Rossalyn Warren is an award-winning journalist, writer, editor, and author based in London.
She’s contributed xx tro Guardian, CNN, Vox, The New York Times, Washington Post, The Atlantic, and Wired, among other places. She was previously a senior news reporter for BuzzFeed News in London, where she helped set up the UK’s news coverage.
She mostly reports on the intersection between social issues and technology, often with a focus on feminist reporting / women. This can range from MeToo stories, to chasing a prison down in China.
Also designs and produces digital projects, including 7/7 project, and a whatsapp which was nominated for xxx.
Her reporting has also won a Words By Women award, and she’s been nominated for Orwell Prize, Amnesty International Award, British Journalism Award.
In 2015, she published a digital book about online harassment, Targeted and Trolled: The Reality of Being A Woman Online, with Penguin. She’s currently writing a book about Silicon Valley and death.
Her #MeToo investigation prompted an internal xx, and was included in Bloomberg and Vox’s 2018 ‘best of’ reporting about the movement. Her expose on TripAdvisor prompted 600,000k to sign a petition, and the multi billion tech company to introduce new safety measures.
finalist, british journalism new reporter/ amnesty award / go back to bio in bear app
Her exposé into tabloid’s exploitation of mothers on benefits was nominated for a 2017 Orwell Prize, and her interactive WhatsApp conversation with a refugee was nominated for a British Journalism Award. Her reporting has been used by CNN to grill Donald Trump about his ‘Muslim ban’ and condemned as “fake news" by the Burundi government.
She spent five years reporting from across Latin America, Europe, and Africa, and spoke to GQ about this. She's been awarded grants and fellowships from the United Nations Foundation, International Women's Media Foundation, the National Geographic, and the European Journalism Centre.
She also serves as a digital consultant
vocal about need for better diversity in uk press
For fun, she’s Making My Way Downtown, a nostalgia email list reflecting on classic songs. She doesnt have a podcast yet.
She is also founder of Kando
Secure contact: DM me on Twitter for my Signal
Usually sitting in a coffee shop, London