Eleanor Ross has been a journalist for the last ten years and has worked for the Guardian, Newsweek and The i newspaper. Her main focus is on humanitarian issues and foreign affairs, and she has reported from across Asia and the Middle East. Her specialism is east Asian geopolitics but she's just as happy covering stories on Lebanese wine and urban regeneration in the US.
Eleanor is also the author of Outdoor London: Green Spaces and Escapes Around the Capital (2019, Quarto) and has an upcoming book out on London Art Galleries and Museums in July 2020 with Quarto.
She also writes for theatre and her last play, It Rains Diamonds On Jupiter, was awarded a bunch of four and five stars by critics. Her short plays have been performed across London theatres, including at the Arcola, the Pleasance and the Old Red Lion, and she co-produces a new writing night which focuses on political theatre called Unfolded with her production company, Some People Productions.
Good Enough: The Myth of Success and How to Celebrate the Joy in Average was published by Hodder in 2020.
Kitty Ruskin is a journalist at The Times and Sunday Times. After completing a Masters in Literature from the University of Edinburgh, she started her career in fashion writing and (less glamorously) in writing profiles for wedding bands.
Now she writes about women’s issues, mental health, and specialises in social media strategy.
She lives in Stoke Newington with her friend Stella and several ailing plants.
Nadine White is a multi-award winning journalist who joined The Independent as Britain's first Race Correspondent in March '21 where she focuses on amplifying stories around marginalised communities. She previously worked at HuffPost UK and The Voice – Britain’s longest-running Black newspaper.
This year, Nadine was named as a Forbes 30 Under 30 Honouree and BBC 1Xtra Future Figure. In 2020, she won the Paulette Wilson Windrush Award after becoming the first Black reporter to be shortlisted for the prestigious Paul Foot Award in its history. Her investigative work has also been acknowledged by the British Journalism Awards and Amnesty International, the world's leading human rights organisation.
Terri White is Editor-in-Chief of Bauer Media’s flagship film and entertainment brand, Empire. White is an award-winning editor with nineteen years’ experience working for publishing companies on both sides of the Atlantic. She joined Bauer from Time Out North America, where she was Editor-in-Chief of Time Out New York and Time Out Chicago, overseeing editorial direction and content across all platforms. Previously, White was Editor of men’s freemium title ShortList.
White is also a writer, having been published in The Guardian, Guardian Weekend, The Sunday Times Style, Grazia, Q, Red, Elle, Caught by the River, Refinery 29, Hole & Corner and The Observer magazine. She contributed to My Old Man, a book of essays on fathers, (Canongate in 2016) and has just published her first book, Coming Undone, A Memoir (Canongate, 2020).
White is the current Entertainment Magazine Editor of the Year (British Society of Magazine Editors), was named one of the 150 Female Leaders redefining the creative industries by The Dots in 2017, BSME Entertainment Editor of the Year (Highly Commended) in 2016, was named one of Folio’s Top Women in US Media in 2015 and BSME’s Men’s Magazine of the Year in 2010.
She has spoken at media conferences around the world, including Social Media Week New York; the Magazine Design Conference in Oslo; The Modern Magazine conference in London, Magfest in Edinburgh and Ad Week Europe, for which she conducted live interviews with Former Vice President Al Gore, actors Stanley Tucci and Richard E Grant and director Edgar Wright. She is also a broadcaster, regularly appearing on Radio 4, Talk Radio, BBC London, Sky News, BBC News, ITV News, LBC and is a regular host on the weekly Pilot TV Podcast.
White was recently made Fellow of the RSA (The Royal Society for Arts, Manufactures and Commerce), in recognition of her work in journalism and contribution to the magazine industry.