Joanna Abeyie – Founder and Director of Shine Media
Joanna Abeyie is a journalist, entrepreneur and TV presenter. She is the founder and director of Shine Media, a social enterprise that aims to increase diversity within the journalism industry, and also the founder and director of Flashing Lights – a brand new showbiz news website. Joanna is currently Staff Writer at Virgin Media magazine and is a showbiz reporter for Mr Paparazzi, Big Pictures, Mail Online and Entertainmentwise.
Funmi Anita Badmus – Online and Social Media Assistant
Funmi Anita Badmus graduated from Kingston University with a BA Hons in Journalism & Sociology, and is the Social Media Assistant for Shine Media. She has written for various online and print publications such as Phoenix Media and Kix Magazine. She also works as a volunteer youth worker with young people between the ages of 11-18 to help them run their own online magazine.