Yasmine Shemesh is a freelance journalist with a music and pop culture beat. She was the CITY Editor at BeatRoute Magazine from 2015-2020. Her work has appeared in Billboard, Nylon, Observer, MTV, Recording Academy/the GRAMMYs, FLARE, Exclaim!, ELLE Canada, enRoute, MONTECRISTO, and other publications. She is a juror at the Polaris Music Prize. She is based in Vancouver.
Portrait by Georgie Lawson