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Adaptable, reliable writer who specialises in sports, politics

About Me

I have enjoyed writing for almost as long as I can remember. Having been lucky enough to gain lots of experience as a journalist, digital marketer and freelance writer I now specialise in writing on sport, politics, technology and social affairs.

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My Writing Samples

Brexit and its implications for Southeast Asia

Brexit dominates the European political and economic discussion. As the UK prepares to leave the EU, what will that mean for Southeast Asia’s developing economies?

https://www.aseantoday.com/2019/03/assessing-the-damage-what-will-brexit-mean-for-aseans-developing-economies/

A brain drain in reverse in Vietnam

Business is thriving in Vietnam as vast numbers of expats return. Their skills are helping to stimulate the country’s economy, and the government wants to cash in.

https://www.aseantoday.com/2019/03/a-brain-drain-in-reverse-vietnams-economy-thrives-as-top-talents-return/

The changing picture of cryptocurrency and its acceptance in different countries

A look at the different ways in which countries around the world are - or are not - embracing cryptocurrency and blockchain technology.

https://medium.com/@john_68038/the-changing-picture-of-cryptocurrency-and-its-acceptance-in-different-countries-b8cb86306f71

Clinical, refreshing and full of potential: One great night in Seville for England

Review and analysis of England's 3-2 win over Spain in Seville.

https://medium.com/@john_68038/clinical-refreshing-and-full-of-potential-one-great-night-in-seville-for-england-b14f52bf116e

Sharples hat-trick downs Brive

Rugby union match report from Gloucester against Brive in the European Challenge Cup

http://www.talkingrugbyunion.co.uk/sharples-hat-trick-downs-brive/11783.htm

Mzansi Super League 2018 Preview and Betting Predictions

Cricket tournament preview and betting guide ahead of the 2018 Mzansi Super League in South Africa

https://www.thetopbookies.com/cricket-news/mzansi-super-league-2018-preview-and-betting-predictions

Battleground innovations at the Somme

Article written to mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme focusing on the innovations that the conflict gave rise to.

http://www.jspennington.com/battleground-innovations-somme/

Experience

Senior Writer

Written commentaries and analysis on range of subjects concerning Southeast Asia including politics, economics, social affairs and technology.

Company: ASEAN Today

I worked there from 1/2017 until now

Freelance Writer

Worked as a freelance writer for several companies and websites including: - Ninety Minutes Online (football) - Cricket Opinions & The Top Bookies (cricket) - Betting Online (sports)

Company: Various companies

I worked there from 9/2016 until now

Editor & Senior Writer

Wrote match reports, news articles, features pieces for www.cricketworld.com while also being responsible for managing team of journalists and freelancers, conducting interviews, developing style guides and editorial policies and working on web development

Company: Cricket World

I worked there from 11/2006 until 9/2016

Content I Write