Jemima Skala
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Jemima Skala

Online editorLondon, United Kingdom
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Jemima Skala

Online editorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I have been a freelance journalist for several years, having written for publications such as The Skinny, Clash and Ticket Arena among others. I have two years' experience as an editor, and have honed my copywriting, proofreading, networking and leadership skills in this role. I speak fluent French, and am hardworking and dedicated.
Projects
  • The Polyester Newsletter
    The Polyester NewsletterPolyester's new monthly subscription newsletter. Editor-in-Chief: Ione Gamble Junior editor and newsletter editor: Jemima Skala Social media editor: Hatti Rex
  • Girls That Gig
    Girls That GigGirls That Gig is a Leeds-based collective that aims to spotlight the work of women in creative industries.
Projects credited in
  • The Gryphon
    The Gryphon
Work history
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    Junior editorPolyester Zine
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    • Polyester zine is an intersectional feminist and fashion publication. • Promoted from editorial assistant to junior editor. • Responsibilities include commissioning content for the monthly subscription newsletter, editing content, reaching out to public figures for contributions, organising and doing interviews, laying the zines on InDesign, subediting contributions and producing the podcast. • Key skills developed: podcast production, InDesign, commissioning content, copywriting, subediting, administrative tasks, interviewing.
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    Weekend Editormixmag
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    • Mixmag is one of the UK’s most well-established and well-respected dance music publications. • Responsibilities include writing news stories over the weekend, keeping the social media up-to-date, promoting recent events, optimising articles for SEO, using the CMS to publish articles, sourcing original dance music-focused news stories. • Key skills developed: news writing, copywriting, SEO optimisation, cultivating relationships with PRs, social media.
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Skills
  • Wordpress
  • Networking
  • Indesign
  • Leadership
  • Communication
  • Teamworking
  • Copywriting
  • Proofreading
  • Article Writing
  • Cultural Journalism
Education
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    University of Leeds logo
    BA English & FrenchUniversity of Leeds
    Leeds, United Kingdom
    I currently study BA English and French at the University of Leeds. I am currently undertaking my third year abroad in France and am working towards getting a first in my final year next year
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    3 A Levels (English, History and French) all AsSt Marylebone Sixth Form
     - London, United Kingdom
    I studied English, History and French for A Level, achieving 3 As. For my first year of sixth form, I also did German AS Level, for which I achieved an A, and also undertook an Extended Project Qualification for which I was also awarded an A
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