Meet the ladies behind catchavibe.co.uk. A website that showcases the UK’s black culture:
Founder & Editor
Alice GbeliaAlice Gbelia Alice is an experienced Web Content Manager who has worked for companies such as Sky and Red Bee Media. Alice loved the concept of a cultural magazine dedicated to black arts and culture and decided to get involved. From producing the website to recruiting the writers and defining the marketing strategy, Alice has been pivotal in the running and success of Catch a Vibe.
Alice’s favourite hangouts in London: Wherever you can find live music: Momo, Vibe bar, Market Place, Jazz Café, etc… // Spitafields Market: for unique designer fashion at unbeatable prices.
Elizabeth SalmonElizabeth Salmon – Literature & Spoken Word Elizabeth has always been a keen reader and whilst studying towards a BA in English Literature she joined the writing ranks of catchavibe.co.uk back when it was still Say it Loud. Since then she has continued to read and write for catchavibe.co.uk and expand her portfolio of writing. She has an MSc in Politics and currently volunteers at the Citizens Advice Bureau.
Where can you find Elizabeth? At independent bookstores. Large central libraries like Swiss Cottage Library, Forbidden Planet or – predictably – chilling at a cafe with old friends from university talking about books.
Reshma Madhi – Arts and Fashion editor for Catch a VibeReshma Madhi – Fashion & Arts Reshma has contributed to various publications since her student days, including reviews of new music artists for Unlimited Media and features for Arberry Pink. She has also been broadcasting for a community radio station based in Essex. Reshma is currently working as a researcher for a legal industry publication while contributing for Catch a Vibe as the Arts and Fashion Editor.
You’re most likely to find Reshma in Life Café in Lewisham – or in the Southbank area, visiting some of the main stops for culture vultures in London.