Julian Turner

Julian Turner

Freelance Journalist

Julian Turner is a freelance journalist and Editor of Compelo Energy. He began his career as a feature writer at IPC Media, before joining the BBC as a staff news and feature writer for the corporation’s commercial web operation. 

In 2003, he joined News International as a sub-editor working across eight national newspaper and magazine titles, at the same time contributing features in a freelance capacity to various national publications.

Julian was Senior TV Editor at Global Listings, a television specialist media company, before joining Progressive Digital Media (now Compelo) in 2011, first as Chief Sub-editor, then as Online Content Manager and now as Editor of the brand's energy titles.

He is a regular feature contributor to NRI Digital’s websites, covering renewable energy and growth within power markets, offshore oil drilling, and the market for new and sustainable hydrocarbons, as well as reporting on the aerospace, defence, transport and packaging industries.

Julian also works as a feature writer across Compelo's portfolio of international B2B titles, and contributes blogs to The New Statesman.

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Recent articles

How do you die from the flu?
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How do you die from the flu? Feature

For certain high-risk groups, people over 65 years of age and those with underlying health conditions among them, a dose of flu can have serious ramifications. We talk …

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Why do some people get worse colds than others? Feature

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How long before you travel should you get vaccinated?
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How long before you travel should you get vaccinated? Feature

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How to tell if you have an underactive thyroid Feature

Hypothyroidism - an underactive thyroid gland - can result in everything from weight gain to depression, and according to the NHS affects one in 70 women and one in 1,00 …

How air pollution affects your health
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How air pollution affects your health Feature

Anyone living in a busy town or city can see, feel and even taste air pollution on a daily basis, yet the true extent of the health risks associated with nitrogen …