Deborah Haynes joins Sky News as Foreign Affairs Editor

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Deborah Haynes joins Sky News as Foreign Affairs Editor

Deborah Haynes – defence editor of The Times newspaper – is joining Sky News as Foreign Affairs Editor.

“I look forward to being a part of the team that reports on the biggest stories around the world and why they matter.” said Haynes.

Haynes graduated from the University of Cardiff in 1999 with a degree in law and Japanese.

In 2008, Haynes won the inaugural Bevins Prize and an Amnesty International UK Media Award for her work documenting the dangers that Iraqi interpreters faced after the withdrawal of British troops from the country. She also campaigned for Iraqi interpreters to be allowed to live in the UK.

She was awarded with an honorary degree from the University of Salford in Manchester in 2011.

Sky News director of news-gathering, Jonathan Levy, added: “Deborah is a brilliant journalist with nearly two decades of experience covering international affairs.

“Her appointment underlines Sky News’ commitment to original journalism and foreign news.”

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