News and Feature Writer

Jessica Elgot is an award-winning news reporter and feature writer, currently assistant news editor at The Huffington Post UK.

Based in London, she specialises in reporting religion, race relations, extremism and human rights. She won theĀ Wyn Harness Prize for Young Journalists 2011.

She is a regular commentator on HuffPost Live, and has discussed wide-ranging subject on BBC Radio 4, Radio Nottingham and 5Live.

Previously, she was a senior reporter and online editor at the Jewish Chronicle, and freelanced for the Independent and the i Paper.

“treats a serious subject in an entertaining way, without losing sight of the underlying issues”
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