Gus Kilander

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Gus Kilander


Primary Function: Reporter
Email: hgkiland@live.unc.edu
Hometown: Vallentuna, Sweden
Major: Journalism
Year: Junior

Bio: After a year at Stockholm University, Gus went on to study journalism at City University London where he took the chance to go on an exchange to North Carolina. In High School, Gus wrote for his local paper in Sweden and started his own YouTube channel where he took a comedic look on the news from the desk in his bedroom. At Stockholm University, Gus was a part of the student radio station and did some work for the university tv station and student newspaper. After some time in London, Gus teamed up with one of his classmates and created “The Shitty Show”, poking fun at British politics, also on YouTube. In march, he launched “The Swedish Siblings Podcast” with his sister on iTunes. “The Shitty Show Podcast”, a US-UK cross-atlantic venture, is about to come out of the woodworks.