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My name is Madeleine Balcombe. I am a 23 year old PPA-accredited journalist.


I gained a Postgraduate Diploma in MA Magazine Journalism from Cardiff University, after graduating with a First Class Honours BA degree in Journalism, Media and English Literature.


With a passion for lifestyle journalism, I hope to pursue a career in this field. My skills include news writing, feature writing, podcasting, subediting, researching, interviewing, basic teeline shorthand.


This website is a place to share my published pieces, to write independent blog posts, and to develop my journalism portfolio.

Click the button below to learn more about me.


With words in Time Out, Woman&Home, Woman's Weekly and Cardiff Life Magazine, my portfolio consists of the freelance work that I have done to date.

As well as this, find out about the experience I have within the industry: from my PPA accredited qualification, to my attendance at journalism workshops.

Click the button below to read my published work and to hear about my experience. 


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