Kenya Hunt

Kenya Hunt

Author, Broadcaster, Journalist

Kenya Hunt is an award-winning writer and editor based in London.

In November 2017, she became the Deputy Editor of ELLE and has since helped shape the magazine’s ground-breaking issues, including the Sustainability issue of September 2018, and covered the Royal Wedding live from Windsor as a part of the Sky News team. A vocal advocate for diversity in the fashion industry, she also runs a mentorship program for young aspiring BAME creatives, which she founded in 2015.. She has written articles for The Guardian, American Vogue, InStyle, Marie Claire, The Evening Standard and more. She is also a semi-frequent guest on BBC Woman’s Hour and has made live and taped television broadcast appearances on BBC Breakfast, Sky News, Lifetime Television and more.
An American based in England, she lives south of the river in London with her husband and two adorable sons.

Kenya Hunt @KenyaNHunt

Have started regularly cold calling friends for the first time in about eight years after burning out on all the various group chats. Love it and highly recommend

I wrote about abortion and rage.

PRS/agents who want to sit in interviews with celeb clients; No one benefits. Journos always write that the star they have a PR sat next to them. reader is disappointed, writer dismayed, interview a wet blanket. Celebs shd be mature enough to handle interviews if not don’t do it

The ‘me too.’ Movement was founded in Alabama - Selma, AL to be exact.
It came out of a need to fill a void for the local Black and Brown girls whose lives had been affected by various forms of sexual violence…

First show back on the circuit @prada #cruising

Proud and honoured to have been a part of this year’s @bfc NEWGEN judging panel 💫Congrats to all the incredibly talented winners announced today and a big thank you to sarahmower_ for having me!

Need something to get you through your post-Easter weekend mid-morning slump?

Tune in to BBC Radio 4 at 11:30 a.m. to catch @KenyaNHunt celebrating black fashion designers and investigating how the fashion world grapples race here:

Can we please talk for a moment about Sansa's outfit? Please tell me that I'm not alone... I'm obsessed with this look. @GameOfThrones

Last year, I was asked to explore the ever evolving conversation around race in fashion for the BBC and chose to celebrate the work of those very few black designers working and thriving…

tamumcpherson was one of the first real friends I made on the European fashion week circuit. It was my first day in Milan, I was headed into a Blumarine show and the mutual joy and love…

A special Karl collector’s edition of @elleuk - artwork by @gillbutton words by me

COMING SOON: Actor @JodieComer star of #KillingEve in conversation with #PhoebeWallerBridge, the woman behind all our fav British shows 🔪*insert guinea pig emoji here*

Jesus she’s good at this job

Always a joy seeing duroolowu (who kindly let a very lit baby Bruno take over his shop today.) Excited to share our inspiring conversation as part of a special broadcast coming soon

Grateful to know you, dear friend! 👊🏾

‘I’m a feminist. I’ve been a female for a long time now. I’d be stupid not to be on my own side.’ -Maya Angelou #MOOD #HappyInternationalWomensDay

“Peace! Peace! He is not dead, he doth not sleep. He hath awakened from the dream of life.” Karl Lagerfeld quoted Percy Bysshe Shelley when we discussed mortality during an interview…

Cosmo requested we take this photo because, “look mummy, it’s a mummy” #sixyearoldhumor @ Greenpoint, Brooklyn

Took a very short break from mat leave to come out and host our first mentor and mentee gathering of the year. Have seen so much growth in this group during the past three years. Proud of…