January 19th, 2013

About Nick

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Nick Warburton is an award-winning journalist with over 15 years’ experience of writing across a wide range of topical issues. These cover environmental challenges such as sustainability, climate change and pollution; public health interests, including food safety, nutrition, infectious disease, housing, pest control and health & safety; and as a specialist in the field of popular music.

Between 2005-2010, Nick was deputy editor at the Environmental Health Practitioner, the official magazine of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health which was shortlisted for two industry awards. In 2009, he won a runner up award at the prestigious Guild of Health Writers’ competition.

Nick is currently a regularly contributor to the CIEH’s bi-weekly publication, Environmental Health News and also writes for Pest Magazine among others.

In the past he has contributed to EHP’s sister publications Public Health News, the weekly Environmental Health News and a number of bulletins. He also worked as a deputy and assistant editor on the Environmental Health Journal between 2000-2005 and wrote for the European Parliament magazine.

During the late 1990s, he contributed several entries to Guinness’ Rockopedia and produced a series of articles for the Neil Young fanzine, Broken Arrow.

In the early 2000s, he began working with UK record producer Mike Paxman to establish the Rhinoceros website which pays tribute to the Elektra Records’ group formed by the late Paul Rothchild. His pioneering work on The Mynah Birds was recognised by Universal Records, which contacted him to assist with the band’s entry on its Motown 1966 Singles Boxed Set. He is currently exploring an opportunity to record a documentary on the group’s family tree. Nick has contributed extensively to Vernon Joynson’s Borderline books series and Richard Morton Jack’s forthcoming Endless Trip book. He also regularly contributes to a number of websites, including Garage Hangover and has written for Shindig, Record Collector and Ugly Things.

He has also contributed liner notes to CDs released by Half a Cow (Australia), Fresh (South Africa), Pacemaker (Canada), Shadoks (Germany) and Rev-Ola (UK).

Nick can be contacted at nick_warburton@hotmail.com

Follow Nick on Twitter:  @Lucifersblues

January 2013

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