Published Work

My day job in PR keeps me very busy – but when I have had the opportunity, I have greatly enjoyed writing content on a freelance basis for the following publications:

As a freelance journalist for the Daily Mirror’s website, I have written about popular television shows and the somewhat misunderstood world of professional wrestling. My weekly column about TNA’s programming that I penned throughout 2013 received endorsements from both the US-based promotion and many of its biggest stars. - Ben - Ben Veal 2

Guru Magazine

I’m a regular contributor on media issues to Guru Magazine, a crowd-sourced digital-only science lifestyle publication supported by Wellcome Trust that I co-founded in 2011. Using writers from around the world to produce a publication which aims to make science fun and interesting, Guru is designed to be read on iPads, smartphones and PCs/Macs.

Calling Spots

Produced in the UK, Calling Spots is a professional wrestling fanzine that features unique articles, straight out of left-field, that you will not find anywhere else in the world, as well as exclusive artwork, photography, DVD reviews and interviews. I am a regular contributor to the publication, providing both historical and opinion-based insight on World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).

Between 2012-2014 I ran a professional wrestling news website featuring the writing of a team of dedicated UK writers, all of whom shared a deep passion for ‘sports entertainment.’ As a long-time fan of the sport, I felt that there was a need for a website that focused on the positives of the  much-maligned industry, rather than highlighting the negatives that are so pervasive in the mainstream media.