Hi my name is Charis.
I am a British-Caribbean writer based in London, UK and Santiago, Chile.

I’ve been a regular news stringer in Chile for 6+ years for outlets including The Guardian,Al Jazeera,the BBC, the Telegraph and more. I cover news with a focus on human rights and social justice.

I am also former Music Editor-at-Large at gal-dem; I’ve written extensively about music with work on interview features and artist biographies for various publications + record labels. 

I’ve also written on travel in South America with work in thrillist and in numerous guide books & magazines.

I’m open to commissions, collaborations, talks, and projects.
Please get in touch via the form. 

Or email me at: charismcgowan at gmail.com