Ellie Abraham

Ellie Abraham

Freelance JournalistLondon, United Kingdom
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Ellie Abraham

Ellie Abraham

Freelance JournalistLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I am a UK-based freelance journalist with experience writing across a range of topics including race, identity, current affairs, music, fashion and travel. My work, which often reflects wider social issues, has been published in The Independent, InStyle and gal-dem, among others. Words by Women Lifestyle Journalist of the Year 2019 nominee. Portfolio: ellieabraham.wixsite.com/journo
Projects
  • Inclusive television advertisements aren’t “PC propaganda”—they show Britain as it truly is
    Inclusive television advertisements aren’t “PC propaganda”—they show Britain as it truly isFor Prospect, I looked at some of the recent backlash against inclusive advertising and why it is important for minority communities to be seen on screen. https://www.prospectmagazine.co.uk/arts-and-books/inclusive-diversity-tv-advertising-uk-argos-tesco-racism-ofcom
  • Why call-out culture doesn’t always have to mean 'cancel culture'
    Why call-out culture doesn’t always have to mean 'cancel culture'For Cosmopolitan, I explored the concept of call-out culture and how it can cross the line into online abuse. https://www.cosmopolitan.com/uk/reports/a33337553/call-out-culture-cancel-social-media/
  • ‘I can’t wait to travel to Toronto, where my race is less of an issue and I feel at home’
    ‘I can’t wait to travel to Toronto, where my race is less of an issue and I feel at home’For The Independent's 'Life After Lockdown' essay series, I wrote about my experience living in Toronto, the joy of female friendship and the importance of feeling seen. https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/coronavirus-life-after-lockdown-things-we-miss-travel-canada-toronto-a9600446.html
  • I Quit My Job Over My Company's Weak Black Lives Matter Response
    I Quit My Job Over My Company's Weak Black Lives Matter ResponseFor VICE, I talked to people who have quit their jobs because of their company's responses to the Black Lives Matter movement. https://www.vice.com/en_uk/article/z3e3w8/i-quit-my-job-over-my-companys-weak-black-lives-matter-response
  • Despite TikTok's Racist Past, It's Become a Teaching Tool for Black Creators
    Despite TikTok's Racist Past, It's Become a Teaching Tool for Black CreatorsFor VICE, I spoke to Black TikTok creators who are using the platform to educate about racial justice. https://www.vice.com/en_uk/article/bv8jy8/tiktok-educate-race-racism
  • If You’re Offended By Those Calling Out Racism, Do Better
    If You’re Offended By Those Calling Out Racism, Do BetterFor Restless, I talk about the reason why discussion of anti-Black racism gets some people very defensive: white fragility. https://restlessnetwork.com/if-youre-offended-by-those-calling-out-racism-do-better/
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Skills
  • Writing
  • Feature Articles
  • Research
  • SEO
  • Journalism
  • Interviewing
  • Reporting
  • Public Speaking