Sally Hayden is an award-winning journalist currently based in London.

She has worked with VICE, VICE News, CNN International, the Financial Times Magazine, the Sunday Times, the Thomson Reuters Foundation, BBC, the Irish Times, Magnum Photos, TIME, Maclean’s magazine, RTE, ELLE, Marie Claire, the Independent, the New Statesman and ITV News, and had stories republished on six continents by outlets including the New York Times, Newsweek, the Guardian, Voice of America, the Times of India, Euronews, Huffington Post, the Globe and Mail, ABC News and TeleSUR English, among many others.

HEFAT certified, Sally has reported from countries including Nigeria, Iraq, France, Germany, Belgium, Burkina Faso, Sudan, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Lebanon, Jordan, Panama, Hungary, Rwanda, Malawi, Ethiopia, the US, New Zealand and South Korea. Her writing has been translated into nine languages and she has appeared as a guest on national and international media. She is a member of the Frontline Freelance Register.

Sally has a law degree from University College Dublin and an MSc in International Politics from Trinity College, Dublin, where her thesis was on post-conflict societies and theories of civil war resolution. She is currently a visiting lecturer at the London College of Communication, a trainer at BBC Academy and a mentor on the Refugee Journalism Project.

Interview: IJNET’s Journalist of the Month


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