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Emma Blake Morsi - Founding Editor-in-Chief, Nocturnal

Featured by the BBC, Emma Blake Morsi is the Founding Editor-in-Chief of Nocturnal, an interactive magazine using the Arts to creatively address and share first person stories on social and cultural issues. The biannual publication is a collection of digital stories as an authentic voice for young Creatives to showcase their obsessions and creatively express themselves through the Arts. Juggling her undergraduate studies at University of Manchester, Emma is also the Assistant Lifestyle Editor for gal-dem and a freelance design consultant for Saffron Records. She has recently been awarded 2017 UK Apprentice Of The Year for her work with the Bristol record label as well as taking on invaluable opportunities within Rising Arts Agency, Situations, and Watershed.

Particularly interested in everything, Emma loves to take on new endeavours and has recently published Nocturnal Issue V (www.nctrnl.co.uk/issues/issue-v). By being part of Young Arnolfini Emma has worked with international artists and co-lead creative workshops for Arts Council England. She was part of the Situations and Rising Arts Agency collaboration as a Situations Rising digital storyteller for the Theaster Gates: Sanctum project, working with illustrations, photography and live digital reporting.

She has been awarded Rife Magazine's 2015 24 Influential Bristolians Under 24 title as well as nominated for Babbasa's EMPOWERED 2016 Award for her Nocturnal work.