Hugh Miles


Hugh Miles

Hugh Miles is an award-winning investigative journalist specialising in the Middle East and North Africa. He has worked for a wide variety of media including the BBC, CNN, Al Jazeera, the Guardian, the Telegraph, Independent, Foreign Policy, London Review of Books, Mirror, Express, Sun, Mail and more. He has written and produced for BBC Radio 4, and produced TV documentaries for Al Jazeera English in Egypt and Libya. In 2000 he was chosen as The Times / Sky News Young Journalist of the Year.

Hugh is the author of two books, Al Jazeera: How Arab TV News Challenged the World (published Jan 2005, First Prize 2006 Grand Prix du Livre des Dirigeants Catégorie Livre d’investigation) and Playing Cards in Cairo (April 2008). He has contributed to several more: Les Arabes parlent aux Arabes: La révolution de l'information dans le monde arabe (May 2009),Al Manakh 2: Export Gulf (April 2010), Revolution in the Arab World (Feb 2011, #1 Kindle Bestseller about the Middle East), National Broadcasting and State Policy in Arab Countries (Jan 2013).

Since 2005 Hugh has been a Contributing Editor of the American University in Cairo’s media journal.  In 2014 he received an honourable mention in the Young Stationers' Prize, awarded for achievement and promise in journalism and publishing.

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