Cajsa Carlson

Freelance journalist

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  • LocationUnited Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Fashion
  • Writing
  • Editing
  • Lifestyle
  • Travel
  • Blogs
  • Online
  • Print
  • Creative
  • News
  • Media
  • Trend Research
  • Content and Media Writing

Work history

Currently

Freelance Journalist

Cajsa Carlson

Jan 2008
  • Since graduating with a BA in Media and Modern Literature from Goldsmiths, I have written about art, fashion, pop culture and food for digital and print publications including Stylesight, Protein, Cool Hunting, Tank Magazine, FashionMag and WGSN. I am a creative, adaptable writer with an interest in culture, music and fashion.

2016

UK Correspondent

Cool Hunting

Jul 2014 - Apr 2016
  • Writing for New York-based design publication Cool Hunting from London, I cover new trends, art exhibitions, fashion designers, shows, shop openings and much more. I regularly contribute interviews and features to the website.

2016

UK Correspondent

Fashionmag

Jan 2015 - Apr 2016
  • As FashionMag.com's UK correspondent, I write daily news stories, covering fashion and retail in London and the rest of Britain.

2016

London Correspondent

RES

Jul 2009 - Apr 2016
  • As the London correspondent for Swedish travel magazine RES, I cover new restaurant, bar and retail openings in London and report on art shows, gigs, film screenings and other events.

2014

News Writer

Stylesight

Sep 2009 - Jun 2014
  • For Stylesight, I wrote around 15 fashion and retail news stories every day, covering publications including Women’s Wear Daily, Vogue and Retail Week. • Sourcing fashion, retail and financial news stories and rewriting them to suit our client base • Sourcing and resizing suitable images for stories • Editing and uploading news stories

2009

Editorial Assistant

WGSN

Mar 2008 - Mar 2009
  • • Writing art reviews, collection reviews and store guides • Researching upcoming trends within fashion, art, media and travel • Laying out work on Mediasurface • Updating city guides and attending tradeshows • Editing texts and re-sizing photos using Adobe Photoshop

Education

2007

Media and Modern Literature

Goldsmiths

Aug 2004 - Jun 2007