Peter DeGraft-Johnson

Peter DeGraft-Johnson

Publicity/Marketing Assistant , Journalist/Broadcaster, PoetUnited Kingdom
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Peter DeGraft-Johnson

Peter DeGraft-Johnson

Publicity/Marketing Assistant , Journalist/Broadcaster, PoetUnited Kingdom
About me
Peter deGraft-Johnson is The Repeat Beat Poet, a London-based poet and emcee who fuses stream-of-consciousness writing and Hip Hop culture to capture and extend moments of time, thought, and feeling. As The Repeat Beat Poet, Peter deGraft-Johnson has performed across the UK and internationally, with appearances at The Royal Albert Hall, Battersea Arts Centre, Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club, and at multiple festivals including the Edinburgh Fringe, Brainchild, and is a regular on picket lines. Peter also regularly and hosts the monthly spoken word nights Boomerang, and PenTing, and his own Hip Hop & poetry radio show, The Repeat Beat Broadcast. Peter is also a creative entrepreneur and journalist; co-founding The PAD in 2014, a grassroots creative platform, arts venue and recording studio, and has written regularly for The Prince Charles Cinema with bylines in TimeOut London and The BFI. Peter continues his work in the film industry as assistant director for the Chelmsford Film Festival, and can also be found co-hosting the British Podcast Award-nominated Lunar Poetry Podcast (Represent category).
Projects
  • Rallying Cry
    Rallying CryAn immersive poetry show, taking place across the historic Battersea Arts Centre, themed around protest, creativity, and community.
Work history
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    Social Media & Publicity ManagerSearching For Sounds
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Social media management and general publicity overseeing of the PAD and its online presence.
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    Front of HousePicturehouse Central
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    Flagship 7-screen arthouse cinema in the centre of London's West End.
Skills
  • Advertising
  • Marketing PR
  • Radio
  • Art Direction
  • Blogs
  • Poetry
  • Entertainment
  • Media
  • Popular Culture
  • Social
  • Event Management
  • Office
  • Front of House
  • Film Writing
  • Spoken Word
  • Public Speaking
  • Blog Contributing
Education
    The University of East London logo
    The University of East London logo
    English Literature (BAThe University of East London
     - London, United Kingdom
    English Literature