CHRISTINA LAMB

2017

SUE - LLOYD ROBERTS MEDIA AWARD

Christina Lamb was awarded the Sue Lloyd MEdia Award  for her outstanding reporting on the refugee crisis in 2016 whilst working as a Senior Foreign Correspondent for the Sunday Times of London. Christina is one of Britain’s leading foreign correspondents and a bestselling author.  She has reported from most of the world’s hotspots, in particular Afghanistan and Pakistan, which she has covered since she was 21. Within two years she had been named Young Journalist of the Year. Since then she has won numerous awards including five times being named Foreign Correspondent of the Year and Europe’s top war reporting prize, the Prix Bayeux. She was made an OBE in 2013.  In 2016 she won the Foreign Press Association award for Feature of the Year for reporting on the Chibok girls in Nigeria and in 2015 Amnesty International’s Newspaper Journalist of the Year for reporting from inside Libyan detention centres.