Kim Willsher is an award-winning journalist, writer and foreign correspondent whose journalism has been described as “outstanding”.
In 20 years of covering news events and conflicts around the world she has written for most British newspapers including the Guardian, Telegraph, Times, Financial Times, The Mail on Sunday, Evening Standard, Express and the Mirror. She has also contributed to magazines including You!, Times Saturday magazine, FT: How to Spend It, Live: Night & Day, ES Magazine, Reader’s Digest and Grazia, and worked on several television documentaries.
In 1997 she was named Reporter of the Year in the prestigious UK Press Awards for articles from the conflicts in Bosnia and Afghanistan and reports on the legacy of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.
The judges commended the “quality, flair and courage of her outstanding reports” saying she had “brought to life events of world importance by showing how they affected the lives of ordinary people”.