About Me

I'm an experienced journalist and editor who has spent more than a decade working for some of the UK's top-selling magazines and newspapers. My staff experience includes seven years working at Bauer Media (nee Emap) occupying senior positions at FHM and Smash Hits. I've written and edited for an exhaustive range of publications including:

The Evening Standard

Sunday Times

Q magazine

The Guardian

Cosmopolitan

Stylist

ShortList

Metro

Glamour

Metropolitan (Eurostar magazine)

Let’s Go (Ryanair magazine)

Now magazine

Sunday Mirror

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I also regularly conduct editing shifts (including features editor, news editor and production editor cover) at assorted magazines and newspapers. If you'd like to book me for a freelance editing shift, please contact me at [email protected]

Throughout my career I've also written promotional copy for a wide range of clients including Smirnoff, Gillette, Reebok, the Barclaycard Mercury Prize, Glenfiddich, BlackBerry, O2, Sony Ericsson and more. I've also written sleeve notes, artist biographies and press releases for record companies. If you need an advertorial writing or have some copy that isn't working, please email me at christianko[email protected]

I'm also available for editorial consulting and media training. A CV is available upon request.