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Charlie Corbett

The Art of Plain Speaking

Since 2000 I've worked as a journalist and editor at some of the biggest brands in international media, including the Financial Times Group and The Wall Street Journal. I started my own communications consultancy, Bullfinch Media, in 2012. My journalism career began in 2002 writing stories for the Daily Telegraph's gossip column.


Charlie Corbett has worked as a senior financial journalist and editor at the FT Group, Wall Street Journal, Euromoney and Morningstar. His book, The Art of Plain Speaking, was published by Routledge in 2018.
In a career that spans 18 years in finance and journalism, he’s been editor of the special reports section at The Wall Street Journal in Europe and, before that, economics editor at the Financial Times’ monthly international financial affairs magazine, The Banker.
He was also editor of the Financial Times’ How to Run a Bank book, published in 2010. From 2006 to 2008 he was editor of Investor Weekly magazine, published by Morningstar in Australia. Charlie Corbett started his career in journalism writing stories for the Daily Telegraph’s Peterborough column.

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Writing, editing, public speaking, media training. Marketing and communications in business.

Personal Interests

    Wife and two glorious sons. Reading and writing. Long walks. River banks. Scottish hills. Pubs. Debate. Friendship. Very bad cricketer. What more is there?


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The Art of Plain Speaking: Author Interview

Published: Dec 20, 2018 by Routledge
Authors: Charlie Corbett
Subjects: Economics, Finance, Business & Industry, Business, Management and Accounting, Media and Cultural Studies, Mass Communications, Communications Studies, Media Communication

Charlie Corbett discusses how you can write and speak in a way that will impress those that matter in life by speaking and writing plainly, concisely and with elegance.