Selected work experience

Crack Magazine (July 2018 – Present):

Event and festival reviews; music criticism across several genres

Atlas Obscura (March 2018 – Present):                                       

Reportage on culture, history, and politics worldwide

fRoots (March 2018 – Present):

Profile feature writing; research on Nigerian musical culture

Condé Nast Traveller (February 2018 – Present):                   

Writing on music and global affairs through the lens of travel

Resident Advisor (March 2017 – Present):

Album reviews; festival and event coverage

Ransom Note (August 2016 – Present):

Editorial work; news and feature writing in a fast-paced environment

The Wire (March 2016 – Present):

Feature writing on worldwide music scenes; event reviews

The Vinyl Factory (February 2016 – Present):

Articles on musical history, soul, hip hop, and jazz

Flashback Records (September 2013 – Present):

Branch management; record buying and valuation

Shabana Mahmood MP(September 2011 – June 2012):

Press release writing; casework; electoral campaigning; parliamentary meetings

Education and qualifications

Undergraduate Degree (July 2013):

BSc (Hons) Politics & English Language – Upper Second Class

A-Level (June 2009):

Politics – A, English Literature – B, Philosophy & Ethics – B

GCSE (June 2007):

Religious Studies – A*, History – A, English Language – A, Geography – A, ICT – A, Design & Technology – A, English Literature – B, Science (Double Award) – B, Mathematics – B, French – B