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Freelance profile

Matt Salusbury

I am a commissioning editor and reporter with two trade publications, and a regular contributor to History Today and Fortean Times.

Contact details:

Street: Haringey
Region/nation: London
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: 020 7481 6704
Mobile: 07918108529


See suggested rates:

Feature writerRates: Print media
Commissioning editorRates: Print media
ReporterRates: Reporter
Subeditor or editorRates: Sub-editing
ResearcherRates: Researcher
Picture researcherRates: Picture editing
from the Freelance Fees Guide.


Current affairs
Trade unions
Foreign affairs and overseas

Major clients:

  • History Today
  • Guardian
  • New Statesman
  • Times Higher Education
  • Fortean Times

Profile last updated: 2011-06-12 22:58:46

Extra information:

I am news and features editor of English language teaching industry trade paper EL Gazette ( and deputy editor of the Freelance ( the NUJ's newsletter for freelance journalists and am a regular contributor to History Today and Fortean Times (

I have worked as a sub-editor for The Independent, BBC Worldwide (BBC History), John Brown Citrus and Book Club Associates.

I was previously a news researcher for media forward planners Advance Media Information (AMI Ltd),

Other specialisations: protest, police surveillance, civil liberties, Data Protection Act, English language teaching, strange phenomena, offbeat, forteana, science (zoology, parapsychology) Visited Northern Iraq Spring 2004. Fluent Dutch speaker.

Credits include:

  • Guardian

  • Time Out London

  • The Independent

  • New Statesman

  • Islington Tribune

  • BBC History

  • Construction News

  • Times Higher Education

  • Fortean Times

  • Big Issue

Most recent training: Introduction to PR (NUJ Training, February 2009), Investigative Journalism Summer School (CIJ, The City University, July 2009)

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