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Phoebe Parke

German-speaking journalist with a nose for a good story, writes with abandon and coffee

German-speaking journalist with a nose for a good story. Writing with abandon about feminism, literature and beauty. Portfolio includes The Daily Telegraph and MTV. “The past is always tense, the future perfect.”

Around the Guardian in 80 Ways

On a recent trip to the Guardian and Observer offices I met a number of International journalists, and was struck by how many different ways there are to get into the industry.
11/02/2014 15:13 GMT

South London Rapper Makes Thousands for Alzheimer's Charity

Ryan 'Ragz-CV' Robinson managed to raise £4,000 for the Alzheimer's Society by selling an EP he recorded in his bedroom. The album was produced and inspired by his 74-year-old granddad and fuses both Ryan and his granddad's musical styles into what they call jazz-hip hop...
11/02/2014 10:29 GMT

I Thought I Was a Journalist, Then I Went to Uni

Within hours of starting my MA I had decided to abandon my dreams of becoming a real life Miranda Priestly**, and was so captivated by my tutor's accounts of the life of a real hack that nothing but a career on a bustling news desk would do.
24/12/2013 10:23 GMT