SYRACUSE, NY (November 8, 2011) – The National Association of Black Journalists, Syracuse University chapter (NABJ-SU) will host Zandile Blay, Online Fashion Editor of ESSENCE Magazine and a Style Columnist for the Huffington Post on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at 6:30 p.m. in The Miron Special Events Room (Newhouse 3, Room 303).
Based on a series of questions concerning how she’s made it in the fashion magazine industry, Blay will discuss how she’s “Making it in Magazines” in Q-&-A-style.
Blay was formerly Fashion Market Editor for Paper Magazine. Her work has appeared in New York Magazine Online, InStyle, Seventeen, Teen People, The New York Sun, The Daily News and America Online, amongst others. In addition she launched the British Vogue recognized fashion news blog, The Blay Report, and the newly created Africa Style Daily.
Blay earned her Bachelor of Science in Journalism from the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. She earned her Masters of Fashion from Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design in London. She is originally from Ghana, West Africa.
In 2002, while studying at Syracuse University, Blay established and founded the National Association of Black Journalists, Syracuse University chapter.