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

First day of spring mood 🌸🌷🌺 https://t.co/E9dnYJPOp7

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 https://t.co/RmDRvuruI1

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 https://t.co/WSlCPhd9v2

COMING SOON ☀️⚡️✨🌙🍯#TaylorSwift #TheMusicIssue credits: Editor-In-Chief @amcelle, Photography @quentin_jones, Styling @gillibeans_, Creative Direction @thomas_meredith https://t.co/LibVW8kNcW

“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… https://t.co/qTPxTErupN

Cosmo requested we take this photo because, “look mummy, it’s a mummy” #sixyearoldhumor @ Greenpoint, Brooklyn https://t.co/c9IHvydtr1

BIG LOVE ❤️🖤💙 #happyvalentinesday https://t.co/Unb5QMJMfH

Important question https://t.co/RXCZokwfHA

COMING SOON: The March issue of @elleuk starring #MichelleWilliams is here to brighten up your feed on this cold and gray Tuesday ✨✨✨ https://t.co/tAALZFIVeC

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… https://t.co/qqDIKKl59N

THIS RIGHT HERE: “I want people to see this and realise if you are young, black and British you can 1OO percent excel in whatever lane you want,” says cover star Stormzy in the FEB issue… https://t.co/0J4YKZiyVx

Brand new Late Night Woman's Hour pod out now! @EmmaBarnett 's guests are @KenyaNHunt @junodawson and @VivGroskop and this week they're talking about Theresa May's public image, plus @BBCDoctorWho with @Whittaker_Jodie. Subscribe! https://t.co/5ZrzZI84gw

Excited to read this: The January issue of @elleuk starring @chrissyteigen - the woman who, as @lenadecasparis accurately says, is one of the best things on The Interwebs 💫 Shot by… https://t.co/jIditLVu9t

I could have sat and talked to @Kinglimaa Aden and cleowade about the power of creativity, activism, representation and intention all day (proven by the fact that our discussion ran so… https://t.co/jf1gVsnk1N

Proud of you! 👏🏾

Folks are acting as though we had no choice but to use tear gas at our border. But we have known about this group approaching for weeks. We could have had buses and agents ready to process people in an orderly and humane way. Instead, Trump closed the border and gassed them.

Regram - very excited to be moderating a discussion with cleowade and @Kinglimaa Aden next week about activism, fashion and poetry at #ELLEWeekender at @saatchi_gallery - get your tickets… https://t.co/gxOAz63WPZ

Throwback to some of my favourite hair days in honour of the upcoming discussion I’ll be chairing with the inimitable @hairlounge1999 luminous @freddieharrel and incomparable @lauramvula… https://t.co/3zluw1WDAs