Simon Willmore

London, UK

About Simon Willmore

A journalist with over nine years of experience, and the chairman of the British Guild of Travel Writers, plus a cofounder and head of content for companies in the UK and Malaysia.

I have written for regional newspapers, national magazines and international guide books and have extensive experience with online publishing, CMS use and development, Google AdWords and Google Analytics, commissioning freelancers and social media. I also have a strong grasp of HTML, CSS, PHP and company management.

Education: MEng in Civil and Environmental Engineering with a Year In Europe (France) from Imperial College London and a Post-Graduate Diploma (PGDip) with Merit from the London School of Journalism.

Editorial Director

Travel Daily Media (TD)

Feb 2018 - Aug 2019 • 1 year 6 months
Head of the editorial, social media and video departments, with team management and senior leadership duties, and charged with setting a new tone of voice and editorial direction during a complete rebrand and refocus of the well-established Travel Daily brand. As part of this, I led the first major website redesign in over 10 years, working closely with the tech team based across numerous timezones.

Freelance Editor

Travel Daily Media (TD)

Jan 2010 - Jan 2018 • 8 years 1 months
Freelance editor services

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