BLACK, FEMALE AND CHRISTIAN! I’M A MINORITY CREATIVE

In case you missed it: Hi, I’m Paula and I’m Black, a woman and a Christian. Now that you have been caught up to speed, welcome. Being part of a subsection of a subsection of a subsection of society (a subsection squared, if you like!) in the creative industry is an interesting and unique experience […]

DO I WANT TO BE PART OF A RACIST BRITISH MEDIA INDUSTRY? RAHEEM STERLING, STORMZY AND MORE…

As a trainee journalist, when people say bad things about the media industry I feel personally attacked. I believe the media is an important part of every society. It should serve as the voice and mirror of the people, reflecting what is happening but also shouting about what should be happening. It is the belief […]

PAULA MELISSA – THE FREELANCE DIGITAL MEDIA SUPERWOMAN

A couple of weeks ago I confirmed a new freelance client. I will be providing social and digital media help, alongside some PR, photography and marketing support. It was very exciting to be hired by a business to do this because it is essentially what I do for myself and have done for other people […]

DARREN APPIAGYEI: CARVING UP A STORM – GUEST POST

By Chijioke Anosike What do you get when you mix exotic wood with a man who lives for attention to detail? You get In The Grain, Darren Appiagyei’s, product design company which specialises in bespoke wooden pieces to cater to your tastes.   In The Grain is a design company which aim is to give unique […]

GATHERING OF QUEENS – WHY WE MUST REFER TO OURSELVES AS QUEENS

There is nothing better than being surrounded by beautiful (inside and out), strong, empowered women – all supporting and motivating each other. – This is what is known as a Gathering of Queens. My uni’s African Affairs Network organised a social event they called ‘the Gathering of Queens’. I was instantly hooked and promised myself […]

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