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.