Curriculum Vitae

 

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Education

BA (Hons) English Language and Literature at Wadham College, Oxford University (2017).

I achieved A* A* A at A Level and held an academic scholarship.

9 1/2 GCSEs A*/A

Short course in Fashion Journalism at the London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London.

I am enrolled in Business of Fashion's Fashion Styling and Image Making course.


Internships

I was awarded a place on The Guardian's 2017 Positive Action Scheme, where I completed a two-week internship with both the fashion editorial team and the community news desk at their London headquarters.

I was awarded a Murdoch Scholarship as part of Oxford University's News UK internship scheme 2017. It enabled me to complete a two-week internship at The Sunday Times. I returned the following year to complete a further two week internship with The Sunday Times Style.

I completed an internship with ES Magazine in 2018.


Employment

I have bylines for The Sunday Times, The Sunday Times Style, The Guardian and ES Magazine online.

Researcher for Mark Seal, author and contributing editor at Vanity Fair. I assist with research on a freelance basis, this has included background work for past Vanity Fair articles such as ‘Can Anyone Catch London’s Serial Cat Murderer?’ and more recently ‘The Amazing 30-Year Odyssey of a Counterfeit Saudi Prince’.

I am the Executive Assistant of Bridget Arsenault (London-based lifestyle journalist and writer, formerly of Vanity Fair). I have assisted her with research, writing, sub-editing, transcribing interview material and press trip organisation. I also worked with her on the inaugural issue of The Islander magazine for Ballymore’s London City Island development.

Freelance Digital Assistant, The Sunday Times Style. Following my internships with The Sunday Times Style, I was employed as their Freelance Digital Assistant to cover annual leave.

Writer and Correspondent for Fashion Roundtable. Fashion Roundtable brings together a team of experts from fashion, business, economics and politics to engage with Governments and policy leaders with the intention of ensuring the economic and cultural future of the fashion industry. I helped to organise their first Body Image and Identity Politics roundtable event which was a platform for leading voices to discuss issues surrounding representation and inclusivity throughout fashion. I am also Editor-in-Chief of Fashion Roundtable’s weekly newsletter which covers topical issues surrounding politics, economics, sustainability and representation in fashion.


Experience

Winner of Oxford University's Cherwell Fashion Writing Competition (2017).

Online Fashion Editor, Oxford Fashion Society. As a committee member of the Oxford Fashion Society for over two years, I held the position of fashion editor of our blog. This involved writing feature articles through my online column "Varsity & Vogue" (for example creating an alternative fashion "reading list" for students), marketing our speaker events and collaborations with Oxford Fashion Week. I have featured accessory labels and negotiated discounted prices for our readers.

Contributor to Oxford University publications- Cherwell newspaper, Industry Magazine and Cuntry Living feminist zine.

Committee member of a team of 14 people responsible for conceptualising, organising and promoting our triennial Oxford College ball 2016.

Creative assistance on the film Seeing Grace (2016) by Mary Scott. The film explores grooming, prostitution and sexual trafficking through the eyes of a teenage girl. It was intended to feature in film festivals and be used in schools as an educational tool.

Professional volunteer within the retail and marketing sector of St. Peter's Hospice, Bristol's largest charity retailer. This position included creating, writing and editing newsletter to be distributed amongst their employees and volunteers. I also compiled information documents for volunteers.

Established and ran a short story competition called 'Flash Fiction' for young people aged 12-18. This included organising publicity and creating posters, whilst overseeing the logistics of submissions and obtaining a suitable judge from Times Literary Supplement.

Experience in working with digital media, blogging platforms and Adobe creative suite.

Member of NAGTY (National Academy of Gifted and Talented Youth).

In Sixth-form, I was a member of the Clifton College Student Website Committee responsible for reporting on school events and writing comment pieces for their website.

Experience creating, editing and writing for a school magazine, which was aimed at both current and prospective students.