Iraq Oil Report has hired award-winning Beirut-based news and features journalist Lizzie Porter as its new senior correspondent covering energy, politics and security.
In her new role, Porter will be based between Baghdad and Erbil.
Currently, Porter is working as a freelance journalist and also as the Beirut correspondent at Monocle Magazine. Previously, she was the content editor, travel desk at Telegraph Media Group. There, she wrote news and features for print, online and mobile platforms.
Porter has also interned at The Daily Telegraph, Brunswick Group, News U.K., News International and Trinity Mirror.
In addition, she has served as editor at The Oxford Student newspaper and as a news reporter at The Cambridge News.
Porter is a B.A. in French from University of Oxford and a master’s degree holder in Middle East studies from American University of Beirut.