Joe Lepper is an NCTJ trained journalist with 20 years experience writing for consumer and B2B media. He started his career as a reporter for Sussex newspapers, including the Eastbourne Herald, Seaford Gazette and Brighton Argus. In 2001 he joined Haymarket Publishing’s PRWeek, where he launched the magazine’s public sector coverage and interviewed media figures such as Piers Morgan.

He became a freelance journalist in 2003 and his work for print and online clients across the B2B and consumer media sectors includes news shift cover, feature writing and providing content for supplements. Particular areas of specialism include the charity, health, education and public services. Below are a selection of Joe’s clients and examples of his work.

Examples of Joe’s work

Children’s Services and Devolution

Coronavirus: Children’s Charities Threatened by Major Income Drop

Coronavirus: Social Workers Forced to Make ‘DIY Protection Kits’

Council Failures Saw Care Leavers Living in Tents

Special Report: Mutual benefits

Central Intelligence

Special Report: Olympics 2012

Beneath the bright lights

Disabled Children: The Inclusion Charter

‘It feels odd to have a bed at last’

Emotional overload


Social Media: A Growing Community

Analysis: The Lord Hodgson review (pages 12-13)

Banking on Being Ethical

The Investment Imperative



Reflecting on the Progress of Careers Leadership


Health checks for looked after children

Can councils still afford to house care leavers


Character Building

Nursery Management: Town and Country – Going the distance

Regional pay 

Boosting the NHS Constitution

Carving out a role in GP commissioning

Meeting the health needs of children


Through the K-hole

Mother care – Improving care for pregnant drug users



Partnership Supplement (pages 26-27)

Efficiency Supplement (pages 22-23)


The NHS Shake-Up – What It Means For PR

Lean, Clean and Mean: The Perfect Fundraising Database


Why PR Really Works 

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