MEET GEMMA FOTTLES
British-born and raised and now living in Amsterdam for almost a decade. I work with clients remotely from my home base in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. I specialise in travel writing, luxury yacht media and wellness content. With over a decade of experience as a professional writer, a problem-solving mind and a positive attitude, I am well-equipped to tackle any editorial, marketing and creative content project. Explore my writing portfolio to get a feel of my style and experience.
FREELANCE JOURNALIST // COPYWRITER
2018 - present
As an English freelance writer, I work with publications, brands and creative individuals to create excellent content to suit a wide range of requirements. I specialise in luxury yachts, travel writing and wellness.
Whether it be high-quality freelance journalism or freelance website copywriting for small business owners. Editorial management for an annual company magazine or product brochure or collaborating with an in-house team on larger content or creative projects. As a freelance writing professional, I excel in execution, bringing a decade of experience and a natural creative flair to the table.
EDITOR // WRITER
SUPERYACHT TIMES //
2014 - 2018
I spent the first few years of my professional writing career in charge of content at American-owned Tiorati Media before taking the reins at international yachting publication SuperYachtTimes. As a contributing writer turned Editor in Chief, I gained invaluable professional experience in the world of print and digital media.
- SuperYacht Times Newspaper
- SYT iQ Report
- GO Social Film Mag
- Gypsy Jazz Guitar Magazine
- Pole Dance Fitness & Aerial Arts Magazine
ROAMING TRAVEL REPORTER
As the UK representative on the 4-month See the World with SPAR campaign, I travelled to 12 countries around the globe, reporting on my travel experiences on the way. Equipped with a backpack, a first-generation Go Pro, and a handy lightweight laptop, I published weekly travel updates and stories from on the road: from Trans-Siberian Rail to road tripping in Australia.
Along the way, I met up with other country representatives and delved into the surprisingly interesting world of SPAR International, learning how this Dutch supermarket chain works across borders and cultures.
WHERE I'VE TRAVELLED
Need a professional freelance writer or editor in yachting, travel, wellness and beyond? Whether it be diving into an editorial feature, managing the editorial process of a company magazine, or taking the lead in launching a fresh new website: get in touch to discuss your content needs.