Lindsey-Hilsum

Is Lindsey Hilsum Married? Inside Her Personal & Family Life

English television journalist and writer Lindsey Hilsum now serves as an International Editor for Channel 4 News. She joined Channel 4 News in 1997.

The award-winning correspondent has covered major conflicts such as wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Kosovo and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Besides, she has been serving as a regular contributor to The Guardian, The Sunday Times, The Observer, The New Statesman, and Granta.

Hilsum began her career as an aid worker with OXFAM in Central America and later moved to UNICEF in east and southern Africa. Moreover, she was a contributor for the BBC and the Guardian based in Kenya.

In 2012, she published her first book titled Sandstorm: Libya in the Time of Revolution. Likewise, her second book In Extremis: The Life and Death of the War Correspondent Marie Colvin was released in 2018. The book was shortlisted for the Costa book prize in the biography category in 2019.

For her remarkable contribution, she is the recipient of numerous awards such as the Royal Television Society Journalist of the Year, James Cameron Award, One World Broadcasting Trust award, Amnesty, Voice of the Viewer and Listener, and the Charles Wheeler Award.

Get to know Lindsey Hilsum age, wiki, marital status, family life & facts here.

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Lindsey Hilsum Husband: Is She Married?

Hilsum is currently unmarried and does not have a husband. She is still actively involved in her profession in her 60s.

The journalist barely talks about her personal life in the media. She is active on Twitter with more than 79k followers.

Lindsey has not mentioned her husband or partner in any interviews. In fact, she was not involved in any relationships in past.

Lindsey Hilsum Age & Wiki

Born on 3rd August 1958, Hilsum is 63 years of age now. She hails from Great Malvern, England.

Lindsey attended Worcester Grammar School for Girls in her hometown. Afterward, she went to the University of Exeter and earned a degree in French and Spanish.  In 2004, she received an honorary doctorate from the University of Essex.

Growing up, she admired the female correspondents of the Second World War including Lee Miller, Martha Gellhorn, Clare Hollingworth to name a few.

Who Are Lindsey Hilsum Parents?

Hilsum is the youngest daughter of parents Cyril Hilsum and Betty Hilsum. She comes from an intellectual family background as her father Cyrill is a British physicist and material scientist.

Cyrill carried out research on infra-red devices and semi-conductors and introduced III-V semiconductors into electronic technology. He is a recipient of numerous awards including the Max Born Prize, Faraday Medal, and the Royal Society’s Royal Medal.

Lindsey grew up with an older sister named Karen Burt (26 Nov 1954 – 20 June 1997). Karen was an engineer and campaigner for the recruitment and retention of women in engineering.

Her paternal father was a street trader.

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