Andy Callan

Freelance Copywriter, Content Writer, & More

Location:Newtownards, Ards, United Kingdom
4 Skills

I have over 10 year's experience working as a freelance writer and photographer. I have written on a vast range of subjects, producing engaging, creative copy for both print and online media.
I specialise in travel and lifestyle reportage/journalism, reporting on stories from countries such as China, East Timor, Laos and Thailand.


• Writing: Professional photojournalist for over 10 years, with experience in magazine, newspaper and online writing. Author of articles on a range of subjects, including travel, lifestyle and technology. Clients include Transaero Airlines and 4CornersImages.

• Copywriting: Writer, researcher and designer on both B2B and B2C sales and marketing material, including brochures, advertising, press releases and newsletters. Clients include Bauer Design Group and Skytrax Aviation.

• Online copywriting: Writer and editor of numerous website designs, including Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, InteriorForU (Singapore) and Select Frames. I have a thorough understanding of both on and off page SEO components and their effect on search engine rankings. Familiar with HTML and CSS.

Employment History

Freelance photojournalist-June 2006 to present

Producing articles and images for a number of clients on a wide range of topics. Specialities include travel writing and aviation.

Freelance copywriter-April 2013 to present

Producing sales and marketing material for business clients, as well as managing online content in the form of website copy and blog posts. Strong SEO and webpage optimisation knowledge.


Diploma (Copywriting)-The Writer’s Bureau 2012

HND Photography-Cheltenham and Gloucester College of Higher Education (Dist) 1994

4 A Levels (including English language and literature)-Cheam High School, Surrey 1990


Member of The Professional Copywriters’ Network (PCN)