Michael Conally

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  • NAME

    Michael Conally

  • SKILLSET

    Blogger, Consultant, Entrepreneur, Photographer, Writer

  • BIRTH DATE

    1971-01-05 (Age 47)

  • BIRTH PLACE

    Kingston, Jamaica

  • AKA

    YushDon

  • LIVES IN

    London, England

  • BIRTH SIGN

    Capricorn


Biography

Michael Conally is an award winning journalist and pioneering publisher of Yush, As an all-round media professional his work covers the fields of writing, journalism, photography, television, film-making, publishing, photography, radio and IT.

He is the founder and publisher of Yush, Britain’s (and Europe’s) first and longest established urban website focussing predominantly on global urban sub-cultures, black music, entertainment, lifestyle, slang, culture, current affairs and politics.

Writings

He has researched, written for and/contributed to some of the world’s leading newspapers, magazines and publications, including Billboard, the Sunday Times, Washington Post, Guardian and others.

His articles and photographs on music, entertainment and culture have been used in both academic and general interest publications around the globe. His angle on cutting edge and trends have made him a popular and favourite on social media networks such as Facebook and his skill as a presenter is a regularly requested as a panellist on IT/Media seminars such as the BBC’s WeMedia Forum.

Journalism

As a journalist/writer he has covered the Caribbean music and political scene for or contributed to Billboard, Washington Post, Spin, Rolling Stone, Sunday Times, MIDEM, The Daily Gleaner, The Jamaica Herald and Jamaica Journal. He has several books drafted and is awaiting a publisher to bring these into the public domain. http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/wemedia/

Michael Conally

Entrepreneur, Publisher, Writer

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Michael Conally is an Award winning journalist, internet entrepreneur, digital media marketing consultant and media specialist.

Snapshot

Michael Conally is an award winning journalist and pioneering publisher of Yush, As an all-round media professional his work covers the fields of writing, journalism, photography, television, film-making, publishing, photography, radio and IT.

He is the founder and publisher of Yush, Britain’s (and Europe’s) first and longest established urban website focussing predominantly on global urban sub-cultures, black music, entertainment, lifestyle, slang, culture, current affairs and politics.

Writings

He has researched, written for and/contributed to some of the world’s leading newspapers, magazines and publications, including Billboard, the Sunday Times, Washington Post, Guardian and others.

His articles and photographs on music, entertainment and culture have been used in both academic and general interest publications around the globe. His angle on cutting edge and trends have made him a popular and favourite on social media networks such as Facebook and his skill as a presenter is a regularly requested as a panellist on IT/Media seminars such as the BBC’s WeMedia Forum.

Journalism

As a journalist/writer he has covered the Caribbean music and political scene for or contributed to Billboard, Washington Post, Spin, Rolling Stone, Sunday Times, MIDEM, The Daily Gleaner, The Jamaica Herald and Jamaica Journal. He has several books drafted and is awaiting a publisher to bring these into the public domain. http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/wemedia/

Early Life

Michael Conally was born on 1971-01-05, in Kingston, Jamaica but grew up in Kingston. Michael was inspired by Bob Marley to get involved in the business. What gives him the drive to continue? He said: "I love what I do. I have the chance to say so much and reach a lot of people. Technology has levelled the playing field."