Africa Style Daily Founder Zandile Blay has recently been tapped by Syracruse University to teach its Fashion & Beauty Journalism courses. Syracruse is a private research university located in Syracuse, New York.
Blay, also a graduate of Syracruse University, took to twitter and Huffington Post, where she also serves as a contributor, yesterday, to announce the great news. Blay will begin teaching this fall semester. Congratulations to Zandile Blay. Ladybrille Magazine wishes her great success in her new role.
Zandile Blay is a Style & Culture columnist. She is currently Fashion & Beauty Journalism Lecturer at Syracuse University and Editor-At-Large for SCENE Magazine. Blay was formerly Digital Fashion Editor for ESSENCE Magazine, Women’s Fashion Editor for Paper Magazine and Readers Editor at SEVENTEEN Magazine. Her work has appeared in New York Magazine online, InStyle, Teen People, The New York Sun, The Daily News and America Online, amongst others. As a leading fashion blogger, she founded the British Vogue recognized fashion news blog, The Blay Report, and the newly created Africa Style Daily.
Blay holds an undergraduate degree in Broadcast Journalism from the Newhouse School at Syracuse University and a Masters in Fashion from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London. She is a 2012-2013 Semi-Finalist for the Nieman Journalism Fellowship at Harvard University.
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