Giles Turnbull’s CV

Contact: / 07939 127917 / @gilest

Use The Human Voice Ltd

Director, 2017—present
Creative communication to help organisations work in the open and communicate like human beings: creatively, briefly and clearly. Coaching teams and leaders in showing 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

Journalism and copywriting for the BBC, The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph, Engadget, MacUser, Cult of Mac, O’Reilly Publishing, Time Inc, Dopplr, Nokia and, 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

Contributor of satire and comedy 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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List of creative projects