Freelance profile

Courtney Traub

Based in Oxford, I am an experienced writer, reporter, copyeditor and translator with expertise in online media and content development, travel and arts writing. Formerly Editor of the About.com Paris Travel site, I am co-author of the Michelin Green Guide to Northern France and the Paris Region (2012), and have recently reported stories for The Christian Science Monitor. I cover general news, radio, business and financial, arts, travel, and tourism. I am able to cover stories in London and across the South East UK. Having lived in France for a decade, I am fluent in French language, culture and politics.

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Contact details:

Town: Oxford
Region/nation: South East
Country: United Kingdom
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Mobile: +44 (0)7553724058

Skills:

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Online journalismRates: Online/writing
Book writerRates: Print media - writing books
Book editorRates: Print media - editing/producing books
ProofreaderRates: Sub-editing
ReporterRates: Reporter
Subeditor or editorRates: Sub-editing
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Subjects:

  • Arts/entertainment
  • Travel/tourism
  • Film and theatre
  • Environment and conservation
  • Politics
  • Business and commerce
  • History

Major clients:

  • About.com/IAC Media
  • Radio France Internationale
  • Conde Nast
  • Associated Press
  • Reed Business Information

Profile last updated: 2017-12-06 13:29:28


Extra information:

I am an experienced writer, reporter, subeditor, copyeditor and translator with particular expertise in online media and web content development, travel and arts writing. Editor of the About.com Paris Travel site since late 2006, I am also the co-author of the Michelin Green Guide to Northern France and the Paris Region (2012). 

Currently based in Oxford, I have strong experience covering beats including general news, radio, business and financial news, arts, culture, travel and tourism. I am currently contributing to outlets including The Christian Science Monitor and TripSavvy.  I am able to cover stories across the South East UK and in London. Having lived in France for over a decade, I am fully fluent in French language, culture, politics, and business practices.

My expertise includes online media and content strategy, social media management, arts and culture, food, French culture and politics, and higher education. I have strong management and organizational skills, with experience leading in-house and freelance editorial teams, defining and executing editorial strategies in both the short and long term.

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I am an Oxford and London-based journalist, copy editor, travel writer & editor.