I use my Instagram account as a platform to share fashion, culture and faith content.
My Instagram account has 1.8K Followers.
I also post interviews and updates on my freelance journey there.
My name is Cheyenne Darko, I am 22 years old and a freelance journalist.
I discovered my passion for writing during my first internship with Lloyds Banking Group and from there decided to start Pepper and get involved with different platforms that champion the topics I am passionate about. My writing niches include: faith, fashion and culture.
- FT Style digital byline on change makers in the style industry https://www.ft.com/content/d7c1fd88-adbd-402a-92a0-16efa0656c1b
- FT How to Spend It digital byline on pink places around the world https://www.ft.com/content/15f83a8f-fb4a-435e-a1fb-e60641c37330#comments-anchor
- Managing the @FTGlobetrotter Instagram account throughout June and co-running the @FTWeekend Instagram account throughout July
- 11 print bylines in FT Weekend doing the SNAPSHOT (weekly news-in-brief on photography exhibitions and book releases)
I don’t just write about fashion, I make fashion.
My skillset includes feature writing, interviewing, UK media law, fact-checking, social media, SEO and video editing (basic).
MA Newspaper Journalism @ City, University of London (grade pending)
BA Politics & International Studies @ University of Warwick (1st class graduate with 82% dissertation)
MY BA DISSERTATION PROJECT IS TITLED:
To what extent, if any, is fashion a political tool?
Addressing the following questions:
A) Is fashion a valid form of political participation?
B) How much weight do personal fashion choices hold over one’s activist efforts?