Cleland Thom: editor | lecturer | blogger | legal advisor | mentor
Intel |UK national papers |BBC |Sony |United Nations |Smooth Century fm
My name's Cleland Thom, but don't blame me. Would you choose a name like that? This is where it comes from
I have been described as the Simon Cowell of writing training.
My clients include:
- multinational corporations, including Sony, Intel, United Utilities and Amey
- all the UK's top media groups
- more than 100 SMEs
- UK central government
- UK local government
- educational and non-profit organisations
I was a journalist for 20 years, and worked on local and national papers.
I edited a group of nine London local papers, and was appraised as being the company's 'best all-round editor for 50 years'.
I ran the flagship NCTJ journalism course at Highbury College, Portsmouth and have prepared hundreds of trainee journalists for their NCTJ exams.
Likes: Arsenal, cats, curry, God, Rolling Stones, coffee, professional cycling
One word that describes me: unsatisfied