Oct 7, 2019
Ronnia Cherry : Authentic Cultural Representation In Storytelling
Every editor has his or her own approach to telling the story, their own reasons for wanting to have these conversations, their own style, their own spin. But, I think a good storyteller is someone who dedicates themselves to accurate portrayals.
This quality is what makes Ronnia and her work special, she wants the subject to tell their own story, in their own way, with as a little editing as possible. In her own words, the raw and unpolished story.
"I might switch things up here and there, but I like it to be raw and unpolished. And by being unpolished, it actually is more authentic."
In this episode Ronnia Cherry, creative, writer, editor and founder of 7am Magazine shares with us her origin story and why as a Jamaican publisher she still struggles with striking the right balance between the story, the characters and the audience, while maintaining the integrity of the subject.
It is a fascinating conversation about cultural authenticity and how that is presented to a global au…