Simon Munk
Specialist areas: consumer technology, videogames, cycling, outdoors products.
Journalistic experience: 19 years writing experience, 14 of which freelance. Currently for FHM, Stuff, MSN Tech & Gadgets, The Sunday Times, The Mail On Sunday, Electric Pig, Flipside, E&T and others. Past contributions to most national newspapers, plus broadcast on CNN, Channel 5, Radio 4 and others.
Copywriting experience: Manuals, back-of-box and marketing brochures for several large videogame publishers. Key product stories and briefings for 2004 Athens Olympic Games, for multinational sports equipment manufacturer. Product descriptions for one of UK's largest games retailers. Case studies for annual technology industry festival. Website selling new features and upgrades of the main product of a major videogame console manufacturer. Prospective articles created for national newspapers for new videogame release. Home cinema leaflet for large consumer technology manufacturer. "Good gaming" guide for computer peripherals manufacturer.
Script editing experience: Extensive script rewrite for upcoming Japanese "AAA" mainstream videogame release.
Mastermind subjects: British hip-hop, arthouse movies, oddball novelists.
Awards: GamesMediaAwards Games Writer On A Lifestyle Magazine 2007 and 2008.
Twitter: @psimonk
LinkedIn: simonm

Chris Haslam
Specialist areas: green living, homes/interiors, consumer technology, appliances.
Journalistic experience: 12 years writing experience, nine freelance. Current writer for FHM, T3, Sunday Mirror, Homes & Gardens, Grand Designs, Ideal Home, Real Homes, Good Homes, Co-author, How Can I Stop Climate Change? Collins, 2008. Past contributions to The Guardian, News Of The World, Independent, Mail On Sunday. Previous staff positions at BBC Good Homes, Ideal Home.
Copywriting experience: Nationwide consumer campaign literature for industry association. Regular copywriter for large restaurant chain from competitions to menus and even loo signs. Targeted advertorials for major consumer publications. Broadcast media days for consumer appliance manufacturers, government-funded energy-saving campaign etc.
Mastermind subjects: Musicians called Bob, Neil and Bruce.
Awards: Red Carpet Award, 2009
Twitter: @chrishaslam
LinkedIn: chris-haslam

Caramel Quin
Specialist areas: gadgets and technology, the internet, consumer advice, eco-friendly products.
Journalistic experience: 20 years writing experience, 16 of which freelance. Currently for The Sunday Mirror, The Sunday Times, Evening Standard, Grand Designs and others. Past contributions to most national newspapers plus consumer mags on both sides of the Atlantic; broadcast on BBC Choice, GMTV and BBC radio.
Copywriting experience: Brochures, website content and broadcast for a major government initiative over a number of years. Press releases for the European launch of a series of new sports gadgets. PR case studies for a mobile phone operator. Consumer advice stories for a FTSE 100 company’s online shop. Magazine articles for various global brands.
Media training experience: I have trained product managers, marketing managers and PRs in how to prepare messages, present to the press and handle tough interview questions.
Mastermind subjects: Organic gardening, toddler taming, novice unicycling.
Awards: Best Writer in the 2006 BlackBerry Women & Technology Awards. 2011 CEDIA award for Best Technology Feature, for a piece in Grand Designs magazine.
Twitter: @caramelquin
LinkedIn: caramelquin