International Editor, Channel 4 News
Lindsey Hilsum


Lindsey Hilsum is the International Editor for Channel 4 News and the author of Sandstorm: Libya in the Time of Revolution. She has reported on the refugee and migrant crisis in Europe and Lebanon and the Paris terror attacks, as well as conflicts in Syria, Ukraine and Mali. She covered the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan and Kosovo, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the genocide in Rwanda, as well as witnessing the Arab Spring uprisings in Libya and Egypt. From 2006 to 2008 she was based in China. She has won several journalism awards and contributes to the Sunday Times, the Observer and Granta.