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Jack Phillips

Digital Editor — GQ Australia
Covers:  trends, activism, entrepreneurship, style, fashion, popular culture, youth culture, architecture, design, music, news, menswear, art, luxury
Doesn't Cover: tech, celebrity, enterprise software, tv

Digital Editor of GQ Australia and Director of Eight Eight

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Having written for men's magazine titles and news networks my interests lie in arts, culture and business. I have a particular attraction to stories with a socio-political focus, traits of which, run throughout much of my published work. I am a frequent traveler having reported from Brazil, Germa...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Interviewing an artist who was so drunk they couldn't speak, see or hear my questions.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I wrote my first history dissertation on a typewriter for the extra 'cool' factor. I learnt my lesson second time around.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

The freedom to explore, to investigate, to discover, to learn. Very few careers offer those kinds of opportunities.