Becca Inglis
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Becca Inglis

Freelance Culture Journalist and CopywriterEdinburgh, United Kingdom
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Becca Inglis

Freelance Culture Journalist and CopywriterEdinburgh, United Kingdom
About me
Writing on all things culture, events, and social justice. I'm a UK-based arts marketer and writer with a background in promoting festivals, live events, and literary projects. Bylines in Dazed, DJ Mag, CLASH, and The Skinny. Communications clients include Beltane Fire Festival, Kelburn Garden Party, The Edinburgh Festival of Sound, and Trotwork Events.
Projects
  • Lxdy Garden
    Lxdy GardenProduced a gynaecological health and reproductive justice magazine for all genders affected by having or having once had a vagina.
  • Live Report: Hospitality On The Beach 2019
    Live Report: Hospitality On The Beach 2019I attended Hospital Records' second ever Hospitality on the Beach in Croatia and reviewed the festival with a longform write-up.
  • Drum & bass is finally addressing its diversity problem
    Drum & bass is finally addressing its diversity problemLabels, promoters, and artists across drum & bass are joining the music industry's fight to equalise opportunities for women and people of colour. I spoke to major players in the scene - DJs Mantra, Sweetpea, and Flight of EQ50, Nikki Ellis of Hospital Records, and DJ BCee of Spearhead Records - about why drum & bass today struggles with gender and race, and what can be done to diversify lineups and crowds.
  • Bee Asha Singh on Spit It Out: 'It started off as something that could use all of our creative outlets to deal with our separate traumas'
    Bee Asha Singh on Spit It Out: 'It started off as something that could use all of our creative outlets to deal with our separate traumas'I spoke to Scottish rapper Bee Asha Singh and film director Léa Luiz de Oliveira about the BBC Scotland documentary Spit It Out, which follows Bee's mental health struggles and recovery following a sexual assault.
  • Finiflex is the future
    Finiflex is the futureInterview with experimental producers Finiflex, charting their evolution from performing John Peel sessions as the post-punk Fini Tribe to rerecording their Balearic anthems using original samples stored on floppy discs.
  • The story of Kemistry and Storm, the unsung pioneers of drum & bass
    The story of Kemistry and Storm, the unsung pioneers of drum & bassOn the 20th anniversary of Kemistry and Storm's iconic DJ-Kicks compilation, I spoke to Storm, Goldie, B Traits, Flight, Alley Cat, Digital, and Mumdance about the pair's instrumental role in drum n' bass's history and their enduring influence on artists today.
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Work history
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    Artist & Media AdministratorKelburn Garden Party
    Edinburgh, United KingdomFreelance
    Content strategy for community building on social media channels to help sell tickets to annual music festival. Assist in liaising with over 100 artists to acquire biography information. Add artists details to WordPress website and contact details for database. Create social strategy to promote festival to families.
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    Communications Co-ordinatorBeltane Fire Society
    Edinburgh, United KingdomFreelance
    Manage digital marketing and media relations to promote internationally renowned Celtic revival fire festival. In 2018 I oversaw the communications strategy for the sellout Samhuinn Fire Festival (which was held in a closed venue and ticketed for the first time that year). Content creation (video and copywriting) for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, blog, and listings. Liaise with multiple performers and groups within society to source content. Write and distribute press releases and oversee procedures for press photographers on day. Previously secured coverage in BBC, The Guardian, Edinburgh Evening News, and the Scotsman.
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Skills
  • Copywriting
  • Social Strategy
  • Feature Writing
  • CMS Websites
  • SEO
  • E-marketing Campaigns
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Press Relations