Freelance Journalist Interview with Dan Roberts

Let’s get physical with today’s interview, with fitness expert and freelancer Dan Roberts! Having worked with a myriad of fitness and lifestyle magazines, Dan really knows his stuff. Training oscar winners, Men’s Fitness and Vogue cover stars and professional athletes in his day job, his experience ensures peak-condition journalism…

About your journalism:

What do you write about?
Fitness, exercise, nutrition, physical performance, and well-being.

Where are we likely to see your work?
Women’s Running and Men’s Running magazines (and quoted as a fitness expert in most lifestyle and fitness publications every week).

What’s the most memorable work you’ve done?
I enjoy interviewing top trainers, therapists and coaches. My day job means I regularly chat with some of the top trainers and coaches in the world, and it’s nice to be able to feature their expertise.

What interview or feature would you love the chance to do?
Would like to do more reader’s questions and answers – I used to do columns for the London Lite newspaper when it was about and really enjoyed condensing advice down to just few lines.

Where do you source ideas for articles?
I pitch ideas from my own experience.

About you:

How would you pay the bills if you weren’t a journalist?
I lecture regularly too, but my main job is as a director of a personal training company. We train oscar winners, royalty, professional athletes and Men’s Fitness & Vogue cover models. That pays my bills. Journalism I do as it’s fun and links in with my company.

If we gave you £1000, how would you spend it?
I’d give it away!

What books are on your bedside table, magazines in your bag, or blogs on your screen?
‘The Sea is My Brother’ – the ‘new’ Kerouac novel, and lots of academic books in my field of writing, as well as research for a body image piece I’m currently co-writing.

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