Lauren Gordon

Lauren Gordon

JournalistLondon, United Kingdom
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Lauren Gordon

Lauren Gordon

JournalistLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Hey I'm Lauren, a freelance journalist from North London. Currently studying for a Journalism degree at the London College of Communications (UAL). - Main topics I write on: fashion, beauty, film, tv, opinion, culture, reviews, pop culture, music, internet culture. - Dabbled in social media management, digital marketing and content creation. - Open to freelance work, actively looking for a grad job/opportunity in journalism, social media or marketing in Manchester.
Projects
  • Rocks stars: Meet the teen BFFs who went from classroom bants to the big screen
    Rocks stars: Meet the teen BFFs who went from classroom bants to the big screenIn an interview for gal-dem, I chat with Bukky Bukray and Kosar Ali about their movie debut as Shola, nicknamed Rox and Sumaya in Sarah Gravon’s ‘Rocks’. https://gal-dem.com/rocks-film-bukky-bakray-kosar-ali-interview/
  • BINA. interview: "I'm proudly an emotional girl"
    BINA. interview: "I'm proudly an emotional girl"I spoke to South London songstress BINA. about introspection, tears, smiles and jokes, and her new EP, This is Not a Film for Frontline Magazine. https://flmag.co.uk/article/bina-interview-i-used-to-be-someone-who-thought-feelings-were-just-an-inconvenience-but-now-im-proudly-an-emotional-girl/
  • Sugababes: A familiar journey through the turbulent pop machine
    Sugababes: A familiar journey through the turbulent pop machineFollowing the Sugababes reunion, and surrounding the group’s 20th anniversary celebrations, I examined the original line-up’s difficult excursion through the music industry for Frontline Magazine. https://flmag.co.uk/article/sugababes-a-familiar-journey-through-the-turbulent-pop-machine/
  • Sharing stories and 'Heaux Tales' in Jazmine Sullivan's 4th studio album
    Sharing stories and 'Heaux Tales' in Jazmine Sullivan's 4th studio albumTrack by track, I delve into the messages of the trials and tribulations of sex and love in Jazmine Sullivan’s 4th studio album, ‘Heaux Tales’ for GUAP Magazine. https://guap.co.uk/sharing-stories-and-heaux-tales-jazmine-sullivan/
  • Me & My Afro Hair: A Chaotic Love Story
    Me & My Afro Hair: A Chaotic Love StoryIn a personal feature piece for Refinery29 Unbothered UK, I journeyed through my past and current relationship with my 4b/4c hair. https://www.refinery29.com/en-gb/4b-4c-hair-learning-to-love-my-afro
  • Pip Millett interview: “Change is hard but it's part of life”
    Pip Millett interview: “Change is hard but it's part of life”For Frontline Magazine, I had a chat with Manchester’s rising R&B/soul singer Pip Millett about familiarity, growth, change and her introspective and emotional Motion Sick EP. https://flmag.co.uk/article/pip-millett-interview-change-is-hard-moving-forward-is-hard-but-its-a-necessary-part-of-life/
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Work history
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    ContributorFrontline Magazine
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    • Researching music and culture and reporting through written feature pieces of the online blog. • Liasing with publicists and my editor to conduct artist interviews and create thorough and engaging interview pieces. • Keeping up to date with the latest pop culture and music news.
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    Freelance Journalistlaurenwritingthings
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    • Writing feature pieces on music, fashion, film, tv, beauty, music and culture for various online publications. • Bylines include REFINERY29 Unbothered UK, gal-dem, GUAP Magazine, Chapter Z Magazine, Sistem Magazine and more. • Liasing with publicists and editors to set up artist interviews and bring together a written article. • Updating my personal blog with all pieces of written work and using web design skills to edit my Wordpress site. • Creating social media content to promote my work. • Experimenting with multiple platforms to publish my work such as Wix, Wordpress, Instagram Guides, Blogger and more.
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Skills
  • Marketing
  • Social Media
  • Community Engagement
  • Journalism
  • Artist Interviews
  • Reporting
  • Research
  • Content Creation
  • Canva
  • Adobe Suite
Education
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    JournalismUniversity of The Arts London (UAL)
    London, United Kingdom
    Learning about traditional forms of journalism such as broadcast and radio as well as new forms such as multimedia and mobile journalism. In my final year I'll working on Artefact magazine and creating a digital-first multimedia publication with social media promotion, an accompanying magazine, video channel and podcast. In Year 1 we had in depth studies into Media Law and Ethics.
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    A LevelsAlexandra Park School Sixth Form
     - London, United Kingdom
    Studied English Literature, Media, Photography and Sociology