Andrew Shaw

Freelance journalist

I am an industrious freelance journalist who has written for the Financial Times Group, the Huffington Post and various other newspapers, magazines and online news sites. I have a First Class Degree in Journalism and the NCTJ 'gold standard' Diploma, which includes 100wpm shorthand. Interested in a range of topics, including politics, history, sport, entertainment, travel and food. My blog, detailing some of history's more obscure events and people, can be found at