Arts Journalists

Browse the directory of arts journalists below. We found 91 arts journalists listed.

Anna Severinenko

M.A. Journalist

Multilingual Journalist born in Russia, raised in Germany, based in Berlin, Paris and well.. somewhere in Europe mostly. Background in sociology, literature and fashion. Now writing on societal topics; deeply engaged with arts, with equality and a main interest in future-oriented issues.


Ilana Winterstein

Freelance Writer and Copywriter

Award-winning writer

United Kingdom

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Alix Rosenfeld

Dramaturg, Writer, Critic, Theatre Artist

A writer, dramaturg, and theatre artist based in Philadelphia. The national award-winner of the Kennedy Center’s Institute for Theatre Journalism and Advocacy in 2016 and critic fellow at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center.

Meghan Bellamy

Arts and Entertainment Journalist, Travel Blogger (link below), and Student

Versatile creative writer with interest in journalism, health, travel, and the arts. Vast range of publications. Freelance contributor. Copywriting experience as well. Contact: [email protected]

United States of America

Jennifer Danforth

Writer and Public Relations Professional

I am a Writer and Marketing and Public Relations professional that enjoys creative storyscaping and forming unique joint venture partnerships for my clients. My company, Alestra Marketing, Inc., is a social change communications agency that uses the power of stories, media and technology to change behavior, advance policy, build communities and transform thinking. Using a range of communications tools—pr, advertising, social media, video, design, research and everything in between—we build campaigns that create lasting change.


Beth Anne Larson

Rockstar writer, project manager, editor

What's your story? We're all more than what we do for a living. Nonetheless, for a portfolio site, I'll share what I'm passionate about in my working life. What lights my fire is helping people realize their own stories. It's about asking the right questions, in just the right way to get the details and the spirit of it all. You can read more about my work history and experience in my resume below and check out some of my writing samples, including videos, for which I wrote the scripts and storyboards. To view them, click the play icon, then enter password "viewme." Thanks for visiting!


Leon Horton

Arts, culture and lifestyle journalist

Leon Horton is a cultural journalist and humorist. After gaining his masters from the University of Salford, he drank himself into a corner working as a Court Reporter at Manchester Crown Court (wouldn't you?), lost the will to live writing "isn't everything great" bullshit for local advertising magazines, and enjoyed a failed stint as editor of Old Trafford News. His writing is published by Beat Scene Magazine (UK), International Times (UK), Literary Heist (Canada), Empty Mirror (US), Beatdom (UK), The Animals Voice (US), Erotic Review (UK), Beatdom (UK) and TheGayUK. In January 2019, he became a member of the European Beat Studies Network, an academic community of scholars, writers and artists concerned with the Beat Generation.

Andrea Calabretta

Freelance Writer, Editor & Content Strategist

I help companies and organizations use the power of language to define their brands, position themselves in the marketplace, and pursue the most effective content strategies. With experience in both the corporate and nonprofit sectors, I know how to communicate to a variety of different audiences and how to use content to engage and inspire. I am particularly interested in progressive, change-making initiatives, cultural institutions, and international work.


Samantha Willis

Journalist, Writer, Co-Creator of the Unmasking Series

Samantha Willis is an independent journalist and writer with a decade of print, digital, and broadcast media experience. Her work has appeared in publications including Glamour Magazine, Essence Magazine, HuffPost Life, Scalawag Magazine, and the Columbia Journalism Review, and within a wide range of Virginia-based media including WRIC ABC 8News, NBC 12 News, the Richmond Times-Dispatch, the Virginia Mercury, and VPM (Virginia's Home for Public Media). Willis' writing has earned multiple awards. Most recently, in April 2020, Willis earned a Virginia Press Association first place award for specialty arts writing, for her feature story on a University of Richmond photo exhibition in which city residents shared their lived experiences during the Civl Rights Era. In April 2019, her feature article about Brook Field Park, where Arthur Ashe first discovered and honed his love for tennis, helped Richmond Magazine win the Award for Journalistic Integrity and Community Service from the Virginia Press Association; it is the highest award the organization bestows. Willis has presented her work at conferences of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH), World Information Architecture Day, and the University of Michigan's School of Environment & Sustainability. Willis' writing consistently centers African American history, culture and perspectives. Her reporting explores contemporary issues of interest to Black Americans – like maternal health disparities which disproportionately impact Black mothers, and environmental justice campaigns responding to large-scale petrochemical pollution in majority-Black communities in Louisiana's "Cancer Alley." Samantha elevates the historical significance of Virginia's Black-built communities including Jackson Ward in Richmond, Ziontown in Henrico County, and Vinegar Hill in Charlottesville. She has interviewed a plethora of African American history-makers: groundbreaking NASA engineer Dr. Christine Darden and "Hidden Figures" author Margot Shetterly; legendary pianist Herbie Hancock; visual artist Howardena Pindell; Freedom Rider and wife of the late Rev. Wyatt Tee Walker Theresa Walker; and civil rights activist Esther Cooper Jackson, among others. In 2016, while working full time as arts editor at Richmond Magazine, Samantha co-created the Unmasking Series, a multi-day, anti-racism dialogue and workshop program. The series began in Richmond after a blackface scandal rocked the city (#UnmaskingRVA) and continued in Charlottesville (#UnmaskingCville) in June 2018, nearly a year after white supremacist groups brought deadly violence to the city. In partnership with Virginia Humanities and the Hampton Roads Community Foundation, Willis developed and presented an Unmasking program in the south Hampton Roads region in October and November 2019. A graduate of Hanover County Public Schools, Willis studied English and Creative Writing at Radford University. She is a member of the Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting, and a member of the Richmond Times-Dispatch Community Advisory Board. Willis lives in central Virginia with her husband Jamaal and three sons.

Daniela Grimberg


Hey there! I'm a journalist from Brazil and currently a PhD student of Media and Communication at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. I believe there is no better way to increase your sensibility about how people understand and share information, concepts, feelings and ideas than living in a new cultural environment – and putting your communication skills in practice whenever it's possible. At the same time, a perspective from "outside" also adds to the constant need of adaptation and innovation strategies that marks the communication industry, no matter where you are. Check out below some pieces of my work!