Creative Lives — Breaking news and special projects: Meet art director at CNN, Sarah-Grace Mankarious

Posted 21 December 2017 Interview by Marianne Hanoun

Sarah-Grace Mankarious is always looking for a good story to tell. “Good journalism is the backbone of this place,” she says of CNN’s International headquarters in London, where she currently works as an art director in the ‘mysterious-sounding’ special projects (aka features) department. Originally a philosophy and psychology graduate, Sarah-Grace soon set her sights on a career in design, formulating a five-point plan fuelled by a burgeoning wanderlust. Stints at Nylon Magazine in New York, LaBase in Mexico City and the Mayor of London’s Office soon followed before she found her feet at CNN. She talks to us about how London’s competitiveness fosters creativity, and what it’s like to work in a unique, high-octane environment. 

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