Sally Hayden

Genres: Irish Writing | Journalism | Non-Fiction

Sally Hayden is an award-winning journalist and photographer focused on migration, conflict and humanitarian crises. She is currently the Africa correspondent for the Irish Times and has worked with many other publications and broadcasters including the BBC, the Sunday Times, the New York Times, Foreign Policy, Channel 4 News, the Guardian, Al Jazeera, Newsweek, NBC News, VICE News, CNN International, the Financial Times, the Telegraph, ITV News, ELLE UK, the New Internationalist, the Independent and TIME. Sally has reported across the Middle East, Africa and Europe, from countries including Nigeria, Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Burkina Faso, Lebanon, Jordan, DR Congo, the Gambia, Liberia, Rwanda, Malawi, Ethiopia, Madagascar, Sierra Leone, Kenya and Uganda. Her writing has been translated into nine languages. A law graduate with an MSc in international politics, she has twice sat on the committee deciding the winner of Transparency International’s Anti-Corruption Award. In 2019, she was included on the Forbes ‘30 Under 30’ list of media in Europe, partly because of her reporting on refugee issues. My Fourth Time, We Drowned was published by 4th Estate in March 2022.

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