Amelia Abraham
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Amelia Abraham

Editor, Copywriter, and AuthorLondon, United Kingdom
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Amelia Abraham

Editor, Copywriter, and AuthorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I'm currently working as a freelance journalist and copywriter, and am available for this kind of work. I’ve written for The Guardian, Observer, Independent, Sunday Times, ES Magazine, i-D Magazine, British Vogue and many more publications. I've also worked as a full-time commissioning editor at VICE, Refinery29 and Dazed Media, managing teams, growing readerships and leading editorial campaigns. As a creative copywriter, I have worked to brief for a broad range of companies, from tech startups to international NGOs to household name brands (including fashion and wellness). I’ve also chaired events and hosted interviews for major brands like Mubi, MAC Cosmetics and Instagram. As well as on-camera experience for VICE, I have produced and hosted podcasts for VICE, Penguin, XPRIZE and Dazed x Gucci. My first book, 'Queer Intentions: A (Personal) Journey Through LGBTQ+ Culture' was published by Picador in May 2019. My second book, 'We Can Do Better Than This' is a global anthology on LGBTQ+ rights and was published by Penguin (Vintage) in June 2021. I have spoken about my writing at The Southbank Centre's Queen Elizabeth Hall, The New York Times Tent at Edinburgh Books Festival, Waterstones Gower Street, the ICA, Oxford University and The LRB. I've also appeared as a commentator on ITV News, BBC Radio London, BBC Radio 4 Woman's Hour, BBC Radio 4 Front Row, The Guardian’s Today In Focus and Sky News.
Projects
  • We Can Do Better Than This: 35 Voices on the Future of LGBTQ+  Rights
    We Can Do Better Than This: 35 Voices on the Future of LGBTQ+ RightsWe talk about achieving 'LGBTQ+ equality', but around the world, LGBTQ+ people are still suffering discrimination and extreme violence. How do we solve this urgent problem, allowing queer people everywhere the opportunity to thrive? In We Can Do Better Than This, 35 voices explore this question. Through deeply moving stories and provocative new arguments on safety and visibility, dating and gender, care and community, they present a powerful manifesto for how - together - we can start to create
  • Long read on Stonewall's 50th Anniversary, Vogue
    Long read on Stonewall's 50th Anniversary, Vogue
  • Commissioning, Behind The Masc Dazed Beauty
    Commissioning, Behind The Masc Dazed Beauty
  • King Princess cover, Net-a-porter
    King Princess cover, Net-a-porter
  • How The Rainbow Flag Found Its Way Onto The Catwalk – Vogue
    How The Rainbow Flag Found Its Way Onto The Catwalk – Vogue
  • Hosting queer performance marathon, SHOWstudio
    Hosting queer performance marathon, SHOWstudio
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Projects credited in
  • THE PRIVACY AND PERCEPTION ISSUE, JUNE 2018
    THE PRIVACY AND PERCEPTION ISSUE, JUNE 2018In this issue of VICE Magazine, created with Broadly, we explore the myriad forces that shape our identities, and how we portray our most private and public selves. Click here to explore the issue.
  • Meet 100 LGBT+ Trailblazers Redefining the Creative Industry
    Meet 100 LGBT+ Trailblazers Redefining the Creative IndustryWe asked influential LGBT+ icons to nominate trailblazers who they believe are redefining the creator landscape. The result? A unique and incredible list of 100 trailblazing LGBT+ folk breaking barriers and inspiring change! We’re on a mission to explore and tackle inequalities in the creative industry - this is why we run diversity initiatives, dedicating our curated projects and people sections on The Dots to undersung groups. This brings together an abundance of dazzling work from diverse cr
  • SISTER - BBC THREE
    SISTER - BBC THREEA conversation series candidly exploring the choices and challenges encountered by anyone who has experienced life as a woman.
Work history
    Dazed Media logo
    Dazed Media logo
    Features EditorDazed Media
    London, United KingdomPart Time
    Dazed Media logo
    Dazed Media logo
    Managing EditorDazed Media
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
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Skills
  • Writing
  • Journalism
  • Editorial Commissioning
  • Author
  • Copywriting Editorial
  • Creative Strategy
  • Project Management
Education
    King's College London logo
    King's College London logo
    First Class Honours in BA English LiteratureKing's College London
     - London, United Kingdom