Rob Kemp, journalist and author

I’m a UK-based freelance journalist, copywriter, media consultant and author. I’m NCTJ-qualified with over 25 years experience writing for a wide range of print and digital media titles published around the world. I write national news stories, magazine features, interviews and reviews across a broad variety of topics including health and fitness, sports, nutrition, science, travel and parenting

Adventure features for Cycling Plus, Outdoor Fitness and Trail Running magazines

Profile features for VISION, HealthyForMen, FourFourTwo and BikesEtc magazines

Commissions

Contact me direct to discuss commissions, consultancy and public speaking engagements

robkemp54@gmail.com

Get In Touch

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Latest Book: Dadding It! published May 2020
Parenting Books

Books

For every man who has heard those two magic words ‘I’m pregnant’ and immediately thought of two of his own, I wrote a book called the Expectant Dad’s Survival Guide (2010) Published by Vermillion it has become a Amazon Bestseller. In response the success of the Expectant Dad’s Survival Guide I wrote its younger sibling, the New Dad’s Survival Guide (2014) for first-time fathers. It too has been a great success and has since been translated and published in China. Also The Good Guys (2018) 50 Heroes Who Changed The World With Kindness – a life-changing book that shows kids it’s cool to be kind. And in May 2020 Bloomsbury/Green Tree published my new book Dadding It: Landmark Moments In Your Life As A Father: And How To Survive Them

robkemp54@gmail.com

Print & Online Journalism

Journalism

I’m a UK-based freelance journalist, copywriter, media consultant and author. I’m NCTJ-qualified with over 25 years experience writing for a wide range of print and digital media publications published around the world. I write national news stories, magazine features, interviews and reviews across a broad variety of topics including health and fitness, sports, nutrition, science, travel and parenting

robkemp54@gmail.com

Commercial Projects

Copywriting

Creating a ‘Tone of Voice’ and helping develop brand identities for new launches as well as penning promotional copy, creating campaign material, devising website content and writing eye-catching advertorials for a number of print and online publications and PR agencies including WeAreSpectacular, AspireMarketing and DARE. Clients I’ve produced material for include Nike, Reebok, Hackett, Protein World, Gillette and Cancer Research along with researching, sourcing and interviewing all 50 finalists in the Lucozade Movers List for The Academy PR

robkemp54@gmail.com

parkrun: a celebration

Special Projects: parkrun; a celebration

I produced the copy and interviews for the book parkrun: a celebration (published in 2015). It was such a joy creating this coffee table book that I went out and bought a coffee table to put it on. I’d love to say it was all my own work but the following exceptional co-contributors would be very upset if I did; photographers Paul Duke and Julian Ward and designer Paul Warrington.

Special Projects: The Movers List

I sourced a long list of over 100 amateur athletes, fitness influencers and community champions from around the UK for the Lucozade Sport Mover List – a book and online feature celebrating the unsung champions of fitness and activity. Once the judging panel had selected their top 50 I interviewed them all and provided the copy for the project.

Carl Adams of Primal Roots – a Lucozade Mover List Champion

Interview Features

I interview pro and amateur athletes, academics, sports stars, celebrities, experts and pretty much anyone who has a story to tell for a wide range of publications, websites and media outlets

Health & Fitness Features

I research and write health and fitness tips and advice features for a wide range of publications having started out as a features writer for Men’s Health magazine. Bylines now include The Telegraph, Men’s Fitness, Healthy for Men and Trail Running among many others

Book & Films Reviews

I write book, film and travel destination reviews and interviews for publications in print and online including this recent review of Diego Maradona for WhenSaturdayComes magazine