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Fedora Abu

Journalist, Editor, Copywriter

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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsEditor - Journalist - Copywriter

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About me

I'm a 23-year-old journalist, editor and copywriter based in London. I've contributed to the FT, The Guardian, The i Paper, Courier and gal-dem. I've also worked with Phoebe Lovatt, founder of The WW Club, created content for a women's organisation and edited an online magazine while at university. @FedoraAbu

Skills

  • Writing
  • Editing
  • Content Creation
  • Copywriting
  • Fluent French
  • Italian
  • Pitching
  • Research

Work history

Currently

Contributing Writer

gal-dem magazine

Sep 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Pitch and write pieces for various sections of gal-dem - an online magazine produced by women of colour

2018

Editorial Intern

Financial Times

Jan 2018 - Mar 2018
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Wrote reviews for the FT Weekend’s Arts pages Uploaded content to Methode, the FT’s CMS Sub-edited and fact-checked pieces for daily and weekend paper Drafted social media posts

2017

Editorial Intern

Courier

Sep 2017 - Nov 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Pitched ideas for events and stories, wrote copy for the print magazine, drafted social media posts and conducted research for upcoming features Sub-edited articles for the magazine and pitch decks for the agency Transcribed interviews and assisted with P&P of back issues

2017

Production Assistant

The WW Club

Sep 2017 - Sep 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Assisted Phoebe Lovatt with the UK launch of her book, The Working Woman’s Handbook Oversaw guest lists and book sales, helped set up the venue and source items, and covered the event on the WW Club’s social media

2017

Sep 2016 - Jan 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Oversaw content creation for the blog of WCAN, a not-for-profit organisation that connects young black women with prestigious corporate firms in The City Commissioned articles, managed a team of freelance student bloggers and assisted in planning and running an event at Google

2015

Contributing Writer

Guardian News and Media

Sep 2015 - Sep 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Pitched, researched and wrote an article for the Guardian’s online student section about the experiences of BME students abroad and how future students can navigate the issues

2015

Work Experience

Bartle Bogle Hegarty

Apr 2015 - Apr 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Carried out research for client campaigns, including sourcing images for an upcoming print 
campaign and analysing stats from a recent social media campaign

2017

Founding Editor-in-Chief

Citoyenne

Jan 2015 - Apr 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Founded Citoyenne, an online media platform for young women at London universities Oversaw design, content, photography, branding and social media 
Led a team of writers, stylists, designers and photographers and secured partnerships with 4 women’s societies at UCL, LSE and King’s

Education

2018

BA French & Italian

University College London

Sep 2013 - Sep 2018
  • London, United Kingdom