ALT A REVIEW Art & Culture Bespoke print newspaper and online media outlet for black and brown people and minority groups: celebrating diversity in the creative industries: big live A List events and red carpets coverage. A progressive platform celebrating diversity and inclusion.
ALT A is the beginning of a new era in publishing aimed at the well-heeled media consumer, presenting a unique cultural lens to the arts. Our quarterly premier newspaper is fast becoming the mouthpiece of the UK creative community through its projection of first-class editorial happenings within the ever-evolving diverse arts fraternity.
“Our role is to harness and celebrate the evolution of creatives and creative enterprise today”. – Joy Coker, Editor and Founder.
We exist to bring you the entertainment you love to enjoy, the UK you love! Navigate a wider landscape as we discuss and promote bespoke global events mapping the art and entertainment scene of the African diaspora.
We champion our competition by presenting an impeccable showcase and connection with the A List spanning not just the UK, but globally.
The result: A bespoke arts & culture print and online media outlet, presenting a unique cultural lens to the arts. Our small team is comprised of journalists, communications experts, writers, and sales and development executives.
Since launching we have a sizeable number of content partners that bring a personalised touch to well researched and executed journalism “championing entertainment that champions diversity”.
Travel with us as we continue this journey…
Meet our women-led team:
Joy: Founder/ Editorial Director
Prior to this adventure Joy has worked in both corporate and arts Marketing and Public Relations, coming to the table with over two decades experience of brand management, PR, Marketing and Events Management and Creation.
As a Communications Consultant, she gave comms advice to the Black Cultural Archives, and curated their first film festival in 2019. Additionally, she works as a freelance Brand Consultant for varied small to mid-size enterprises. For Editor invites/speaking/photographic engagements, event coverage, brand endorsement, or advertising, paid partnerships / sponsorship.
Phoebe: Editorial Assistant, PA
Phoebe is a committed English Literature graduate with a love for global politics and policy. As well as her BA she holds a master’s degree in Conflict, Security and Development from The University of Sussex and hopes to become a war journalist in the future.
Phoebe performs administrative and organisational duties for Alt A, as well as writing and proofreading content for both the blog and print edition.
For news desk and the editor’s diary/invites and interview request
Brikena: Marketing, Social Media Executive
Brikena is an International Business Management graduate with a specific focus on Marketing and strategic challenges. She has a passion for journalism and graduated from The Anglia Ruskin University. Her role at Alt A includes liaising with client, customer, and external agencies, attending industry events and conferences, and general tasks which enhance and grow our brand and vision.
Marketing queries and partnerships Brikena directly
Anni: Theatre Contributor
Folasade: Health & Wellness Editor
UK born, Folasade currently resides in Ghana, she is a trained aromatherapist, botanical stylist, creativity mentor, and certified holistic mental health coach. Folasade is a versatile individual whose professions span far and wide, ranging from featuring in Brazilian Vogue to being a celebrated florist in Berlin… She curates’ wellness courses and has over ten years of experience in naturopathic practices. Folasade takes pride in her mixed West-African heritage and is in constant search of African indigenous plant medicines and practices.
Abigail: Film Contributor
Make A Donation: Support Diversity and Inclusion in the Creative Industries: “ethnic newspapers make up less than 5% of the publishing industry”
Donate to Alt-A
We are an independent journalism platform promoting diversity and inclusion in the arts. As we do not have a paywall to read our platform, our female-led team are looking for ways to fundraise