— Ellie Broughton

I am a freelance features writer and digital production journalist with ten years’ experience working for publishers including The Guardian, Vice, The Independent and the BBC. 

I specialise in health stories. I’ve interviewed a leading GP in the Ebola emergency camps, asked farmers how Brexit will affect their mental health, reported back from a climate anxiety workshop, and explored how cuts to NHS sexual health services are giving syphilis a second chance. I have experience sourcing and writing sensitive personal stories with people who have direct experience of ill health and difficult diagnoses including depression, anxiety, MS, cancer and heart disease. I started out as the features editor at the UK’s leading magazine for GPs, Pulse, and was named one of MHP’s 30 Under 30 for my work in this role.

I currently work part-time on production at Guardian Labs, and on Thursdays I write.

To read examples of my work, click below. For rates and availability, email elliebroughton@gmail.com.

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