Stephen Emms founded The Kentishtowner in 2010. He has written about travel, food and the arts for broadsheets including The Guardian, Independent, and Sunday Times, and owns long-running music agency EMMS Publicity (est. 2001). His Bench Marks column in Time Out, which documented stories behind memorial benches, became an acclaimed pop-up gallery in 2009.
Tom Kihl runs Kihl Media, a boutique digital agency providing editorial content and social media strategy to brands, record labels, festivals, TV shows and more. He’s a longterm hack who worked previously as Deputy Editor of DJ Magazine and Managing Editor at Ministry of Sound and has lived in the area all his life.
Tim Sowula is a born and bred Kentishtowner. He works in comms around the world, but his perfect day would be spent on the heath, with a night out in the old Kentish Town pool club. @TimSowula
Gav Duffy is a musician and freelances in Music PR and management. He lived in NW1 for years, and now divides his time between there and Dalston. He has a penchant for all things lupine. @Raisedby_Wolves
Model and beauty journalist Clare Zerny led the ultimate glamorous lifestyle, but she never escaped the allure of the kitchen. Or Kentish Town for that matter @clzerny
20 year old Conor Fisk, moved to Kentish Town this year. In his spare time time, ahem, he’s busy studying anthropology at UCL. @conorfisk
Louise Hogan is an NGO associate coordinator, commuting between Islington and East Africa. makes regular day trips to NW5. @lahogan4
Georgia Grimond can be found at The Economist or Intelligent Life, the Heath or The Abbey. She blogs at tworemaining.com. @flyingflute
Jaillan Yehia has been a native since aged 11. She is now a freelance travel writer here @savoirthere
Amanda Gallant is a photographer/writer from Seattle who has made NW3 her replacement home @athegallant
Nikki Verdon is our very own Camden refugee in N16. Ex fashionista; now mum to 2 boys and wife to Mr V.
Susie Innes lives on the Archway Road and has essentially lived her entire life within a six mile radius. She has worked in Advertising forever and is now acting as a consultant and independent commercials producer. @susieinnes
Mark Williams writes a load of ‘old guff’ about films. He hopes to one day receive a loyalty card for The Pineapple. @redwoolenshirts
Co-Chair of the Guild of Food Writers, Richard Ehrlich has has written for every UK broadsheet newspaper and authored ten cookbooks @richardehrlich
Kat Hopps once believed herself to be a South Londoner until stumbling upon the Kentish Town/Tufnell Park area five years ago. She loves nothing more than sitting on the Heath in the sunshine. @kathopps
Anna Béar is an English student and Kentish Town local who spends most of her time eating, thinking about food and staring aimlessly into space.
Fiona Sant is Kentish Town’s Queen of Art. She likes O’Reilly’s and dogs too. @insantity
Amelia Horgan, history student and Heath lover. Dartmouth/Kentish resident and enthusiast @ameliahorgan
Karrie Kehoe is a York Way resident and a freelance journalist. She writes about society and technology and is not adverse to history. @karriekehoe
Ellie Baskett is a freelance sub-editor and writer, who swapped country living for Kentish Town.
Alice Lascelles is Bars & Spirits Editor of Imbibe, the drinks trade magazine she co-founded in 2007. She freelances for Financial Times, Sunday Times and more.
James Beevers is a recent immigrant to NW5. James doesn’t write for a living but promises only his best. @JB_1
Louise Perry works in fashion, dahling, and is something of a Kentish Town fancier @Lou_Cheese
Gabby Young is a musician who records as Gabby Young And Other Animals, and has lived in Kentish Town these past few years @GabbyYoung
Toby Doman is a part time DJ, PR bod and former south London dweller. @TobyDoman
Clare Healy is originally from Zone 4 suburbia but now happily resides in Zone 2 civilisation of Kentish Town. Urban planner by day, urban explorer by night. @clare_healy
NW5-based artist Russell Loughlan created the iconic logo and sells his work at Sharon Elphick’s on Columbia Road. Lucky him.
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