I work as a freelance Writer, Blogger and Content Creator. Here are some of my current projects:

Writing about events / experiences and places to go in Exeter and the South West in my popular blog Exploring Exeter.

Lifestyle and music blogging and artist interviews here on my Stephanie Darkes site.

Social Media and Digital Marketing at Dot Social.

I can also be found blogging about vegetarian eats for Eating Exeter and writing a column about our family life in Exeter for local magazine Exeter Life.

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Past experience:

Broadcast Journalism – Radio

Writing, producing and presenting a monthly show on Croydon Radio called Croydon Rocks.

Interviewing the likes of Placebo‘s bassist, Bill Lloyd, Keyboardist for Procal Harum, Matt Fisher, Fairfield Halls CEO, Simon Thomsett, pioneering conductor Charles Hazlewoodelectronic music God Squarepusher, dub legends Dreadzone and the frontman of iconic punk rock group The Stranglers.

Newspaper / Magazine / online Journalism

I work as a freelance Writer and have written for several publications and sites including:

The Croydon AdvertiserDeep-London and The Croydon Citizen.

I have interviewed many artists in my weekly unsigned column and have written features and interviewed many established artists such as: Joan Armatrading, Mark Chadwick from The Levellers and The Spin Doctors

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Here are some of my online articles

– Interview with The Spin Doctors
– Review of the opening of Scream Lounge, Croydon
– Comment about Black Sheep Bar closure
– Croydon’s music scene in the 70’s – The Greyhound

Here are some of my published articles:

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