Georgina Lawton

Georgina Lawton is a freelance journalist, editor, speaker, and former Guardian columnist. She writes features and columns on identity politics, women's lifestyles, and travel for a range of outlets. Her work has appeared in publications such as Time Out, Independent, Dazed, Bustle, Travel + Leisure, Marie Claire, Vice, The Times, and Croydon Guardian. Also a speaker at events, she has been featured on BBC 5Live, Newsnight, Sky News, the Victoria Derbyshire show, Radio 4, and others. She is the author of “Raceless & Black Girls Take World” and a presenter and producer of The Secrets in Us podcast on Audible.

• 10+ years of experience as a journalist, writer, editor, and on-air presenter
• Former weekly columnist for The Guardian’s Family section
• Former lifestyle news writer at Bustle
• Completed editorial internships at Marie Claire, The Times, and The Independent
• Won the "YJA" Young Journalist Of The Year Award in 2011
• Received a bachelor's degree in English literature from the University of Warwick

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