Helen Gilbert: Freelance Journalist & Editor
I’ve been a freelance journalist for more than 19 years and generally cover health, lifestyle, and travel features as well and celebrity interviews, a selection of which can be found at the bottom of this page.
Helen Gilbert: Media & PR Consultant
Due to my extensive newsroom experience on both the trades and national newspapers, I know what editors are looking for. As well as running ‘How to Sell In’ training sessions for PRs and brands, I also offer tuition on how to write press releases that will get read by journalists, advice on email pitches and structure, and hold living pitching workshops to help with CPD. If you’d like to work with me or find out more about my rates, please feel free to drop me a line here.
Helen Gilbert: Digital Copywriter for brands, agencies and small businesses
Like what you see on the blog? I also provide a digital copywriting service for brands and businesses so, please do get in touch here if I may be of assistance. I also produce sponsored content for the broadsheet press, write reports and pen blog posts for large and small businesses So if you need some sparkling copy for your new website, or are simply looking to refresh an existing one, please feel free to drop me a line 🙂
Helen Gilbert: Newspaper Articles
THE SUNDAY TIMES
Chris Packham on living with Asperger syndrome, characterful properties and his love of ancient trees
The Fitness guru Joe Wicks on going to bed by 9 pm and why he’d love to have dinner with the Rock
Louise Redknapp on minimalist festive baubles, cheeky vases and doing her own cleaning
Mum reveals how she was diagnosed with MS as she held her four-month-old baby
Experts reveal how to beat the January Blues
The seven-step plan you need to know to prevent a panic attack
Ignoring your Whatsapp messages and six other red flag signs your child could be depressed (and what to do about it)
Damsel in de-stress: Live the high life at a luxury five-star spa hotel in Austrian mountain village of Neustift and relax
Martine McCutcheon keeps track of her cholesterol but still enjoys her favourite treats
LESSONS IN LIFE We meet two students who use self-help mindfulness techniques to deal with exam stress and even avoid family arguments
‘He could have died in his 30s’ Meet the eight-year-old boy who has the cholesterol levels of an unfit OAP – but an early diagnosis saved his life
Turn off, unplug and chill out by taking a digital detox just like Ed Sheeran
Home testing kits gave me a health scare… were they right?
10 illnesses for your GP … not your search engine
New balls please – Four guys who have survived testicular cancer
Specsaved me – Opticians trip discovers dad’s tumour
From a fetish model to a burlesque dancer – these everyday women live VERY different lives at the end of the workday
Will Viagra ice cream stop your sex life flaking out?
Mass keep-fit is like one giant party – Sun girl Helen braves One Live – a day-long fitness festival in Glasgow
Can 4 mins get you fit?
How risky are germs we touch each day?
Rih-sons to visit Barbados Gorgeous beaches, fish fry parties, bikini babes, rum shops… Barbados’ attractions are endless
Angelina Jolie has ovaries removed after cancer scare
Specsaved me EXCLUSIVE: Opticians trip discovers dad’s tumour
Is your love of cheese giving you an upset tummy?
Monty Panesar takes our health quiz
I felt a bit tired, four days later I had to be admitted to hospital
Olympic silver medallist Roger Black goes under the microscope in our health quiz
UNDER THE MICROSCOPE: Former X Factor judge Louis Walsh, 63, answers our health quiz
How to get a six-pack like Gisele and a bum like Jennifer Lopez: Celebrity trainer shows FEMAIL six (tortuous) moves that shape the stars’ physiques
‘I’d rather do alternative medicine than go to the GP’: Olympic gold medalist Linford Christie under the microscope
‘Andy grew up wanting to beat Jamie’: Judy Murray reveals her sons started playing ‘cereal box’ table tennis as children – and admits they’ve ALWAYS been competitive
Former Strictly champ Caroline Flack reveals what the show is REALLY like – as she backs her pal Laura Whitmore to win this year’s title
‘Between my two marriages I lived by myself for 17 years and used to get quite lonely’: Tony Blackburn under the microscope
‘When I was 14 I started to get breakouts on my face… I was even called pizza face’: Under the microscope with Nicole Scherzinger
MAIL ON SUNDAY
PAT CASH: My back is smashed!
Young people are being misled in their quest to get an Essex smile as they aren’t told their £1,000 tooth veneers need replacing every 10 years
‘There’s no escaping tinnitus – the maddening high pitched din in my ears which plagues me from dusk ’til dawn’
Sally Phillips: I turn into a sort of slave at home