Abigail Blackburn – Journalist (Speaker) – Leading women – Be Inspired 2 – Saturday 23rd March 2013

Abigail will be joining our ‘Leading Women’s’ panel on Saturday 23rd March at Birkbeck, University of London.


Abigail Blackburn is currently a senior contributing editor for Hearst Magazines, working across print and digital development projects. She has worked in mainstream women’s publishing for more than 16 years, in roles including Editor of Now magazine, Deputy Editor of Cosmopolitan (Aust) and Deputy Editor of Woman. She has also held editorial positions on The Daily Mail’s Femail, New Woman, TV Week and Cosmopolitan UK.

British born of Jamaican heritage, Abigail is married and the mother of two sons. She moved to Australia at age three and was mainly raised in rural Australia. She has spent most of her adult career working in London, along with the occasional stint back in Sydney. She is passionate about audience engagement, great writing, and discovering and nurturing editorial talent from all walks of life.


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