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Amanda Coakley

Amanda Coakley is an award-winning international correspondent and journalist fellow at the IWM in Vienna, where she covers Central and Eastern Europe and the Balkans.

She has reported for The Irish Times, The Guardian, Foreign Policy, POLITICO Europe, The Financial Times, Al Jazeera, Euronews, The National, Deutsche Welle, BBC Radio 4, RTÉ, CNN International and Channel 4 News.

Before her move to Austria she was a roving reporter and covered the Venezuelan migration crisis, Pakistan's general election in 2018, the war in Nagorno-Karabakh and the humanitarian crisis in Burkina Faso.  

As a producer she has worked extensively with Channel 4 News in London. Her work on the coronavirus pandemic with the programme was awarded ‘Coronavirus journalism excellence’ by Press Gazette in July 2020.

Her reporting has earned her an MHP International Affairs Reporting Award, and she was selected as a One World Media Fellow for 2021/2022.

She is HEFAT certified and a member of the Frontline Freelance Register.

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