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The Juice Magazine is a new publication being brought together by a group of young graduates and students, with a background in the arts. The focus of the magazine is to represent and support the growing community of emerging artists in Leeds and the wider area of West Yorkshire.

Meet the Team!

Lois Whitehead - Editor

Lois is the Editor and founder of The Juice magazine. She has had a long relationship with the arts, studying Theatre, Art and English at A Level at Allerton Grange. She then went on to graduate from The Glasgow School of Art with a Ba(hons) in Fine Art (Environmental Art).
She is a practising Public Artist and has worked on projects at York Minster, South Square Gallery and Gallery 2.Click to see Lois's blog.
Katie Lee - Researcher and Journalist

Katie Lee is a drama graduate from the University of Manchester with a semester at the University of Toronto. She does not want to be an actor.
Her love of culture began at an early age (ballet lessons at age three) and developed through her time at Allerton Grange school and university. Having always wanted to write for print and failing to do so at University, Katie leapt at the chance to assist with 'The Juice'. Fairly easy to please you might find her articles appreciative of most things. Beware of the fase sense of security given by this impression, or you might end up the same way as that awful 'Love Actually"...

Jenny Hall - Events Co-ordinator

Jenny is a visual artist and designer based in Leeds. She studied Surface Pattern Design at Swansea and graduated in 2009 with First Class Honours. Her work was showcased at New Designers 2009 where it caught the eye of the Embroiders Guild. The Guild invited her to exhibit at the Knitting and stitching shows as part of their showcase featuring new talent.
Jenny works with a range of materials and processes including digital and traditional textile techniques, print and paint.

Krishan Hukam - Researcher and Journalist
Krishan Hukam is 22 years old and currently working in Leeds as a freelance Filmmaker.
His involvement in filmmaking began with a natural fascination in visual art, dance and music and in his final year at Allerton Grange 6th form where he began to experiment with filmmaking as a medium that would combine his passions into one audio-visual art form.
In 2006 he started a three year BA(hons) in Documentary Film and Television at the International Film School of Wales and graduated in June 2009 with a 1st class honours Degree.
After graduating he was approached by Lois Whitehead, an old friend and ex classmate about starting up 'The Juice' magazine, he jumped at the opportunity to be involved and supported her idea whole-heartedly. He hopes that his interest and passion for documentary will bring an additional perspective to 'The Juice' magazine team.

Lindsey Dew - Researcher and Journalist

Lindsey is a maths graduate from the University of Birmingham, 2009. She's currently working in government finance, but hasn't yet made any firm career plans.
Lindsey is interested in many forms of art, especially music and theatre. One of her main passions is playing the piano, which she has been learning from the age of six. As a student Lindsey was involved in several theatrical productions and whilst working at a summer camp for children in the states undertook the role of musical director for the camp's production of Grease.
Lindsey is excited to be involved with The Juice as it combines her interest in culture and team working.

Helen Jeffers - Marketing Manager

Helen was born and grew up in Leeds and attended Allerton Grange High School, where she studied for her GCSEs and A-Levels. She studied for her degree in Business and Marketing Management at Oxford Brookes University, where she graduated in 2009. She is the Marketing Manager for The Juice. Her interests include singing, going to music concerts, the theatre and reading. She also enjoys travelling.

Harvey Ascott - Researcher and Journalist

Harvey was 18 when he received his first film commission from Screen Yorkshire and the UK Film Council to produce a Digital Short, 'Where Aeroplanes Go To Die' starring Cathy Tyson. The film was screened at the Cannes Film Festival, Short Film Corner 2007.
As an active member of the Yorkshire film community, Harvey has prolific experience producing shorts and documentaries, working on features and TV dramas.
Harvey mentors and advises new and emerging filmmakers, students, graduates, teachers and young people wanting to get into the field of moving image production and the media.
As well as giving talks at regional film festivals, Harvey has planned, delivered and evaluated workshops and lectures up to MA level.
Harvey also works throughout North and West Yorkshire in the education, community, voluntary sectors and has established a professional relationship with many organisations and institutions.
Harvey brings a knowledge of group set up, funding process and organisational skills to The Juice. He is also working on interviews and articles for the publication.

Click here for a brief list of Harveys TV credits