Jenny Gristock

Jenny Gristock

storytelling, with data

A LITTLE ABOUT ME

Hello. I am a journalist.a writer.a cargo bike lover.

I live by the sea in Folkestone, UK.

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    SERVICES

    STORYTELLING

    Journalism in print and video

    TECH SUPERHERO

    Got the specs; not the pecs

    EVERYDAY LIFE

    High impact content

    ARTIST

    Words and pictures

     

    WORK PROCESS

    ENGAGE

    IDEA

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    DEVELOP

    EDIT

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    Jenny Gristock is a freelance science writer.

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    MY WORKS

    Why aren’t there more women in science?

    Why aren’t there more women in science?

    Theory of Relativity

    Theory of Relativity

    Concern over Heinz Ketchup in 2003

    Concern over Heinz Ketchup in 2003

    The Shower Curtain Tangle

    The Shower Curtain Tangle

    Tricksy Evolution Proves its Worth

    Tricksy Evolution Proves its Worth

    Not making it easier for mums or dads

    Not making it easier for mums or dads

    WORK HISTORY

    2006

    Journalist and Web Editor

    Freelance

    I write about science for newspapers like The Guardian on a freelance basis. I have over 700 articles published. I specialise in using the latest research, data analysis and tech/new media skills to create high impact content at the interface between science and everyday life.

    2004

    Host

    Cafe Scientifique Brighton

    I co-founded Cafe Scientifique Brighton with Amanda Tyndall (now of the Edinburgh Science Festival), and hosted public discussions (and a Brighton Festival Event) for four years.

    2004

    Science Journalism Lecturer

    City University

    For three years I taught science journalism to students at City University’s Department of Journalism. In 2009 I was one of the first external examiners for the new MA in Science and Environmental Journalism at Lincoln University.

    1995

    Features Writer

    South Wales Evening Post

    After graduation I trained on the Features desk at the South Wales Evening Post. I covered a diverse range of topics from summer holidays to fingerprinting and comic book illustration. I also kept writing about science every week for the award-winning column.

    1994

    Science Columnist

    South Wales Evening Post

    My regular column, which ran for 11 years, was also syndicated as ‘Week in the Lab’ at the Bristol Evening Post.

     

     

    EDUCATION HISTORY

    2002

    Virtuality and Newspapers

    Sussex University

    For my doctorate, I studied online newspapers and the emergence of user-generated content.

    1996

    Materials for Power Generation

    Swansea University

    A Masters sponsored by National Power.

    1995

    Materials Science

    Swansea University

    I began writing about science for the local newspaper during my second year at Swansea University. I also volunteered for the Women Into Science and Engineering bus at my old school (Bishop Gore in Sketty). I won the C.A. Edwards Award for reading the best paper.

     

     

    JOURNALISM SKILLS

    COPYWRITING

    REPORTING

    INTERVIEWING

    EDITING

    WORDPRESS/HTML

    DEVELOPMENT SKILLS

    WORDPRESS

    PHOTOSHOP

    CSS

    TESTIMONIALS

    EDWARD METCALFE

    EDWARD METCALFE GROUP HEAD / NATIONAL POWER.

    I have been impressed by the clear thinking and enthusiasm which she is applying to the project; she has readily gasped the wide issues involved with a maturity of thought and organisation which is impressive.

    MATTHEW SHELLEY

    MATTHEW SHELLEY FEATURES EDITOR

    Thanks for the column… couple of my staff have spontaneously commented on how much they like your work. One of them mentioned you as always offering a good and interesting read.

    PETER ALBERRY

    PETER ALBERRY DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING

    Jenny displayed an impressive grasp of the diverse range of subject material and usually took the lead in discussion sessions. She is a talented scientific journalist and has an ability to assimilate and communicate complex concepts in a simple and lucid manner. In short, she is very bright and motivated.

    ANNA LINK

    Thank you very much indeed for giving such an excellent talk at the day on popular science writing in Birmingham.

     

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    The Stables, Tontine Street, Folkestone, Kent CT20 1JP, United Kingdom

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