Deputy features editor - Hackney Gazette, Islington Gazette; Features writer - Ham&High | June 2016 - Present
Research, interview and write original features content for print and online platforms across three publications in theatre, art, food&drink, travel, health and fitness, film, comedy and music. Commission and subedit work of freelance contributors for print and online content.
Freelance humanitarian and human rights journalism and research
Write and photograph in the UK and Europe. Past work includes covering the refugee crisis in Lesvos, Izmir and Calais, and researching/report writing for human rights charities.
Features intern – Ham & High, Hackney Gazette, Islington Gazette | Nov - Dec 2015
Research, interview and write original features content for print and online platforms across three publications.
Editorial / subediting intern – The Sunday Times Travel Magazine | Oct 2015
Write and research original content for print magazine. Fact-check and proofread content to ensure accuracy and consistency in style.
Online editor – Upstart magazine | Jan 2015 - Jul 2015
Research, interview and write original business, culture and lifestyle news and features content for print and online platforms. Design, create and launch online platform of magazine using CMS, HTML and CSS. Manage, commission and edit web pages. Daily update of homepage and social media channels, maintaining content flow. Fact-check, subedit, proofread and layout pages using InDesign.
Editorial / research intern – BICOM | Dec 2014 - Jan 2015
Research and write news, nibs and profiles. Subedit and proofread copy. Update in weekly staff meetings and liaise with overseas office.
Photojournalist – Dapprly.com | Oct 2013 - Aug 2014
Cover fashion events in London and Italy. Photograph and interview featured people. Attend press conferences. Extensive street style photography.
Editor – Are We On Time (Own blog)| 2012 - 2015
Design, write, edit and promote website(arts, culture, fashion and travel). Manage social media platforms, leading to collaborations with other blogs and invitations to cover events such as the British Fashion Awards.
City University London | MA international journalism (Distinction) September 2014 - July 2015
Trained in writing, TV and radio production, online journalism, subediting, photojournalism, photo editing, media law.
Professional project: Satire Under Fire (Richard Wild Prize Winner)
University College London | BSc Anthropology (2:1) September 2011 - June 2014
Specialised in social anthropology with a thesis researched over two months in Tel Aviv on the effect of music over social boundaries, which gained a 1st.
Winner – Richard Wild Prize for Journalism 2015: Awarded to highest scoring Masters professional project in department of journalism at City University London
Shortlist – Young Digital Photographer of the Year UK 2010
Shortlist – International Young Photographers Shoot Nations Award 2010
Subediting. Proofreading. Social media. InDesign. Photoshop. Final Cut Pro. Audition. CMS. HTML. CSS. SEO.