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Daniel Farey-Jones

Freelance journalist

Dan occasionally writes for Campaign as part of his freelance journalism career. He worked in news reporting and editing roles for Brand Republic (now part of Campaign) between 2004 and 2012 and for Campaign’s sister title PRWeek between 2012 and 2014. 
                                               
Relevant experience: News and features writer for AV Magazine; teaching English as a foreign language; advertising; door to door sales; paper round. Work experience on Surrey Mirror, Asia Pacific Coatings Journal and Infoconomy. Holds a PTC-accredited Foundation Skills in Journalism qualification.

Favourite ad: Axe/Lynx ‘Destiny' by Ponce Buenos Aires http://www.campaignlive.co.uk/thework/news/971249/Axe-destiny-ponce-buenos-aires/
 
Favourite track: Hot Chip - Take It In

One thing not a lot of people know about you: I was in a hit and run with a pigeon on my bicycle in Rimini and I'm going to hell.

If I wasn't slaving away at Haymarket I'd be... Slogging away on the national spelling circuit.

Starbucks leaves 19-year media partner MG OMD for Havas
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Starbucks leaves 19-year media partner MG OMD for Havas

Decision comes after three-way shoot-out for UK account.

TfL apologises for approving controversial taxi ad
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TfL apologises for approving controversial taxi ad

Work for Kapten seen as making light of women meeting murderer on blind date.

Ogilvy poaches senior strategists from Accenture and TMW
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Ogilvy poaches senior strategists from Accenture and TMW

Sarah Blackman and Kate Wheaton to focus on innovation and customer engagement.

Beats hires Chris Thorne as global CMO
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Beats hires Chris Thorne as global CMO

Former EA marketer fills vacancy left by Jason White.

Women's football draws record 6.9m TV viewers
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Women's football draws record 6.9m TV viewers

Audience for England team's victory over Cameroon demonstrates sport's rising popularity.

XYZ wins brief to launch London Softball60 series
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XYZ wins brief to launch London Softball60 series

Informal tournament funded by Major League Baseball.

Sainsbury's 150th-anniversary TV spot tells a story through cake
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Sainsbury's 150th-anniversary TV spot tells a story through cake

Ad traces workers' support for wider community through history.

Christian Aid gathers babygrows to fundraise for Sierra Leone
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Christian Aid gathers babygrows to fundraise for Sierra Leone

Display shows solidarity with mothers in 'most dangerous country for childbirth'.

TBWA hires Richard Prentice and David Adamson
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TBWA hires Richard Prentice and David Adamson

Duo appointed as international creative directors at London agency.

Harrods brings back Fashion Re-Told charity pop-up
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Harrods brings back Fashion Re-Told charity pop-up

Summer-themed store benefits NSPCC.

The Body Shop unveils artwork to highlight plastic action
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The Body Shop unveils artwork to highlight plastic action

Borough Market installation created from 1,500 recycled plastic items.

Events help Hearst UK reverse years of revenue decline
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Events help Hearst UK reverse years of revenue decline

Publisher returned to top-line growth last year, according to CEO.

Jason Gonsalves: The Face relaunch is about giving culture context
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Jason Gonsalves: The Face relaunch is about giving culture context

Adman resurfaces as brand director at new incarnation of style magazine.

Culture secretary backs call for online ad market study
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Culture secretary backs call for online ad market study

Jeremy Wright also supports new code of conduct between online platforms and publishers.

Ebiquity promotes Nick Pugh to UK and Ireland MD
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Ebiquity promotes Nick Pugh to UK and Ireland MD

Role was vacant due to retirement of Mauricio Barange.

Morph and Anneka Rice freshen up Tesco 100th-anniversary campaign
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Morph and Anneka Rice freshen up Tesco 100th-anniversary campaign

Supermarket's 'Prices that take you back' push gets new executions.

House of Suntory showcases spirits at Nobu Hotel Shoreditch
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House of Suntory showcases spirits at Nobu Hotel Shoreditch

Terrace transformed to celebrate cherry blossom season.

Copa90 appoints Scott Fenton to top marketing job
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Copa90 appoints Scott Fenton to top marketing job

Football media brand hires Fenton as vice-president of marketing.

Clear Channel promotes Justin Cochrane to Europe-wide job
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Clear Channel promotes Justin Cochrane to Europe-wide job

M&A back on table as UK chief adds continental markets to remit.

ASA bans Paddy Power ad for glamourising betting
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ASA bans Paddy Power ad for glamourising betting

Rhodri Giggs TV spot implied gambling brings security and success, watchdog rules.

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