Yasmine Shemesh is a freelance journalist with a music and pop culture beat. Based in Vancouver, she studied at Simon Fraser University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature. She was the CITY Editor and Arts Correspondent at BeatRoute Magazine, for both print and digital versions, from 2015-2020. She has written for Billboard, Nylon, Observer, MTV, Recording Academy/the GRAMMYs, FLARE, Exclaim!, enRoute, MONTECRISTO, and other publications.
Portrait by Georgie Lawson