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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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About me

A storyteller and a BA Journalism undergraduate at University of the Arts, London. Co-founder and editor of the world cultures&arts magazine Me&Mag and a creative writer for the Artefact Magazine. Was an Editorial Intern at Vogue Turkey and contributed as the Director of Brand Strategy & Creative Writer at Emanova Digital. Experienced in print and digital media fields with a keen interest in cultural and creative industries, committed to excellence and strives to learn and evolve constantly. Curious, creative, communicative.

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  • Social Media
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  • Brand Consultant
  • Italian
  • Turkish
  • Storytelling
  • Public Speaking

Work history



Artefact Magazine

Mar 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Writing articles, sub-editing and participating in newsroom meetings. Pitched the theme of terror/fear for the ‘Truth and Terror’ titled Special Issue, currently working on long-form features and interviewing London-based creatives.


Editorial Intern

VOGUE Turkey

Dec 2016 - Jan 2017
  • Turkey
  • Internship
  • Proofreading and copyediting features on culture, lifestyle, travel and profiles. Assisted with photo shoots and filming as well as pitching ideas for stories and researching. Translated articles and videos from English and Italian to Turkish.


Consultant of Brand Strategy, Creative Writer

Emanova Digital

Jun 2016 - Aug 2016
  • Turkey
  • Internship
  • Assisted the team with developing ideas, social media and brand management as well as producing creative written work, found the opportunity to work with brands such as; Samsung, Turkcell Advertising, Sezen Aksu and Akbank.



Sep 2015 - Jun 2018
  • London, United Kingdom


Jan 2015 - May 2015
  • London, United Kingdom


Access to HE Diploma Media Communications

University Of The Arts London

Sep 2014 - Jun 2015


Political Science and International Relations, Economics, Public Speaking and Debate Summer Courses

Oxford Royale Academy

Jun 2013 - Jul 2013
  • Oxford, United Kingdom


Fashion Management and Marketing Course

NABA Milan

Jun 2011 - Jul 2011
  • Italy


Bicultural High School

Liceo Italiano I.M.I

Sep 2009 - Jun 2014
  • Turkey



Winner of National Championship

Turkey Debate League

  • Came 1st place in national championship organised by the Turkey Debate League with a group of fellow students as Liceo Italiano I.M.I, was the speaker to do the closing argument