CV

Sophie Wilson

Lives and works in London, UK

sophlwilson2@gmail.com

Copywriter and content editor at MCQ

October 2020 – present

Commissioning editorial content, writing social copy, bios and press releases, uploading stories, strategising brand editorial direction. 

Freelance journalist and copywriter

December 2019 – present

Writing for Vogue, W Magazine, Dazed, i-D, The Face, Teen Vogue, LOVE, Refinery29, 1 Granary, and more. Copywriting for clients including Hayley Menzies, NEOUS and University of the Arts London.

Features internship at The Sunday Times Style

November 2019

Generating daily social media ideas for all platforms, transcribing interviews, researching features, office administration.

Print Internship at DAZED

December 2018- January 2019

Writing, generating ideas, pitching, researching features and transcribing interviews.

Fashion Features Internship at British Vogue

July 2017

Researching features, pitching, transcribing interviews, call-ins and returns, looking after samples.

Education

2019 MA Fashion Journalism, Central Saint Martins with Distinction

2015- 2018 First Class BA (Hons) English Literature, University of Sheffield.

2008- 2015 Weald of Kent Grammar School, Kent A Levels in English Literature A, History A, Sociology A, Extended Project A*, 12 GCSEs A*-B

 

Awards

Shortlisted for Freelance Fashion & Beauty Writer at The Freelance Writing Awards 2021

Hugo Boss Scholarship for Fashion Journalism 2019

Babe Writing Fellowship 2016

 

Languages

Fluent English, French Level B1 (Intermediate)

 

Skills

Reporting and writing, editing, interviewing, proofreading, researching, transcribing, copywriting, social media, CMS, SEO.