Ismail Einashe is an award-winning journalist and writer who has written for The Guardian, BBC News, The Sunday Times, Foreign Policy, and The Nation, among many others. In 2021, he won the inaugural Investigative Journalism for the EU (IJ4EU) Impact Award as part of the Lost in Europe team. In 2019, he won a Migration Media Award, and in 2020 he was shortlisted for the European Press Prize. In 2019, he was an Alicia Patterson Foundation Fellow where he reported on China’s role in Africa, focusing on Kenya, Ethiopia, Tanzania and Zambia. Ismail has co-edited the book, Lost in Media: Migrant Perspectives and the Public Sphere, a collection of essays on the representations of migrants and refugees in the European media. He is an Ochberg Fellow at the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma at Columbia University.