Esra

Esra Gurkan

Content Marketing Manager

Location icon United Kingdom

I have a strong background in content marketing, social media, journalism and digital working across a wide range of networks and companies from CNN and the MailOnline to The Guardian and News UK. I thrive in a busy newsroom, studio or start-up and am innovative thinking, able to remain calm within a high-pressure environment and have an innate ability to manage many different projects at once.

I am also a fully trained NCTJ-accredited Journalist after completing the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) Multimedia Journalism qualification at the Press Association.

Portfolio
Evening Standard
12/20/2017
Meryl Streep 'she knew' posters pop up around Los Angeles

Posters claiming that Meryl Streep was aware of Harvey Weinstein's alleged sex crimes have popped up around Los Angeles, bearing the words "she knew". The posters feature an image of Streep, 68, with Weinstein, 65, and a red banner with the claim that "she knew" across her eyes.

CNN Style
02/12/2016
The BAFTA photographer who gets intimate with the stars - CNN

You might not have heard of Greg Williams, but you will undoubtedly have seen his work. He has photographed poster campaigns for James Bond, countless members of Hollywood's elite and in war zones in Burma and Sierra Leone.

Mail Online
11/02/2016
First episodes of Netflix's £100m royal biopic reviewed

FEMAIL has seen the first two episodes of Netflix biopic The Crown The opening scenes of lavish £100m drama see the Queen coping with George VI's death and being made aware that she must take the throne Chemistry between Philip and the young Queen shown via stolen glances Margaret's relationship with Captain Peter Townsend also features Netflix's eagerly awaited £100million series about the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh's early relationship portrays the blossoming royal romance as a tender...

Tech Nation
01/30/2018
How to start, scale and exit, with Wendy Tan White MBE - Tech Nation

At Tech City UK's quarterly strategy workshop earlier this month, we were privileged to have Wendy Tan White MBE - entrepreneur, investor and a member of our Board - come to discuss some of the key challenges related to the rollercoaster that is scaling a digital business.

Mail Online
01/30/2017
Travel-mad couple take their baby globetrotting across 20 countries

Naomi Jacques, 33, from Liverpool, and her husband, Steve, 39, enjoy travelling Determined to show their daughter Betty the world, they took her with them Betty, three, has now visited over 20 different countries with her parents Family returned to Liverpool as Naomi pregnant with couple's second child They say Betty 'loves' flying and is asking when they'll next go on a plane This intrepid toddler already has more stamps in her passport than most adults, after her travel-mad parents brought...

CNN Style
03/08/2016
The 'accidental' art dealer who made Banksy - CNN

Over the last decade, London-based Bristol-born art dealer Steve Lazarides has worked with some of the biggest names in international street art. This month, the 47-year-old has launched a landmark exhibition, celebrating ten years of his Lazarides Gallery.