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Writers

You might be a young talented journalist in the making, or an experienced content writer looking for opportunities to publish your work. We offer writers a great opportunity to grow their portfolios, gain experience and contribute on regular or occasional basis.

Articles must be celebratory and cover any of the categories below

  • Fashion (men, women, or children’s)
    Fashion styles influenced by Africa. African related fashion news & events, best designers, new vloggers and models, celebrity style and shopping
  • Talent
    Models, MUAs, photographers, dramatic, stylists, entrepreneur
  • Music
    Afrobeats – Afrohouse (reviews: albums and EP, gigs, new releases, tour news and artist interviews)
  • Beauty & Hair
    Articles on what’s popping with products suitable for women of colour. (Interviews, writing features, liaising with PRs to review products)
  • Lifestyle & Culture
    Event features, art, travel, books, fitness, influence, historical figures/individuals
  • Careers
    Informative articles on different courses relating to Fashion & digital media/journalism that are available to post-secondary students and; career ideas for prospects who haven’t yet chosen their specific course of study. Insight into growing industries and job markets that need digital skilled professionals; Student success stories and profiles of student entrepreneurs or notable students, how-to articles on the latest student-friendly apps and technology. CV and job search advice

Currently writing positions are voluntary but we will pay travel expenses to events we are often invited to cover. Please complete form below to express your interest. Or email us with the information requested below to updateus [at] africafashion.co.uk using the subject line ‘Writing for Africa Fashion’.

Thank you!

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Young talented journalist in the making?

If you are a media or journalism graduate, then you’ll know that in order to get a great job – you need experience and in order to get experience, you need a relevant job. It’s a classic catch-22. We are passionate about supporting media and journalism students, that need real world experience. We can help you become a published author. Not only that, you will also gain a better understanding of what it means to be published in the 21st century – using the skills you have learnt at college or university and gaining new tools and techniques in the field.

We are happy to provide a reference for any writers or other media creatives who contribute to the site.
 Apply now and get your articles on-line via this credible, well respected website and take full credit for your work.

We offer opportunities to:

  • Pitch your articles/features to be published
  • Liaise with PRs and developing external relationships
  • Attend events and press days
  • Develop your online writing skills to produce stories fully credited to you
  • Learn about how an online publication works
  • Discuss some ideas with you, give you guidance on how to choose a story, research and write it.
  • Have your work fully credited and promoted across social media to develop your network, audience, and portfolio. Back-links can be provided to any personal site you may have

 

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