About me

I am…

Rob Garratt is a writer, editor and content creator working between Hong Kong, London and Dubai.


I have…

Written extensively on arts, culture and lifestyle on three continents for ten years.

Edited the website of Time Out Dubai and its sister titles, served as an arts reporter on UAE broadsheet The National and as a regular contributor to UK’s Press Association.

Interviewed numerous celebrities, reviewed countless gigs, films and restaurants, and authored plenty of longer chin-stroking think pieces.

Written for a diverse cast of specialist titles including Travel Weekly, Photography is Art and All About Jazz.

Worked as a freelance copywriter and content creator for clients including comedy promoters The Laughter Factory; consulted on trends and brands with major agencies.

Directed video and multimedia, hosted a weekly radio spot on Dubai Eye and represented the Time Out brand on television.

Bylines also include national broadsheet papers (London Evening Standard, Gulf News, Arab News), monthly glossies (Global Citizen, Jumeirah Magazine) and inflight titles (Atlas by Etihad, P&O Moments).


I can help you with…

  • Freelance journalism and editing
  • Copywriting, PR, proofreading and ghost writing
  • Editorial consultancy and content development
  • Public speaking, moderating and hosting events
  • Branding, marketing and PR projects


Get in touch: rwgarratt@gmail.com