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Gavin Knight

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Full name Gavin Knight
Country United Kingdom
Primary language English
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I am the author of non-fiction book Hood Rat, published by Picador. It's an indepth look at inner city crime in London, Manchester and Glasgow based on 2 years research. I have written for the Times, Guardian, Telegraph, Newsweek, Prospect, Evening Standard, Monocle, Esquire, New Statesman, Daily Mail, Mirror, Marie Claire, El Pais and many others. My specialist area is inner city crime, the war on drugs, violent street gangs and other social issues. Recent features saw me embedded with Manchester and London police. Another specialist area is Russia and I have just completed an 11,000 word report on Russian entrepreneurs. I wrote a column for BBC Russia on Russian life.

Editorial work News writing, Features writing, Editing, Picture editing
Last updated 09-02-2012 16:24

Biography

I have travelled extensively, speak fluent Russian and lived in Odessa in Ukraine for 2 years. I have appeared on CNN, ITN, BBC, CNBC, Channel Four.

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