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Route Talks: Modern Journalism


Navigating through the world of modern journalism with insight and practical advice from leading writers and editors working across the fields of music, art, fashion and lifestyle.


James Manning (Time Out Magazine)
Liv Siddall (Riposte / Rough Trade Magazine / It's Nice That)
Morwenna Ferrier (The Guardian / The Observer / Grazia)


- How to pitch

- How to get paid

- Navigating the world of freelancing

- How clickbait news affects the quality of writing

- The future of written journalism in the multi-media age.


James Manning


James Manning is the City Life editor at Time Out, responsible for commissioning, editing and writing stories about London life for print and online. He also writes about music, nightlife, food, bars, art and culture. Follow him on Twitter @jamestcmanning.

Liv Siddall

Liv is a writer, editor and content producer who works across print, digital and radio.

Formerly the Editor of Rough Trade Magazine and host of Rough Trade Radio, and also Online Editor and Features Editor at It’s Nice That. Liv is now freelance and a contributing editor of Riposte Magazine.

Previously she has written for It’s Nice That, Riposte, Printed Pages, AnOther, Dazed, The British Journal of Photography, Mr Porter Journal, Grafik, Freunde Von Freunde, Amuseum, Beyond Magazine, St James Correspondent, The Debrief, Gymclass, Rookie, SomeSuch Stories and many more. She also records podcasts, give lectures and host events and panel discussions.

Morwenna Ferrier

Morwenna Ferrier is the online fashion editor for the Guardian. She is a former Contributing Editor to OFM and writes for the Observer New Review, Observer News and Guardian Guide as well as the Telegraph, Independent and Grazia.

Earlier Event: January 23
Mother! (Screening)
Later Event: January 31
Americana Fest UK