Will Brown is a journalist working for The Economist newspaper in London. Soon he will be reporting on West Africa from Dakar, Senegal. 

In the past his work has appeared in Al Jazeera, The Guardian, VICE News, The Times, The Telegraph, The Spectator, The New Statesman, the New Internationalist, News Deeply and Marie Claire. He has also spoken on Sky News, taught for the British Council in New Delhi and researched a prospective project with the BBC to film the rescue of underage girls in Maharashtra, India. He has reported from across the UK, Israel, Morocco and India. He has also lived in France and the US. 

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  • Shortlisted for The Times' Richard Beeston Bursary 2017, an award for young foreign affairs journalists.
  • Included in Al Jazeera's best photos of 2016. 
  • Shoot the Frame international portrait award, May 2017. 
  • The Times - Young Journalists' Academy writing competition, 2011. 

Skills and Qualifications

  • Trained by the Press Association in London. NCTJ Diploma in News Reporting. 
  • First Class degree in History (GPA 4.0) from the University of Manchester. 
  • Accredited by the UK's National Union of Journalists.

Reporting, features, foreign investigations, photojournalism, shorthand, video journalism, in-depth research, editing and production, mobile journalism, social media, reviews, oral histories, digital storytelling.