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Carys Huws

Social Media Editor & Photographer

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About me

Social media and digital communication expert and photographer experienced in working across music, art & design and fashion publications. Currently social media editor and photographer for one of the most influential music magazines, FACT Magazine. Past employers includ The Vinyl Factory, Dazed Magazine, AnOther Magazine and The Spaces Magazine.

Skills

  • Digital Media
  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Visual Arts
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Excel
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Lightroom
  • Photography
  • Digital Marketing
  • Photo Editing
  • Social Media

Work history

Currently

Social Media Editor

FACT Magazine

May 2016
  • FACT was founded in 2003 as a British bi-monthly music and youth culture magazine. The magazine became notable for commissioning covers by artists including M.I.A., Peter Saville, Trevor Jackson, Klaxons, Bat for Lashes, Kate Moross and Animal Collective, while its New Talent section was renowned for profiling future stars at an early date: Florence + The Machine, Adele and more were all interviewed early in their careers. As well as its regular contributors, writing in FACT came from artists such as Andrew Weatherall, Kode9, Julian Cope and Richard X. In 2005, FACT went digital, and in 2009 it became exclusively online, after the website’s status overtook that of the print magazine. It also introduced the FACT mix series, where each week an artist contributes an exclusive mix to download from the website. Past contributors include Autechre, the xx, Four Tet, Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti, Damon Albarn, Carl Craig and St Vincent. In 2016, FACT is one of the Internet’s most popular and influential music publications, with full-time staff in the UK, US and Australia, and its own online TV channel, FACT TV. FACT is part of VF Publishing, a subsidiary of The Vinyl Factory group.

2015

Social Media Editor

The Spaces VF Publishing

Jan 2015 - May 2015

2014

Digital Marketing Assistant

Dazed Media

Aug 2013 - Oct 2014

Education

2013

BA(Hons) Fashion Promotion

University of South Wales

Aug 2010 - May 2013
  • Course Representative student for BA (Hons) Fashion Promotion

2010

Art Design Foundation

University of Glamorgan

Aug 2009 - May 2010

    2014

    A Levels: Fashion Textiles, French, Drama, Baccalaureate

    YSGOL Gyfun Gymraeg Plasmawr

    Aug 2002 - May 2014