Senior reporter

The Drum

Kendra Barnett is a senior reporter based out of The Drum's New York office. She leads The Drum's coverage on media, platforms, adtech and data privacy. Prior to joining The Drum, she spent a number of years working in the digital marketing space as an editorial lead and copywriter — and enjoyed a brief stint as an English teacher in Japan.

Outside of her work as a journalist, she is a poet and Pushcart Prize-nominated essayist with work appearing in the American Literary Review, Into the Void Magazine, Emrys Journal, The Evansville Review and more. She holds a master's degree in creative writing from the University of Cambridge.