Filiz Taylan Yuzak

Blog Writer

Skills?
• Journalism: Feature writing, pitching, research, interviewing, proofreading, editing, transcription

• Technical: Advanced computer literacy (Windows, Internet and Microsoft Office programs), uploading articles and pictures on different CMSs, speed typing

• Languages: Translation, English (Fluent), French (Advanced), Turkish (Native)

• Miscellaneous: Capability of taking initiative, high performance while working independently and under pressure

Loves to write about...
• Journalism practices, life in London, films, cultural and artistic events, food and drink, lifestyle

Fluent in?
• English, Turkish and French

London, United Kingdom

Portfolio

LondonJazzNews

Review: E17 Large Ensemble at Kings Place

Jazz Concert Review: E17 Large Ensemble (Kings Place, 31 May 2014)

londranotlari (Personal Blog)

Chinese Tea Tasting in The Middle of London

My Chinese tea tasting experience in London

londranotlari (Personal Blog)

A Brainstorming Session with George Brock About the Future of Journalism

My impressions on a meeting with George Brock, Head of Journalism at City University and former journalist

THE GUARDIAN

Cine-files: Curzon Mayfair, London

My review about Curzon Mayfair cinemas

TED Talks

Jackson Katz: "Violence Against Women: It's A Men's Issue" (Translation)

Jackson Katz asks a very important question that gets at the root of why sexual abuse, rape and domestic abuse remain a problem: What's going on with men?

TED Talks

Lisa Bu: "How Books Can Open Your Mind?" (Translation)

Lisa Bu has built a career helping people find great stories to listen to. Now she tells her own story.

www.akbanksanat.com (18th Istanbul Akbank Jazz Festival website)

Olcay Saral - Anadolu Evolution

Turkish pianist Olcay Saral goes back to musical roots of Anatolia

www.akbanksanat.com (18th Istanbul Akbank Jazz Festival website)

123: “The cold bites you like the night; wake up now!”

Turkish indie band 123

www.akbanksanat.com (18th Istanbul Akbank Jazz Festival website)

Far East Revisited

A music project bringing together two ensembles from Amsterdam...

www.akbanksanat.com (18th Istanbul Akbank Jazz Festival website)

Ways by Şenol Küçükyıldırım

Lingering in the world of free jazz...

www.akbanksanat.com (18th Istanbul Akbank Jazz Festival website)

İlhan Erşahin: I Led Three Lives

A brand new pursuit of musical journey from renowned jazz saxophonist Erşahin

Nokta Magazine (Turkish weekly news magazine)

Kurtlar Vadisi'nin Panzehiri Yeşilçam Melodramları

Turkish melodramas: are they still valid in today's world? (post in Turkish)

www.erkansaka.net (Erkan's Field Diary)

Uzaktan ve Ücretsiz Ama Kaliteli Eğitim mi İstiyorsunuz? Coursera'ya Buyrun!

My detailed account of Coursera, free and online distance learning platform (post in Turkish)

Nokta Magazine

Abdülhamid'den Yadigar İstanbul Fotoğrafları

İstanbul photographs from the Ottoman Palace archives (post in Turkish)

Nokta Magazine

Geçmişe Davetlisiniz

A different type of collecting: circumcision feast photography (post in Turkish)

Yeni Haber newspaper (local Turkish newspaper published in Brussels)

Çikolata kokulu kent, Brüksel…

My impressions from Brussels (post in Turkish)

Nokta Magazine

"Fotoğrafını çektiren kişi özgürlüğün vaadine hala inanıyor demektir."

A review of "Portraits of Women under Captivity" exhibition by German photographer Eva Haule (post in Turkish)

Nokta Magazine

"Elazığ-Viyana" Ekspresinde Bir Baba-Oğul...

Exploring Turkish immigrant workers' life in 1960s Vienna with photographs (post in Turkish)

www.erkansaka.net (Erkan's Field Diary)

George Brock'la Gazeteciliğin Geleceği Konulu Bir Beyin Fırtınası...

My impressions on a meeting with George Brock, Head of Journalism at City University and former journalist (post in Turkish)

Nokta Magazine

Panayır Coşkusu

Interview with Turkish Jazz pianist Ayşe Tütüncü on her last album "Panayir" and gig at London Jazz Festival (post in Turkish)