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Lindsey Hilsum Editor, Channel 4 News, London

Biography

Lindsey Hilsum is the international editor of Channel 4 News in London, an award-winning correspondent and author of Sandstorm: Libya in the Time of Revolution. She was a 2016 distinguished lecturer at the Marie Colvin Center for International Reporting in the School of Journalism at Stony Brook University, and shared a reporter’s account of modern day conflict and America’s future role, as well as her experiences reporting from the frontlines of Rwanda to Syria, and Baghdad to Benghazi. Hilsum was a colleague and close friend of Marie Colvin, a Long Island native and acclaimed war correspondent, who was killed in Syria on February, 22, 2012, while covering the conflict for The Sunday Times of London. Hilsum is currently working on a biography of Colvin. She is a regular contributor to The Sunday Times, The Observer, The Guardian, The New Statesman, and Granta.

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