Freelance Writing

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Freelance writer

Tom Pegden, Business Editor Leicester Mercury newspaper and Business Monthly Magazine: “Justine is easy to work with and always comes up with strong features for me.”


As a multi-award-winning journalist and feature writer, Justine is available for freelance feature writing on any topic, including business and travel.

She has written for several publications to date, ranging from newspapers and online platforms to magazines.

Just a snapshot of her experience includes the Dubai-based Global Citizen, the Leicester Mercury Monthly Business Magazine and a host of travel publications like Etc Magazine and The Good Life France magazine.


Justine’s writing awards include:

HIGHLY COMMENDED Midland Business Journalist of the Year 2018 - Midland Media Awards (MMA)

WINNER Midland Feature Writer of the Year 2014 - MMA

FINALIST Midland Feature Writer of the Year 2013/2015/2016/2017 – MMA

FINALIST National Feature Writer of the Year 2014 - Trinity Mirror (now Reach Plc) Awards (internal)

FINALIST Midlands Supplement of the Year for a commemorative World War 1 project 2014 – MMA

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Travel Writer

Justine is a seasoned travel writer having penned features for a raft of publications.

These include: The Good Life France magazine, Etc Magazine, Birmingham Mail, Birmingham Post, Birmingham Live, Coventry Telegraph, Liverpool Echo and Leicester Mercury, both within the paper itself and on its “Spending It” platform in the publication’s Business Monthly Magazine.

She specialises in family-friendly features which she has been writing for more than two decades.

Locations range from ski-ing in France, Italy, Austria and Switzerland, to enjoying the sun-kissed delights of the Caribbean - Grenada, Curacao, Barbados, Isla Margarita, Jamaica; Australia’s East Coast – from Sydney to the Daintree Rainforest – Portugal, and France’s World War One Battlefields.

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