Mitya is an accomplished writer and editor with more than 10 years' experience in print and online journalism. She specialises in health, science, lifestyle, travel and the Middle East.

Mitya Underwood freelance journalist

She returned to the UK in summer 2016 after eight years working as a journalist in the Gulf. She has recently worked as a freelance writer for The Times NewspaperSkyscanner (long-term freelance contract), Daily Mail Online, The Courier, and Specialist UK.

She was trained by the Trinity Mirror media group and started her career at the Newcastle Evening Chronicle.

As well as writing news features, she's also very happy to take on content writing for magazines or websites, SEO-friendly copywriting, editing and proofing jobs.