Grace Shutti

Grace Shutti

Journalist and ProducerLondon, United Kingdom
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Grace Shutti

Grace Shutti

Journalist and ProducerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I like stories and telling them through any medium. Work for The Guardian, gal-dem, Noisey, Playboy, Red Bull and more
Projects
  • secrets issue gal-dem
    secrets issue gal-demI commissioned and edited music pieces in my role as assistant music editor. I also coordinated the NAO shoot and shot content for the social teaser.
  • Beyond the Blade series
    Beyond the Blade seriesI assistant produced both a factual podcast series and dramatic film series that allowed people affected by knife crime to tell their stories themselves. Find the rest at gu.com/blade
  • Azekel Fearlessly Explores the Textures of Black Masculinity
    Azekel Fearlessly Explores the Textures of Black Masculinity1300 word feature on Azekel ahead of his debut album
  • Moses Sumney
    Moses SumneyI wrote this feature on the singer ahead of his debut album release.
  • MY ELEMENT: Built by grime
    MY ELEMENT: Built by grimeA generation who grew up with grime are now part of its culture. DJs, MCs, presenters and artists told us what it means to them and how they pay tribute.
  • 'Eating disorder's are black women's problems too'
    'Eating disorder's are black women's problems too'I was a researcher for this film on eating disorders for the Speak Your Mind series. I assisted in finding the participants and sourcing research and statistics
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Projects credited in
  • Speak your mind - series
    Speak your mind - series
  • My element - built by grime
    My element - built by grime
  • What's in a nameplate
    What's in a nameplate
  • Call this inclusive? Why are only 4% of children's book heroes in the UK BAME?
    Call this inclusive? Why are only 4% of children's book heroes in the UK BAME?More than 33% of students at UK schools are from black and minority ethnic backgrounds, but only 4% of the protagonists in children's books in the UK are BAME. The publishing industry has made big claims about its push for inclusivity both on and off the page, but some believe progress is painfully slow. Grace Shutti investigates what’s taking UK publishing so long and meets some of the creators who are championing change, including the authors of hit books Amazing Grace and Look Up!, and the ow
  • RIP SENI Trailer
    RIP SENI TrailerI'm so happy to share the trailer for our documentary 'RIP SENI', which is having its world premiere at Sheffield Doc Fest in June. Please watch and share! ✊ Overnight on 24th June 2020, a piece of graffiti reading ‘RIP SENI’ appeared outside Bethlem Royal Hospital, a psychiatric hospital in South London. This film is a reaction to that event, exploring mental health, public art and injustice. Commissioned and developed by Bethlem Gallery and the Lewis Family Funded by Wellcome A film by Daisy
  • the gal-hood issue
    the gal-hood issuegal-dem is a magazine (online and in print) where all of the content is produced by women and non-binary people of colour which launched in September 2015. The aim of gal-dem is to open up our take on the world to a wider audience. We want people from all backgrounds to engage with the work we are doing. It’s no secret that the mainstream media doesn’t represent or reflect us, so we are doing it for ourselves. gal-dem was founded by Liv Little who, frustrated with the lack of diversity at Bristo
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Work history
    The Guardian logo
    The Guardian logo
    Multimedia Community JournalistThe Guardian
    London, United KingdomPart Time
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    Freelance Journalist and ProducerVarious
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    I wore the for the FGM desk, supported production in Multimedia, and produced social content for social media across Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and specialised in video which included 360 and live content. I also assistant produced Beyond the Blade, a video and podcast series about the effects of knife crime on families and surrounding communities.
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Skills
  • Content Writing
  • Content Editor
  • Film Production
  • Music Journalism
  • Cultural Journalism
  • Producing
  • Social Media
  • SEO
  • Social Media Management
  • Social Content
Education
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    BA Honours Degree in Music Class Upper 2:1University of Southampton
     - Southampton, United Kingdom
    My degree included performance, musicology, business and studio technology modules. My dissertation was on the influence of the black British experience on grime.