October – Thomson Reuters Foundation, Share Radio, LCC, Maclean’s (selected)

‘The view from Wallonia and its backlash against CETA’, Maclean’s, Oct 28, 2016

‘As Calais “Jungle” closes, women migrants in smaller camps fear influx’, Thomson Reuters Foundation, Oct 25, 2016 (republished by Newsweek, etc.)

_mg_7405Women cooking in a small migrant camp 70km from Calais, for the Thomson Reuters Foundation.

‘Ethiopians who fled over land rights now face eviction from Calais “Jungle”‘, Thomson Reuters Foundation, Oct 24, 2016 (republished by the Guardian, etc.)

‘In countdown to demolition, Calais “Jungle” children desperately seek route to UK’,Thomson Reuters Foundation, Oct 21, 2016 (republished in Jakarta Globe, etc.)

‘Child migrants in Calais seeking smugglers as “Jungle” camp set to close’,Thomson Reuters Foundation, Oct 13, 2016 (republished by ABC News, etc.)

screen-shot-2016-11-02-at-20-42-06Photos available via the Reuters wire: pictures.reuters.com

_mg_7326Back in the Calais Jungle ahead of full demolition._mg_7277A psychiatrist with MSF speaks about the difficulties Jungle residents face, for the Thomson Reuters Foundation.

I also did two weekend paper reviews on Share Radio, began as a visiting lecturer at London College of Communication, & was featured in Stellar Magazine’s ‘100 Irish Women Who Run the World’.

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September – VICE, i newspaper, Thomson Reuters Foundation, Magnum Photos (selected)

‘Get off my lawn! Pokemon Go tests global property rights’, Thomson Reuters Foundation, Sept 22, 2016 (republished in the New York Times, the Sydney Morning Herald, the Age, Dawn, the Economic Times, the Philadelphia Inquirer, etc. Also republished by the World Bank in English and Chinese)

‘The Battle for Sirte’, Magnum Photos, Sept 20, 2016

‘Celebrities from Sting to Pussy Riot support “We Are Not Afraid” refugee campaign’, Reuters, Sept 19, 2017

‘Double Standards’, Magnum Photos, Sept 15, 2016

‘Communities take charge in Scotland’s land reform “revolution”‘, Thomson Reuters Foundation, Sept 12, 2016 (in Italian)

IMG_6697Reporting from the Crops in Pots community garden in Leith, Edinburgh, for thisisplace.org/the Thomson Reuters Foundation.

‘Peter Tatchell: Keith Vaz probably victim of “classic tabloid sting”‘, i newspaper, Sept 5, 2016

‘How Much Can One-Off Protest Change People’s Minds About Abortion?’, VICE, Sept 3, 2016

I was also quoted in this Guardian article on clubbing in northeast Nigeria.

August – Maclean’s, Thomson Reuters Foundation (selected)

‘Ethiopia says Olympic marathon medalist a “hero”, forever welcome back home’, Thomson Reuters Foundation, Aug 26, 2016 (republished by Daily Mail, etc.)

‘Ethiopian marathon medalist stays put in Rio, vows to fight for land rights’, Thomson Reuters Foundation, Aug 25, 2016 (republished by SBS, Times of India, Metro, etc.)

‘Olympics marathon medalist’s protest shines spotlight on unrest in Ethiopia’, Thomson Reuters Foundation, Aug 25, 2016 (republished by Voice of America, etc. Also in Portuguese)

‘Petition urges U.N. to protect aid workers in conflict zones’, Thomson Reuters Foundation, Aug 19, 2016 (republished by Reuters AfricaVoice of America, Daily Mail, Yahoo, etc.)

‘Ethiopia’s battle for land reforms could lead to civil war: opposition leader’, Thomson Reuters Foundation, Aug 11, 2016 (republished by Yahoo, All Africa, etc.)

‘Black Lives Matter moves to the U.K.’, Maclean’s, Aug 8, 2016 (my coverage also referenced in the Independent and the Evening Standard)

July – VICE, Time, VICE News (selected)

Video: ‘Gerry Adams says Brexit could lead to Northern Ireland leaving the UK’, VICE News, July 25, 2016 (I field produced)

‘Could Brexit Unite Ireland? Uncertainty Reigns North of the Border’, Time, July 19, 2016

IMG_6482Eleventh night bonfire at Sandy Row, Belfast.IMG_6620Ardoyne residents burning Union Jack flags on July 12, 2016.IMG_6349The bonfire at Sandy Row, Belfast, July 11, 2016.

‘I Joined the Media Scrum at the Launch of the Iraq Inquiry’, VICE, July 6, 2016

June – Irish Times, Maclean’s, SME

‘Is Brexit the start of a new war against globalization?’, Maclean’s, June 25, 2016

‘Talking Brexit in the Calais Jungle’, Maclean’s, June 21, 2016

IMG_6286Back reporting from the Jungle migrant camp in Calais, France.

‘The war the world forgot: Nigeria’s displaced contemplate returning home’, Irish Times, June 11, 2016

_MGL0602A Nigerian IDP and her child, born while they were hiding in the bush from Boko Haram, for the Irish Times.

I was also interviewed by Slovakian broadsheet SME about the EU referendum and the feelings on the ground here in London.

Included in the full list of mentors for the Refugee Journalism Project run jointly by the London College of Communication/Migrants Resource Centre now up here.

May – VICE News, Irish Times, Business Insider, Refugee Journalism Project (selected)

‘Syringes in the Streets, Gang Shootings, and Clockwork Orange: How Ireland Is Tackling a Drug Crisis’, VICE News, May 23, 2016 (in Italian; also on Business Insider)

‘Book review: Bad News: Last Journalist in a Dictatorship by Anjan Sundaram’, Irish Times, May 22, 2016

‘The First Chibok Girl Kidnapped by Boko Haram Has Been Found Alive’, VICE News, May 18, 2016

‘These Refugees Have Spent 18 Years Trapped on a British Military Base’, VICE News, May 17, 2016 (in Spanish and Italian; also on Business Insider)

‘World Leaders Gather in London for Anti-Corruption Summit — But There’s an “Elephant in the Room”‘, VICE News, May 12, 2016

_R7A9986A protest against tax havens in Trafalgar Square, London, for VICE News.

‘A Stolen Generation: Investigating the Tragedy of Nigeria’s Missing Children’, VICE News, May 11, 2016 (in Italian)

_MGL0522 (1)A woman and her children inside an unfinished building in Maiduguri, Nigeria, for VICE News.

‘How I Escaped Boko Haram: One Woman’s Story’, VICE News, May 2, 2016 (in Spanish, French, Dutch, Portuguese and Italian)

_MGL0587A woman speaks about being held in captivity by Boko Haram, in Maiduguri, Nigeria, for VICE News.

I’ve also begun as a mentor on the Refugee Journalism Project, which is being run jointly by the London College of Communication and the Migrants Resource Centre.

April – VICE News, One World Media Awards, Business Insider (selected)

‘Nigeria’s Self-Styled Warriors: Meet the Vigilante Army Taking on the World’s Deadliest Terrorist Group’, VICE News, Apr 28, 2016 (in Spanish)

IMG_1553A man raising a supportive hand in London as a busload of protesting junior doctors passes by, for VICE News.

‘In Photos: England’s Junior Doctors Protest as All-Out Strike Enters Second Day’, VICE News, Apr 26, 2016

‘UK Politicians Reject Move to Accept 3,000 Unaccompanied Refugee Children’, VICE News, Apr 26, 2016

‘Boko Haram’s War on Women: Abductees Speak of Systematic Rape, Suicide Bombers, and Survival’, VICE News, Apr 25, 2016 (in Spanish; also published on Business Insider)

_MGL09606-day-old babies born to a woman who was raped by a Boko Haram fighter in northeast Nigeria, for VICE News.

‘Obama’s “Town Hall” Meeting with British Youth Covered Gender Rights, Islamophobia, and Leadership’, VICE News, Apr 23, 2016

‘Obama Warns the UK That There Will Be Consequences if It Leaves the EU’, VICE News, Apr 22, 2016

‘Meet the Former WWII Refugee Leading the Call for Britain to Take In Unaccompanied Minors’, VICE News, Apr 22, 2016

‘Survivors Say Hundreds of People Have Drowned in Mediterranean Boat Sinking’, VICE News, Apr 20, 2016 (in Italian, Spanish, and French)

‘As Video of Chibok Girls Gives New Hope, We Speak to Survivors of Boko Haram’, VICE News, Apr 14, 2016

‘On Second Anniversary of Chibok Kidnapping, the Man Who Started #BringBackOurGirls’, VICE News, Apr 14, 2016

It was also great to serve as a judge for the One World Media Awards. Nominees are now up here.