Rebecca McPhee

Rebecca McPhee

Title: Freelance Writer
Email: rebecca.mcphee@explorersweb.com
Location: Northampton, UK
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Expertise

  • Topics of Expertise: Swimming, rowing, open water sports, marine wildlife, adventure travel
  • Years in This Expertise: 5+

Education & Certifications

  • Education: BSc Marine Biology, Newcastle University / MSc International Marine Environmental Consultancy, Newcastle University / Diploma: Freelance Journalism, British College of Journalism / PGCE and QTS Secondary Science Education, Northampton Teacher Training Partnership
  • Years of Writing: 3
  • Certifications: MMO, PAM, PADI Rescue Diver

A Word from Rebecca McPhee

  • Why Author Chose This Career: Being a freelance writer for ExplorersWeb allows me to combine my love of ocean sports, science, and writing.
  • How Author Began Career: Whilst working for a publishing company I realized I wanted to write rather than edit. Doing this in a freelance capacity allows me to teach at the same time
  • Personal Interests: Open Water Swimming, Diving, Hiking, Rowing, Marine Conservation, Travel
A rescued sea turtle is cared for

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Cycling Around the World for Four Years and Counting

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Interview: Cyril Derreumaux on Kayaking Alone to Hawaii 

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On October 1, Brendon Prince successfully finished his stand-up...
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Paddling and Painting the Missouri River

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Madison Eklund Completes 2,400km Solo Kayak

Madison Eklund has successfully kayaked from Minnesota to Hudson...
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Cyril Derreumaux Kayaks From California to Hawaii

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