Laura Dixon is a British freelance journalist. She joined GIJN as an associate editor after four years reporting from Colombia, and previous freelance stints in Paris and Austin, Texas. Her work on the end of Colombia’s 52-year conflict with the FARC guerrilla group and the Venezuelan migration crisis was published by The Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic and US News, among others.
She is a former staff reporter of The Times in London, and has received grants and fellowships from the International Women’s Media Foundation, the Pulitzer Center, and Journalists for Transparency. She also spent time as the Financial Times’ Sander Thoenes Fellow and undertook a media fellowship with the CSIS to travel the length of the US-Mexico border. She has a BA in English Literature and Spanish from Trinity College, Dublin, and an MPhil in Latin American Studies from Cambridge University. She is currently based in the UK.