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Ruth Doris

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Journalist | Editor | Content Writer

About Me

Editorially-minded, detail-orientated professional. Creative thinker and problem solver. Excellent writing, copyediting and digital skills. Ability to multi-task under pressure, produce clean, accurate copy, while consistently meeting deadlines. A keen understanding of what makes a story newsworthy, with a particular interest in the human interest angle, entrepreneurship, gender diversity and social inclusion.

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Business

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Lifestyle

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My Writing Samples

A great idea will only get you so far

Established business owners share their advice for start-ups.

http://www.irishexaminer.com/business/a-lesson-for-start-ups-a-great-idea-will-only-get-you-so-far-448083.html

A time house in the heart of Dublin

The Clockwork Door in Dublin's Temple Bar is a home from home.

http://www.lonelyplanet.com/news/2017/05/15/dublin-time-house/

Sugru goes global

The founder of the world's first mouldable glue shares her story.

http://www.womenmeanbusiness.com/2017/04/space-age-play-doh-go-global/

Understanding Gender Intelligence

Psychologist and gender diversity expert, Dr Maureen Gaffney speaks about how important gender intelligence in the workplace.

https://www.womenmeanbusiness.com/2018/04/gender-intelligence/

Is The Future Flexible?

Growing demand for work/life balance is driving the trend towards greater flexibility for employees. And companies are recognising the need to meet this demand as they struggle to attract and retain valuable talent.

https://www.womenmeanbusiness.com/2018/03/is-our-future-flexible/

Shaking Up The Housing Market

Start-up Moove wants to disrupt the market and give buyers and sellers more choice and control during the sale process.

https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/business/moove-to-shake-up-housing-market-835070.html

Space Entrepreneur Is On A Mission For Stem

Norah Patten’s interest in space was sparked at age 11, when she visited the NASA Lewis Research Center, Ohio.

https://www.womenmeanbusiness.com/2017/08/space-entrepreneur-mission-stem/

Experience

Writer/Editor

Contributor to the Irish Examiner, Women Mean Business and Business Plus Magazine. Open to freelance opportunities in journalism, content writing, and editing. To view my portfolio go to ruthdoris.com

Company: Freelance

I worked there from 10/2015 until now

Deputy Editor

My responsibilities at this start-up women's lifestyle magazine included commissioning stories, copy editing, researching, interviewing and writing long-form articles, communicating with PR agencies, overseeing junior staff.

Company: Magpie Magazine

I worked there from 5/2016 until 2/2017

Copy editor

This was the Ireland edition of the global Metro commuter franchise publication. My work included copy-editing the news, features, and lifestyle sections, proof-reading, updating social media, contributing to news and features meetings, fact-checking, additional reporting and content management of a website, including reporting breaking news.

Company: Metro Herald

I worked there from 9/2007 until 8/2014

Features writer

Reporting and feature writing for the lifestyle, culture and health sections of the newspaper. My role included researching and pitching ideas at weekly features meetings, interviews and case studies, writing long-form features on topical issues.

Company: Irish Daily Mail

I worked there from 2/2006 until 8/2007

Content I Write