Louise Ridley is an award-winning freelance journalist based in London. Work she has edited has been longlisted for the Orwell Prize and shortlisted for the British Journalism Awards. She has spent much of her career working for digital media and sites aimed at young people, and was previously Special Projects Editor at HuffPost UK and News Editor for Longform and Special Projects at BuzzFeed UK. She also reported on the media industry for Media Week and Campaign magazines. She recently appeared as an interviewee in Voices of Powerful Women, a book speaking to 40 “successful and empowering women”.