Carole Cadwalladr

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Full name: Carole Cadwalladr

Area of interest: Culture, media, lifestyle and celebrity, travel

Journals/Organisation: The Observer

Email: carole.cadwalladr@observer.co.uk

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Website: http://www.guardian.co.uk/profile/carolecadwalladr

Blog: the blog art & architecture

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Education: Oxford University: English

Career: Took a year out from her degree, living in Prague and teaching English to sports writers. After graduation, worked as a holiday rep in Turkey, spending several seasons as tour guide to American teenagers travelling around Europe. Won a travel-writing competition in The Independent, started writing travel-guide books: Prague, Soviet Central Asia and Lebanon. Joined The Daily Telegraph as trainee, eventually becoming lead travel writer, worked for seven years at the paper before taking voluntary redundancy to work on her book, The Family Tree

Current position/role: Freelance journalist - contributes features, reviews, interviews

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Other roles/Main role: Author

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Viewpoints/Insight: Daily Mail - Book club: novel webchat with Carole Cadwalladr 9th March 2006 (interview)

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Awards/Honours: Nominated in the British Press Awards for 'Best Specialist Writer', 2002

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Latest work: The Family Tree (2005) OCLC 55800699

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Remit: Features, reviews and interviews in the area of culture, media, lifestyle and celebrity, travel

Sections: Life & Style, Family & Relationships, Fashion & Beauty, Observer magazine

Role: Freelance writer

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Email: carole.cadwalladr@observer.co.uk

Personal website:

Website: Guardian.co / Carole Cadwalladr

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Day published: Sunday

Regularity: Weekly

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https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/feb/19/mark-zuckerberg-says-change-world-he-sets-rules

News & updates:

  • What happened when I had my genome sequenced. It is 10 years since the human genome was first sequenced. In that time the cost per person has fallen from $2.7bn to just $5,000. Revealing our full DNA will revolutionise medicine – but it will also raise huge ethical questions about what we do with the information … 8th June 2013

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