Lindsey Hilsum

International Editor
Lindsey Hilsum is Channel 4 News' International Editor.
Lindsey Hilsum is Channel 4 News International Editor.

Lindsey Hilsum is Channel 4 News International Editor and the author of Sandstorm; Libya in the Time of Revolution.

In 2015 she reported on the refugee and migrant crisis in Europe and from Syria. Previously she covered the conflict in Ukraine, and the "Arab Spring." In 1994 she was the only English-speaking journalist in Rwanda when the genocide began and in 1999 reported from Belgrade on the NATO bombing of Serbia.

She reported from Baghdad during the 2003 US invasion and covered the Falljuah assault in 2004. From 2006-8 she was the Channel 4 News China Correspondent. She has won several awards including Royal Television Society Journalist of the year and the Charles Wheeler Award.


post 27 September 2016
Presidential debate: the verdict on campus

I watched the Presidential debate with about 100 students at Stony Brook University, Long Island, where Iżm on a one-semester fellowship. At least here they were allowed to cheer and clap, unlike the

post 19 November 2015
We cover bomb attacks in Beirut too but you show less interest

Iżm just back from Paris - exhausted and not a little upset by what I saw and heard. One of the few good things to come out of these bleak few days is the sudden interest in atrocities committed in