Cathy Bussey graduated from the London School of Economics in 2002 and set about building a career as a journalist. Her first job was trainee reporter for her local newspaper, attending major crime scenes and crown court cases one day and village fetes and parish council meetings the next.
Cathy has worked for a range of weekly and daily newspapers and magazines and written extensively on social affairs, women’s issues, health, lifestyle, media and PR. She is currently features editor at PR industry ‘bible’ PRWeek, known for frequently out-scooping the tabloid and broadsheet press and having access to behind-the-scenes operators in industries ranging from City finance to Whitehall to showbiz. She also writes for other publications and websites on a freelance basis.
Cathy’s hobbies include horse riding, cycling, cooking and reading everything from feminist literature and Jane Austen to glossy magazines and celebrity blogs. She lives in Streatham, south London with her husband Noel.
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