Experienced writer with a demonstrated history of working in the publishing industry. Skilled in creative writing, content management systems (CMS), writing, web content writing, blogging and copywriting. Strong media and communication professional with a Bachelor's degree focused in Drama and Theatre Arts from the University of Birmingham. I've written for fashion, lifestyle and tech industries. Currently, I'm looking to pursue arts/culture/lifestyle journalism. To view my writing you can visit my personal website, Yakk.Locked Pro Plan feature
I was commissioned to write two interview pieces for the Alhaus magazine and website. The first, on illustrator Kazvare Made It, has been published on the site. The second will go live in the August issue.
I was researching the history of fashion and other fashion related topics for OA, a high-end luxury women’s fashion brand. Using this research I wrote regular blog posts for the OA website and implemented SEO practices.
I write, upload and update articles on the Expert Reviews website. I also co-manage the social media sites, edit photos using Photoshop and ensure all content is SEO friendly.
I helped promote the three-day arts and culture festival through leafleting, online promotion and distributing marketing materials. I also assisted in marketing strategy meetings to offer insight into student engagement.
For three days I shadowed the script department, production and post-production departments for the TV show, Doctors.
I distributed marketing materials around Birmingham town centre to businesses and the public. I also co-managed their social media sites.
I gained an A Level in English Literature and Language and achieved a D*D*D* in Btec Performing Arts.
During my time here, I engaged in a number of drama societies, mostly writing-based, which allowed me to build on my scriptwriting skills. I also had a number of jobs alongside my studies.