Freelance journalist Rosie Murray-West has been writing for UK newspapers since 1996. She started her media career while studying Classics & English at Oxford University, spending her holidays working shifts for The Sunday Times.
After graduating she spent a year at Euromoney on the publishing house's graduate trainee scheme, where she was Deputy Editor of International Tax Review. She moved to the Daily Telegraph in 1999, working in the City office for Neil Collins. During her time on the City pages she held a variety of roles, including editor of the Questor share tips column.
She was awarded the prestigious Harold Wincott Junior Financial Journalist of the Year prize for her work on the Questor, News, and Comment sections of the City pages.
Rosie moved to the main newsdesk of the Daily Telegraph as Personal Finance Correspondent, where she covered issues as diverse as Home Information Packs, corporate pay and the 7/7/bombings.
After a period of maternity leave she moved to the Money pages of the Telegraph as Deputy Editor, where she helped to manage the integration of the Daily and Sunday Telegraph and the Money channel of the Telegraph website. Here she was awarded Consumer Journalist of the Year in 2011 by Santander, and has been nominated for many more awards, including Consumer Journalist of the Year 2013 and Protection Journalist of the Year 2014 by Headline Money. She left the Telegraph in June 2013 and now writes regularly for the Telegraph, Times, Sunday Times, Mail on Sunday, Moneywise Magazine, Tesco.com and many other publications.
As well as covering personal finance, Rosie also writes about property, family and business.