Anna Cafolla

Anna Cafolla

JournalistBelfast, United Kingdom
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Anna Cafolla

Anna Cafolla

JournalistBelfast, United Kingdom
About me
Digital editor at Dazed magazine. Freelance journalist appearing in The Guardian, Prospect, New Statesman, DJ Mag, CRACK, Refinery29, Teen Vogue, and other titles. Specialising in social affairs, youth and pop culture, Northern Ireland, women.
Projects
  • Dazed Digital's International Women's Day 2021 campaign
    Dazed Digital's International Women's Day 2021 campaign
Projects credited in
  • Dazed 100 in partnership with Converse  (2020)
    Dazed 100 in partnership with Converse (2020)Returning for a second year to work on the prestigious Dazed 100, an influential list and editorial campaign spotlighting the next generation of creative and activist leaders. Working with Dazed Head of Fashion Emma Hope Allwood and the Dazed Digital team, Senior Project Manager Giuditta Dallerba and Dazed Studio teams, plus client teams, and freelance writers and editors to deliver the most ambitious and engaging campaign yet, in partnership with Converse.
  • Dazed On The Ground: How does Black Lives Matter Resonate in Berlin?
    Dazed On The Ground: How does Black Lives Matter Resonate in Berlin?I co-directed a film with stylist and activist Olive Duran on one of the biggest Black Lives Matter protests in Berlin for Dazed Magazine. Directed by Olive Duran and Carys Huws Producers: Georgie Daley, Vanessa Hsieh Executive Producer: Anna Cafolla Head of Content: Ahmad Swaid Interviews: Olive Duran Camera Operator and Editor: Carys Huws Second Camera: Daan Dam Drone Footage: Tom Weasley Additional Camera: Clément Vermeulen Colour Grade: Delfina Mayer Translations: Caroline Whiteley Sound Re
Work history
    The Guardian logo
    The Guardian logo
    Freelance journalistThe Guardian
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Writing freelance across opinion, politics, news, and culture in The Guardian, The Observer, and Guardian Weekend Magazine.
    Dazed Media logo
    Dazed Media logo
    Digital EditorDazed Media
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    I oversee editorial strategy for Dazed Digital and digital projects, long term planning editorial, augmenting video output, and building tentpole editorial campaign moments. I oversee day-to-day editing and maintenance of the website, publishing features, news, and visuals to a high editorial standard. I commission, write, and edit features and news across music, life and culture, film and TV, politics, science and tech, art and photography, while leading a team of staff writers and editors and managing work flow. I contribute to commercial projects, overseeing specialist brand editorial and Dazed branded media campaigns, representing Dazed Digital in commercial meetings, pitches and events. I devise and manage the digital rollout of Dazed’s print content including the creation and execution of high-traffic cover moments in collaboration with the print team.
Skills
  • Content Creation
  • Content Editor
  • Content Curation
  • Analytics
  • Analysing Data
  • Analytics Tools
  • Media Law
  • News Reporting
  • Reporting
  • Feature Writer
  • Feature Writing
  • Editorial Commissioning
  • Editorial Direction
  • Editorial Publishing
Education
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    MA Magazine JournalismCity University London
     - London, United Kingdom
    I studied media law, online journalism, editorial production, reporting, interviewing, news writing, radio and TV reporting, and other journalistic modules. I covered Kentish Town ward as a roving news reporter, and stood as features editor of the XCity Life magazine.
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    English with Creative WritingQueen's University Belfast
     - Belfast, United Kingdom
    Graduated with a 2:1. Received the Degree Plus award for volunteering and activities alongside degree. Took part in SAFE, poetry society, Chamber Choir, and the pro-choice society. I served as lifestyle editor on the SU Magazine and contributed to Queens Radio and The Gown Newspaper. I spent an Erasmus year at Utrecht University in the Netherlands and spent time in Nanjing for the Study China project to learn Mandarin. I also completed a placement in Brussels visiting the EU Parliament.
Awards
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    Level 2 Fitness InstructingActivIQ