I am a freelance journalist and editor...

..with a portfolio spanning topics from the gender pay gap to mental health to sex work decriminalisation to Japan’s penal system.

This is because I love stories, and nothing gives me more satisfaction than coming across people, places or ideas that deserve more attention, and turning them into compelling reads.

I’m also a natural storyteller, and consider it a huge privilege to tell other people's stories too.

I take this very seriously and am often thanked by my interviewees, such as Shrouk El-Attar – engineer, and activist – who said I was the first journalist to so accurately capture her personality.

I’m adept at adapting copy to suit any kind of readership, from the FT to BuzzFeed, and have interviewed people from all walks of life.

There are a few areas that particularly pique my interest, such as family and gender issues. As editor of everywoman.com, I was able to constantly seek out fascinating women’s stories, from Sharmadean Reid MBE to former leader of the WEP, Sophie Walker.

Lastly I’m thorough. Very thorough. I trained as a sub-editor so my copy is always clean, factually accurate and delivered on time. Just one reason editors like working with me.

That’s me, in a nutshell. To read more of my work, please head to my Interviews or Features portfolio, or get in touch.

    Cherry is a reliable and intuitive journalist. She files clean, engaging copy to deadline and takes direction very well. A pleasure to work with.
    Nathan Brooker
    Commissioning editor, FT Weekend