Mairi Mackay

Editor/Writer/Digital Producer


Mairi Mackay

Experienced award-winning digital journalist. Spent time in the Middle East, now back in London. Have written and edited for and The Times.


Introverts' secrets of success

How to get by -- and even thrive -- in a world designed for extroverts. (Barack Obama did).
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Luxury brands 'don't get the Chinese consumer'

Vogue China Editor, Angelica Cheung on China's rapidly evolving luxury market.
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We all fail. But here's how these incredible women bounced back

IMF chief Christine Lagarde suggests: "Just get over it." Here's how a few other women deal too.
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Essential London guide for executive travelers

A mini-guide for business travellers who don't have a lot of time in town, but need to impress clients.
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Can Japan profit from its national 'cool'?

Global brands looking for the next trend inevitably look eastward. But can Japan turn it's 'cool' into cash?
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Your thoughts on the 'having it all' debate

Veronica Lon Pantaleon Mendoza, 37, says hearing about Marissa Mayer's new role as Yahoo CEO (and mother to be) inspired her to send in some advice to other working mothers. Mother to a 14-year-old son and five-year-old daughter while working as an online English teacher, she advises other mothers to: "adapt, compromise and communicate."
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Mairi Mackay

I am an experienced, award-winning journalist with proven editorial judgement and creative thinking. My background is in digital journalism and I have 10 years experience in both news and features.

I am an experienced reporter (including working in the field) and newsdesk editor and have worked on stories including the war in Syria, the refugee crisis and the Paris attacks.

As a features journalist, I have written on a wide range of topics including: Middle East business and culture, contemporary art, film, travel, urban environment, religion, nonviolent protest and women’s issues.



  • Copy Writing
  • Commissioning Content
  • Analytics
  • Photoshop
  • Copy Editing
  • Mobile Video
  • Feature Writing
  • Social Media
  • Multimedia
  • Infographics
  • Reporting
  • Editing
  • Digital producing
  • Broadcast
  • Storytelling
  • News