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Joanna Magill

Joanna Magill

Junior Digital Writer

Joanna is a Junior Digital Writer at Hitched, a role which sees her writing content across all aspects of wedding planning, from engagement ideas to dream honeymoons and beyond. Her articles focus on the amazing venues and suppliers that can be found on Hitched, offering advice and recommendations to help couples make big decisions for their wedding day.

Joanna's Experience:

Joanna’s passion for weddings began in her teenage years working as a musician in wedding ceremonies across her native Northern Ireland. She moved to England in 2017 to study French and Spanish at the University of Southampton, where her interest in journalism began thanks to her work on the university newspaper and in other freelance roles.

After graduating in 2020, she moved to Belgium to teach English, before moving back to the U.K. in 2022 and completing a digital journalism internship at Squaremeal, an independent restaurant guide.

Since beginning her work at Hitched in September 2022, Joanna has written articles about a range of topics in the wedding industry, from eco-conscious weddings to hotel reviews to haunted wedding venues! She quickly developed an interest in venue and supplier-focused content and loves writing content that spotlights wonderful Hitched venues and suppliers around the U.K. and further afield.

When she's not writing, you can find her with a book in one hand and a coffee in the other, or planning her next trip abroad.

Joanna's Areas of Expertise:

Joanna’s area of expertise lies in venue and supplier-focused content. She loves to spotlight small independent businesses and larger chains that she truly believes in in order to help couples make important decisions for their wedding day.

Joanna's Favourite Thing About the Wedding Industry:

Joanna loves that the wedding industry allows so much space for couples to be creative on their wedding day, as she firmly believes that when it comes to your wedding, there are no rules!

She says: “Weddings are a chance to tell your love story in your own way, and I love to see all the different ways people express their individuality during their wedding day!”

Joanna's Favourite Wedding Moment:

Joanna’s favourite moment of every wedding is the vow exchange. She says, “I’m a massive crier, and there hasn’t been a single wedding I’ve attended where I haven’t at least teared up when the couple says ‘I do’!”

Joanna's Best Piece of Wedding Advice:

Your wedding is what you make it! It doesn’t matter if you want to have a traditional church wedding or you want an all-out festival-style party, all the choices are completely yours. The most important thing is the love between you and your partner.

Joanna's Proudest Career Moment to Date:

Joanna’s proudest career moment so far has been developing content for all the winners of the Hitched Wedding Awards in 2023. This involved writing articles showcasing the top suppliers of each region of the UK. Doing this allowed her to focus on the amazing range of options on Hitched, as well as champion small businesses.

Articles published by Joanna Magill

Wedding Venues in Staffordshire: 15 of the Best Spots to Say 'I Do'
Ceremony and Reception
Staffordshire isn't just a picturesque countryside escape, it's also home to a range of beautiful wedding venues in both city and rural spots
Summer Savings: 10 of the Best Wedding Deals to Grab Right Now!
Our top 10 deals are sure to help you save on your wedding budget - and you can discover even more wedding deals and offers in our deals section!
Sax Appeal: 11 of the Best Wedding Saxophonists in the UK
There's no better way to add some funky vibes to your big day than with a wedding saxophonist, so discover 11 of the best here
We Visited the Luxurious Carpe Diem Santorini & Here's What We Thought
We visited Carpe Diem Santorini to find out more about this ultra-romantic honeymoon getaway and wedding venue
19 Incredible Wheelchair Accessible Wedding Venues From Across the UK
Ceremony and Reception
If you're planning an accessible wedding, here's our roundup of the top accessible wedding venues in the UK with features you'll love
Your Complete Guide to Vintage Wedding Cars
Planning Essentials
Looking to hire a vintage wedding car? Check out our comprehensive guide to vintage wedding cars with advice from the experts
47 Best Wedding Videographers in the UK According to Real Couples
You'll be spoilt for choice with this roundup of talented videographers! Discover 47 award-winning wedding film makers from across the UK
Carmela & Miguel: A Lavish Portuguese Wedding With a Filipino Twist
Real Weddings
Discover the destination wedding of dreams! Carmela and Miguel celebrated in three different countries - and these two sure know how to throw a party...
29 Best Photographers in the North West According to Real Couples
Looking for a wedding photographer in the North West? You'll be spoilt for choice between these talented professionals!
71 Award-Winning Wedding Bands, DJs & Musicians Who'll Get the Party Started
Music may be subjective, but these wedding bands, DJs are the best of the best, according to real couples and real reviews
29 Best Wedding Celebrants in the UK According to Real Couples
Ceremony and Reception
Whether you want a traditional or alternative ceremony, these celebrants can help you bring your dream wedding vision to life
27 Best Wedding Photographers in the South West According to Real Couples
We've rounded up 27 of the best wedding photographers in the South West of England - you're in safe hands with these talented wedding photographers
27 Best Wedding Photographers in London According to Real Couples
We've rounded up the best wedding photographers in the capital to capture your big day - discover the 27 best wedding photographers in London here
23 Incredible Award-Winning Wedding Photographers in the East Midlands
Looking for a wedding photographer in the East Midlands? We've got you covered with 23 of the most talented suppliers, recommended by real couples!
The Most Incredible Award-Winning Wedding Photographers in the East of England
Looking for a wedding photographer in the East of England? Why not consider one of these incredible award-winners, recommended by real Hitched couples
20 of the Best Wedding Photographers Based in Yorkshire
Tying the knot in sunny Yorkshire? These 20 Yorkshire-based photographers are all recipients of Hitched Wedding Awards and have glowing couple reviews...