Sophie Atherton - Freelance Journalist


Here's a selection of photos of or by me.

Evidence of my early interest in journalism.
(I'm the little blonde one. The boy is my brother!).

Sophie showing an early interest in Journalism

These shots were taken by Jim Wileman for The Guardian. Have a look at more of Jim's work here:

Just me by the beach huts
Just me again 

I couldn't resist asking lead singer of New Model Army, Justin Sullivan, to have his photo taken with me after we'd had a nice post-gig chat in Sweden.

Sophie with Justin Sullivan - Sweden, Sept 08

Enjoying a pint of real ale at The Wellington in Birmingham

Sophie with beer 

I took these photos at the 2008 Beautiful Days festival in Devon.

Debs Palmer of Megson. Stu Hannah of Megson. Justin Sullivan
Left to right, Debbie and Stu Hanna of folk duo Megson; Justin Sullivan of New Model Army.

Sophie Atherton - Freelance Journalist

I am an experienced journalist and broadcaster, with a background in newspapers, radio and PR. I'm available for regular or occasional writing gigs; media consultancy & training; public speaking and radio & TV expert interviews/punditry.

My specialist subjects include (but aren't restricted to), birdwatching, nature, the environment, pubs and beer.

To discuss commissions, rates and availability contact me at: or on +44 (0)7946 112025.


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