Lola Ogunnaike

Lola Ogunnaike: Contributing Writer for Byrdie

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New York, NY


  • University of Virginia
  • New York University


  • Pop Culture
  • Politics


Lola Ogunnaike is an award-winning journalist whose work has appeared in the New York Times, Architectural Digest, GQ and Rolling Stone magazine. For more than a decade, she’s traveled the globe as a writer and a television correspondent, covering major events in popular culture and politics and interviewing a wide array of luminaries, among them First Lady Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Kehinde Wiley, Burna Boy, Charlize Theron, Kanye West and Robert Deniro to name a few. She is also a commentator on CNN and MSNBC and recently began executive producing and co-hosting Well Suited, a new podcast that takes a deep dive into the minds of the world’s most stylish people.


Lola obtained a BA from the University of Virginia. She also graduated from New York University with an MFA in Journalism.

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