Stephanie Sy-Quia

Freelance Writer

Level
Mid Level
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
Locked Pro Plan feature
Professions
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Projects credited in

About me

I'm a freelance writer and critic based in London. Writing of mine has appeared in The Financial Times Weekend Magazine, The i newspaper, The Spectator, The Times Literary Supplement, and others. I am also a copywriter and have worked on an array of projects. I am a member of the Ledbury Emerging Poetry Critics mentorship scheme and in 2018 I was shortlisted for the FT Bodley Head Essay prize.

Skills

  • Writing
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Fact Checking
  • Editing Proofreading
  • Magazine Production
  • Office Management
  • Copywriting
  • Academic Research
  • Academic Writing
  • Analysis

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Monocle

    Monocle

    • Publishing
  • The Economist

    The Economist

    • Publishing
  • T

    The New York Times

    • L

      Landor Associates

      Work history

      Currently

      Freelance Writer

      (Various)

      Feb 2019
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Writing of mine has appeared in The Financial Times Weekend Magazine, The i newspaper, The Spectator, The Times Literary Supplement, and others. I am also a copywriter and have worked on an array of projects. I am a member of the Ledbury Emerging Poetry Critics mentorship scheme and in 2018 I was shortlisted for the FT Bodley Head Essay prize. I specialise in reviewing contemporary fiction, with special interest in Californian counterculture 1948-1990, feminism, and nation-building. I have experience reporting abroad both for magazine and radio content.

      Currently

      Front of House/Researcher

      Monocle

      Jan 2018
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • - Part of the team providing support to the Editor in Chief - Perform a range of administrative tasks within the office, including building maintenance and assisting the editorial team. - Work as a reporter/researcher for Monocle's digital radio station, Monocle 24. - Regularly do the paper review live on air. - Reporting specialises on arts coverage. - For Monocle Magazine, I write copy across all five sections, proofread, fact-check, and research stories.

      2017

      Opinion Assistant (Intern)

      The New York Times

      Sep 2016 - Mar 2017
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Internship
      • - Translation work from French to English and vice versa - Edited letters - Wrote captions, tweets and Facebook blurbs - Fact-checked op-eds - Proof-read opinion pages to close - Worked remotely with offices in New York and Hong Kong, to deadlines in three timezones

      2014

      Junior Strategist

      Landor Associates

      Sep 2014 - Oct 2014
      • San Francisco, United States
      • Internship
      • - Helped strategise the rebrand of a major entertainment company - Took part in an urban redevelopment initiative in Tokyo - Research for my superiors - Prepared briefs - Took part in naming projects - Helped with client pitches

      2011

      Editorial Assistant

      The Economist

      Oct 2011 - Oct 2011
      • Paris, France
      • Internship
      • - Assisted the Paris Bureau Chief - Proof-read - Fact-checked

      Education

      2016

      BA(Hons) English Language and Literature 2:1

      University of Oxford

      Oct 2013 - Jul 2016
      • Oxford, United Kingdom

      2013

      4 A Levels (A*A*A*B), 1 Extended Project (A)

      The Kings School Canterbury

      Sep 2009 - Jul 2013
      • Canterbury, United Kingdom