Bio & articles

Lucinda is a freelance journalist, specializing in the Middle East. She has written for a host of publications including New internationalist, Times London, the guardian,, j magazine, traveller magazine and wire magazine.

Prior to her journalistic work, she was a published researcher for think tank and media organisations.

Lucinda holds six years’ higher education, including a National Council for Training of Journalists (NCTJ) Diploma in Magazine Journalism; a Masters in European Social Theory and a First Class BA Hons English and French (both from University of London).

Born and bred in London, UK, she is also fluent in Farsi and French. She is well-travelled and penetrates different societies and cultures with ease.

Lucinda is currently on maternity leave.


Click links below to read articles:

Jadidonline Multimedia report on Iranian artist Reza Derakshani

Jadidonline Multimedia report on ‘The First Movie’, directed by Mark Cousins

Jadidonline Multimedia report on ‘The First Iranian Film Festival in London’

Jadidonline Multimedia report on Shahnameh exhibition, Cambridge

Jadidonline ‘Qajar Banquet’ in London

Jadidonline Multimedia report ‘Beyond the Border’ on Iranian presence in Kurdistan

Jadidonline Multimedia report on political/social aspects of Nowruz celebrations in Turkey

Jadidonline Multimedia report on Nowruz in Kurdistan Iraq

J Magazine (Jazerra Airways) ‘Photo studios in Mashad, Iran’

New Internationalist ‘Between Rock and a hard place’ (Bahman Ghobadi’s latest film ‘Nobody Knows About Persian Cats’ about underground music in Iran)

New Internationalist ‘One in one million’ (Iranian Human Rights Lawyer and One million Signatures Campaigner receives RAW in War Anna Politkovskaya Award on behalf of the campaign)

Times London ‘Prison rape ordeal of boy who dared to defy Tehran hardliners’ (lead foreign story, 1400 words, 2 pages)

 New Internationalist ‘Interview with Malalai Joya’ (Afghani MP) (1800 words)

 Guardian ‘Afghan media training’ , media section (450 words)

Traveller ‘Day in the Life of an Iranian Taxi Driver’ 

J Magazine ‘Isfahan travel guide’ & Iranian taxi driver interview

J Magazine  ‘Making Music- the business story of Ramin Sadighi (Hermes records)’

Restaurant reviews – Tehran

Wire Magazine ‘Global Ear’- Tehran: Experimental Iranian music scene (1000 words)


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