Photography:  Tristan Bejawn

Photography: Tristan Bejawn

Writing and Journalism

I apply my interest in culture, social justice and philosophy to writing about charities, urban community, multiculturalism, underground music and issues affecting young people in London.

My writing about has been featured in publications including The Guardian, BBC Stories and Pitchfork. I have appeared on multiple broadcast channels such as BBC Radio 4, BBC London News and ITV News. I have a bi-weekly online column for British GQ called All City, in which I report on youth culture and social politics in London.

I’m writing a nonfiction book about my experiences reporting on young urban life in London, and I’m represented by Matthew Turner at Rogers, Coleridge & White.

Check out my writing portfolio to see more of my work.


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Youth Work

My youth- and community-work experience lies in delivering mentoring programmes for young people in schools, youth clubs, community centres and prisons. I have worked for organisations including The Access Project, The Advocacy Academy, Spark Inside, Spiral, Franklin Scholars and Young Urban Arts Foundation.

I am founder and coordinator of Hero’s Journey, a group discussion and mentoring programme for teenage boys delivered at Marcus Lipton Community Centre in Brixton since September 2015.

Check out my youth work experience.


Qualifications

Narrative Non-Fiction Writing Short Course (March 2017), City University

MSc Political Theory (September 2015), London School of Economics and Political Science

BSc Economics and Politics (July 2013), University of Bristol

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