Phoebe Parke

Phoebe Parke

Social Media Editor & JournalistLondon, United Kingdom
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Phoebe Parke

Phoebe Parke

Social Media Editor & JournalistLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Phoebe Parke is a social media editor and journalist, currently at Grazia UK in London, and a former CNN journalist. She holds a Masters in journalism from Brunel University, as well as an undergraduate degree in English and German Literature from the University of Warwick. She has extensive radio presenting, modelling and podcasting experience, and has been writing online since 2011, and over those seven years has written for CNN Africa, The Daily Telegraph, Huffington Post, Flavour Magazine, DivaScribe Magazine, Pappzd Magazine, GRM Daily, Pride Magazine, FAB Magazine, Black Beauty and Hair Magazine, MTV Wrap Up, SB.TV and Pause Magazine, you can see everything she has written in her portfolio.
Projects
  • Backed by Richard Branson, this start up has African children at its heart
    Backed by Richard Branson, this start up has African children at its heartYour watch, their future Vitae London gives 10% of the money it makes monthly to House of Wells, a charity supporting children in South Africa.
  • The Reaction To Bishop Michael Curry’s Royal Wedding Address Shows How Divided Britain Is
    The Reaction To Bishop Michael Curry’s Royal Wedding Address Shows How Divided Britain IsAnother name that keeps coming up is The Most Reverend Bishop Michael Curry, who is the presiding bishop of the Episcopal church in the USA… although most people are calling him ‘the preacher’, because he’s black, because corny American films tell us to, because people need to differentiate him from the Archbishop of Canterbury who performed the marriage vows, without using the word ‘black’ or ‘African-American’. During the address he spoke about the power of love, quoted Martin Luther King, and
  • Not Shopping For A Year Has Changed How I See Clothes Completely
    Not Shopping For A Year Has Changed How I See Clothes CompletelyI wish I could say I was half as dis­ci­plined as Patch­ett, or that my no-shop­ping in­spi­ra­tion was as glam­ourous as hers. I gave up buy­ing clothes, shoes and ac­ces­sories for a year, but still bought gifts, beauty prod­ucts and books. It all started halfway through Jan­u­ary 2018 when I re­alised I had­n’t bought any clothes so far that year - and I had an am­bi­tious sav­ings goal to reach by 2019. Us­ing spend­ing tracker Money Dash­board which cat­e­gorises your pur­chases, I looked d
Projects credited in
  • This International Women’s Day 2019, meet 100 trailblazers redefining the creative industry
    This International Women’s Day 2019, meet 100 trailblazers redefining the creative industryDiscover our 2020 list here This International Women’s Day, we’ve launched our latest ‘10x10’ – asking 10 influential industry icons to each nominate 10 trailblazing women and non-binary people who they believe are redefining the creator landscape. The result? An incredible list of 100 trailblazers inspiring change. Our list will be accompanied by a takeover on The Dots – look out for brilliant profiles and projects on the platform as we aim to inspire, as important as ever when considering ‘88
Skills
  • Curation
  • Strategy
  • Social Media
  • Social Media Management
  • Content
  • Content Creation