Josie Anne GaitensIS

Culture Editor of the Reykjavík Grapevine

Having participated and volunteered in music and community arts from a young age, Josie Anne has worked professionally in the industry since 2015. She has worked across a wide range of roles in the music and creative sector in the UK, including the Celtic Connections and End Of The Road festivals and Fèis Rois, which provides transformative opportunities to engage with traditional music and Gaelic. In 2019, she moved to Iceland, where she is the culture editor of the Reykjavík Grapevine, the country's largest English-language publication. She is passionate about accessibility and encouraging participation in music and culture.