journalist, copywriter & photographer
MA graduate with ‘gold standard’ NCTJ Diploma in Multimedia Journalism and 100 wpm shorthand. My writing has covered social issues, geopolitics, public health, environmental affairs, music, travel and gender.
As I journalist, I have worked as a freelance features writer, staff reporter and photographer. In copywriter roles, I have created and edited company newsletters, SEO blogs, press releases and website marketing content.
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February 2020 – ongoing
Write and edit newsletters, articles, website content and press releases for marketing firm Orange and Gray's US clients, which has led to national coverage on NBC News and others.
April – August 2020
Byline Times: freelance journalist
Wrote features for Byline Times on dating behaviour under lockdown and the experience of nature-led, off-the-grid communities during the pandemic.
October 2019 – September 2020
Reported for Mancunian Matters on China’s presence in the UK, election protests, the homeless pandemic and responses to gentrification, using frequent FOI requests.
July – November 2019
Wrote for independent culture publications Viva Magazine, Now Then and Pink Wafer on Manchester’s restaurant scene, artisanal producers and touring musicians.
October 2018 – May 2019
Created arts and human-interest features, founded an interview series about Nordic nightlife, “Live from Copenhagen”, and wrote listicles on local events.
June – September 2018
Edited writers’ work, wrote events related SEO articles and established a series on expats’ life stories, "Passage to Denmark", featuring voices from Palestine, Japan and Mozambique.
June – July 2018
Authored marketing content for One World Music, a record label promoting cross-cultural dialogue, and Brøl, a brewery addressing the food waste crisis, raising both their profiles.
February – May 2018
Contributed daily news reports, national issue features and worked overseas, covering events in Jerusalem (Independence Day/Great March of Return) during March 2018.
October 2019 -- June 2020
News Associates Journalism School, Manchester, UK
'gold standard' NCTJ Diploma in Multimedia Journalism with 100 wpm shorthand
September 2015 -- December 2017
Aarhus University, Denmark
MA in Anthropology of Education and Globalisation
September 2011 -- June 2015
University of Manchester, UK
BSocSc (Hons) in Social Anthropology with International Study
September 2013 -- July 2014
McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Full-year study abroad scholarship