Chelsea Mtada

Chelsea Mtada

storyteller 🔮 founder | @nightstandmagazine @guapmag | arts & culture editor ✍️ love, sex, fashion & film enthusiastLondon, United Kingdom
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Chelsea Mtada

Chelsea Mtada

storyteller 🔮 founder | @nightstandmagazine @guapmag | arts & culture editor ✍️ love, sex, fashion & film enthusiastLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Chelsea is a 23-year old digital content creator and storyteller who currently works as the Arts & Culture Editor of GUAP Magazine and Relationships Writer for Woman To Woman media platform. Chelsea is a creative professional with a keen eye for digital storytelling and connecting with audiences who experience art, fashion and culture through a digital lens. Chelsea has gained experience in the luxury and street culture sector in the last five years. She has comfortably moved between both worlds as the Brand Operation's Manager at Malone Souliers, Arts & Culture Editor at GUAP Magazine and Relationships Writer for Woman To Woman Media Platform. Chelsea has gone from strength to strength as she's transformed into a social and cultural curator she channels through her journalism and a keen interest in content strategy and marketing.
Projects
  • COVER STORY | GUAP Presents ‘The Top Boy Edition’ with Jasmine Jobson for March 2022.
    COVER STORY | GUAP Presents ‘The Top Boy Edition’ with Jasmine Jobson for March 2022.Jasmine Jobson’s first magazine cover for GUAP’s March 2022 Issue. The leading lady of Netflix’s Top Boy discusses season two, loyalty and staying grounded. Jasmine Jobson was born to be on screen. As a child, friends and family described her as a bit of a drama queen. In the comfort of the GUAP office, I am hilariously corrected, as she admits that she was “a HUGE drama queen!” She says, “When I was little, I was so dramatic to the point where I’d get caught in my bedroom, staring into the mir
  • OPINION | British Vogue’s representation of dark-skinned models is not as revolutionary as they think it is.
    OPINION | British Vogue’s representation of dark-skinned models is not as revolutionary as they think it is.A cultural opinion piece on British Vogue’s February 2022 issue succeeded in representation but is representation always good when it exotifies and potentially dehumanises the community that it’s trying to “uplift”?
  • PROFILE INTERVIEW | Vincent Martell may be the bravest amongst us all.
    PROFILE INTERVIEW | Vincent Martell may be the bravest amongst us all.Founder of VAM STUDIO, Writer and Director; Vincent Martell discusses the importance of authentic storytelling, the representation of Black queer bodies on screen and how young filmmakers need to want to make Hollywood nervous. Vincent Martell is one of America’s most exciting creative talents; Founder of VAM STUDIO, actor, writer and director whose work ploughs into the depths of the human experience. Particularly focusing on how race, gender, class, and sex impact the lives of people of colou
  • OPINION | Molly-Mae Hague uses her 24 hours to say “sorry” but will it mend the damage of the toxic hustle culture she clearly embodies.
    OPINION | Molly-Mae Hague uses her 24 hours to say “sorry” but will it mend the damage of the toxic hustle culture she clearly embodies.“We all have the same 24 hours” – Influencer & Creative Director of Pretty Little Thing’s Molly-Mae Hague comes under fire for comments on work ethic. We all have the same 24 hours. This is what 22-year old influencer Molly-Mae Hague preached in an interview on the Diary of a CEO podcast, hosted by Steven Bartlett. Over the last week, a short clip of Hague talking about her work ethic went viral, causing Molly-Mae and Molly Thatcher to trend on Twitter. For a moment, it seemed that the whole in
  • PROFILE INTERVIEW | From One American Icon To The White House, for Saniyya Sidney this is only the beginning.
    PROFILE INTERVIEW | From One American Icon To The White House, for Saniyya Sidney this is only the beginning.Saniyya Sidney speaks to GUAP about her portrayal as Venus Williams in Golden Globe Award Winning Motion Picture “King Richard”. Saniyya Sidney has become a treasured fixture in some of Hollywood’s most iconic films to come out in the last few years. From appearing in the Roots as Kizzy Walker at just ten years old to her work in American Horror Story: Roanoke, Fences and Hidden Figures. It was no surprise that Sidney’s next move would be stepping into the role of one of the most iconic figures
  • FEATURE | “We were Black-Fished!” Gabrielle Union exposes the Bring It On franchise for the misleading trailer.
    FEATURE | “We were Black-Fished!” Gabrielle Union exposes the Bring It On franchise for the misleading trailer.The first installment of the ‘Bring It On' cheerleading movie franchise was one of the first to call out cultural appropriation and the mistreatment of Black creativity and talent. However, it doesn’t seem that they were practicing what they preached behind the scenes. READ MORE ON GUAP.CO
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Projects credited in
  • GUAP X THE ART BOYZ
    GUAP X THE ART BOYZCreative Directed and Produced photoshoot showcasing the collective The Art Boyz in GUAP Magazine.
  • GUAP MEETS THE LAGOS CREATIVES MAKING WAVES IN THE CULTURE.
    GUAP MEETS THE LAGOS CREATIVES MAKING WAVES IN THE CULTURE.https://guap.co/guap-meets-the-lagos-creatives-making-waves-in-the-culture/
  • Chelsea Mtada's Poetry Collection 'DAUGHTER'
    Chelsea Mtada's Poetry Collection 'DAUGHTER'Photographer: Shenell Kennedy @shenellkennedy Stylist: Tiyana Henriques @yanaalae MUA: Sofia Paradis @sofiaparadis
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Work history
    GUAP Magazine logo
    GUAP Magazine logo
    ARTS & CULTURE EDITORGUAP Magazine
    London, United KingdomFreelance
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    Brand Operation's ManagerMALONE SOULIERS
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    Leading the event logistics for international & regional events. ex: seasonal campaign shoot, oversees sales showroom, and press trips. Producing call-in requests, handling press stock management, and tracking. Sole coordinator for hotels, travel, catering, freelancers, models for PFW, press tours, and company events
Skills
  • Microsoft Suite
  • Inventory Management
  • Critical Thinking
  • Communication Skills
  • Multi-tasking
  • Creative Concepting
  • Wholesale
  • Multimedia Production
  • E-commerce Campaigns
  • Fashion Campaigns
Education
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    Creative WritingBirkbeck, University of London
    London, United Kingdom