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Wedaeli Chibelushi

Freelance journalist and copywriter

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  • LocationUnited Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsFreelance Journalist - Freelance Copywriter - Social Media Coordinator


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About me

Hello! I’m Wedaeli, a freelance writer. Culture, social politics and African affairs are my bag. I’ve written for publications like The Guardian, The Independent, and VICE. I've also produced copy for businesses such as Hawkins Bazaar. Additionally, I've hosted talks and workshops on a range of topics, from music journalism to freelance copywriting. In my spare time, I swim, read, and teach myself Swahili. Hujambo?


  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Journalism
  • Podcasting
  • Copywriting
  • SEO
  • Social Media
  • Editing
  • Public Speaking
  • Research
  • Communications

Work history


Freelance Copywriter

Self Employed

Oct 2014
  • Norwich, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Freelance writer for national businesses, such as Hawkins Bazaar. Trained by the Work Write (previously the UEA Writers Service) to research and write for SEO purposes. I have produced original web content, slogans, commercial blog posts. I have also rewritten web inner-pages and sourced appropriate imagery. Additionally, I gave a talk at UEA's Working With Words conference on freelance writing. My work can be found here:


Freelance Journalist

Self Employed

Sep 2014
  • Norwich, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • I write well-researched, original articles for digital and print publications. My work has appeared in titles such as The Independent, VICE and The Guardian. Topics include social politics, African affairs and culture. I have also co-taught a music journalism workshop at the BBC Radio One Academy and been a speaker on BBC Asian Network. My journalism can be found here:


May 2016 - Jun 2017
  • Norwich, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • I edited and wrote features and news stories for digital B2B magazines. My favourite tasks were commissioning features to freelancers and managing the freelance budget. Other responsibilities included: conducting daily news meetings, liaising with sales and design teams, managing social media presence.



Sep 2012
  • Norwich, United Kingdom
  • I studied English and American Literature and graduated with a 2:1.



Entry scholarship

University of East Anglia

  • As a result of my A Level results (A, A, A*), I received a scholarship award from University of East Anglia.