved to podcast format I was an assistant editor for fabulous game-changing women’s magazine Standard Issue.

It may be fair to say that I will pretty much try my pen at most things. Within reason.

I am also a skilled and experienced copy editor, working regularly for a range of clients, including the British Council, Virgin, Clydesdale Bank, Marie Curie Cancer Care, LighterLife and a host of others, large and small, in the public, private and charity sectors.

My passions are travel, comedy and music and I sing with a really brilliant choir called the Hepton Singers. I also love folk music and I sing sporadically in a folkish duo.

For sample rates or further examples of my work please do email me. I can be talked into most things for a large flat white.


Illustration by Jo Scales.

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