The premier news hounds

Don’s Hard News is the trading name for author, freelance editor, editorial consultant and award-winning journalist, columnist and leader writer Andrew Don. He has a reputation for reliability, attention to detail and the ability to make even the most technical subjects engaging and easy to understand. He has an infectious enthusiasm for every assignment undertaken. He is driven by the national and international news agenda, ensuring he finds topical angles in everything he covers.

Andrew Don has been a journalist since 1984. His senior roles have included news editor, features editor, deputy editor, editor and consultant editor. SalonFocus, the magazine Andrew Don edited and launched for the National Hairdressers’ Federation, is a Publication of the Year Award winner in the Trade Association Forum Best Practice Awards.

Andrew Don has written extensively for hundreds of newspapers and magazines ranging from national newspapers, such as the Financial Times, The Times, The Independent, The Guardian and The Observer as well as a wide range of business-to-business print and online publications and services and consumer magazines.

Andrew Don has written speeches for captains of industry and trade association personnel, and leader and City/business columns.