Ella Donald is a freelance journalist and critic of anything pop culture and the arts from Brisbane, Australia. Her work regularly appears in the UK-based film magazine Little White Lies in both print and online editions and on various platforms of SBS’s website, and in publications such as Vanity Fair, The Guardian, Junkee, Brisbane Times, Kill Your Darlings, Screen Education, and bMag, and has been featured by platforms including Netflix.
She has been writing professionally since she was 15, where she began editing and co-owning the popular website FashionOfGlee.com. This allowed her to interview crew members from the show, as well as see the site be profiled by various outlets including Tumblr and received worldwide press and recognition from publications including Elle and fashion houses like Kate Spade.
More recently, however, with backgrounds in film and television, dance, theatre, photography, and music, she has written extensively on these topics from both an industry and audience perspective, as well as covering celebrity, popular and youth culture, social and cultural issues, technology, and fashion.
She has also hosted various Q&As and other events, spoken about issues in popular culture and the arts on a variety of platforms, and received a number of awards and other achievements.