"Working with Lou was fantastic - she knew all the right questions to ask to get honest, refreshing and interesting replies. She has a massive amount of knowledge of the winter sports industry and her passion is evident through her writing."
"Louise is one of those travel writers with a keen eye for detail and the ability to bring a place alive for readers. Her adventurous spirit comes across in her vibrant copy."
Jane Anderson, Editor, Family Traveller
"Louise is an instinctive, experienced, inquisitive and original journalist with a natural and versatile editorial style. She works hard and always produces good, clean copy."
Gail Major, Editor, REAL
"Louise has exceptional skill as a writer. She has a unique blend of steely determination to achieve the near impossible, yet a real intense emotional connection with the experience, which is a commissioning editor's dream."
Colin Nicholson, Editor, Ski+board
"Louise is warm, lively and intelligent and this shines through in her writing. It's so refreshing to find a writer who gets thing done to schedule with no hassle. Thank you!"
Rosanne Cobb, Director, Abambo Travel
"Louise proved herself a valuable colleague who excelled in the areas of investigative women's rights and health. Competent, trustworthy, thorough and positive, her initiative at chasing stories, building rapport and her attention-to-detail and deadline resulted in securing regular, must-read, cover exclusives."
Karen Swayne, News and Features Desk, Closer
"The UK travel guide is a huge success. We've printed 50,000 issues for 50 countries. We couldn't have done this without you."
Mats Ulenius, Marketing Director, EF Publications
"Fabulous, thanks for all your hard work. Well done with finding those case studies and another well-written piece.â€
Marie-Claire Dorking, Features Editor, Company, Hachette Filipacchi
"The judges felt that Louise tackled difficult subjects making them very readable. Her sheer hard work produces great case studies and excellent stories which result in sparkling, well written, insightful investigative pieces combined with practical advice.â€
The Judging Panel, PTC New Journalist of the Year Awards 2005 - Denny Barnes, creative director, The National Magazine Company; Adrian Barrick, publisher, CMP Information; David Bostock, head of recruitment, Emap Elan; Nicholas Brett, director, BBC Magazines; Jane Bruton, editor, Emap; Philip Buxton, editor, Haymarket Business Publications; John Charlton, editorial manarger, Reed Business Information; Denise Chevin, editor, CMP Information; Steve Crabb, editor, Personnel Publications; Martin Daubney, editor, IPC Ignite!; Jim Douglas, editorial director, Reed Business Information; Peter Genower, consultant; Gill Hudson, editor, BBC Magazines; Diane Kenwood, editor, Redwood; Brett Lewis, group creative director, IPC Country & Leisure Media; Nick Mazur, deputy chief executive, PPA, Barry McIlheney, ed-in-chief, Emap Consumer Media; Martyn Moore, editor, Emap Automotive; Ben Roskrow, editor/publisher, HouseBuilder Publications; Toby Wolpe, editor-in-chief, VNU Business Publictions; Mike Soutar, editorial director, Dennis Publishing; PPA (Periodal Publishers Association); PTC (Periodical Trainings Council)