Sherine Tadros

Representative and Head of New York (UN) Office, Amnesty International

Sherine Tadros is an award-winning former Middle East correspondent for Sky News and Al Jazeera English. She covered the political turmoil in Lebanon in 2007, during which time she was based in Beruit and traveled frequently to Syria. She was one of only two foreign journalists inside Gaza during the Israeli war on the Strip in 2008-09; her work earned her several award nominations, including an Emmy. She was honored with a Peabody Award in 2011 for her reporting on the Arab uprisings in Egypt, Yemen and Libya. In May 2014, she joined Sky News as the Middle East correspondent based in Cairo, and reported regularly from Iraq, Tunisia and Southern Turkey. Her report on the takeover by Iraqi forces in Tikrit earned her a War Correspondent of the Year nomination at the 2015 Bayeux-Calvados Awards. She joined Amnesty International in June.

Follow her on Twitter at @SherineT.