The Author

Robert Guthrie

Robert Guthrie is a multimedia journalist and blogger who writes on French politics and society. His work has been published by The Scotsman, The National and Edinburgh Evening News, as well as other media outlets. He founded La République Blog in Spring 2020. Visit his website.

Robert graduated with a first-class honours degree in French and Politics from the University of Glasgow in 2020, winning the John Fowler Memorial Prize for Best Politics Dissertation. During his studies he spent time living and working in Strasbourg. With over ten years of dedication to journalism, Robert has received numerous awards. In 2014, he was winner of the imPRESS Scottish School Media Awards ‘Outstanding Pupil’ prize. He was also part of the editorial team shortlisted for the prizes recognising the Best School Newsletters and Best School Front Covers in Scotland at the imPRESS Awards. Furthermore, Robert has won eight awards in Youth Journalism International’s Excellence in Journalism Contest.