Giles Turnbull

giles@gilest.org / 07939 127917 / @gilest

Use The Human Voice Ltd

Director, 2017—present
Creative communication with clarity and brevity. Helping organisations remove ambiguity and show the thing. Selected engagements:

Government Digital Service (Cabinet Office)

Creative writer, 2012—2016
Explaining GDS, GOV.UK and government as a platform to the public, to civil servants and to politicians. Writing and ghostwriting articles, speeches, blog posts, presentations and films. Advising senior management on simpler, clearer communication. Making digital government easy to grasp.

Freelance writer

2000—2012
Journalism and copywriting for the BBC, The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph, MacUser, Cult of Mac, O'Reilly Publishing, Time Inc, Dopplr, Nokia, moo.com and BERG, among many others.

Press Association

Columnist, 1998—2014
A syndicated weekly column distributed to 100s of news organisations, explaining the internet and online culture in simple terms for ordinary people.

Technology editor, 1997—1999
Exploring and reporting on the growing UK internet scene.

Other things

Writer of comedy and satire at The Morning News
Creator of Blockbox cards
Writer of Bad transport poetry
Early pioneer of the UK blogging scene
Finalist, Online Journalism Awards 2012 (for "Twitter by Post")

BA Hons, Anglia Ruskin University, 1992

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last updated: 04 June 2018