Elizia Volkmann

Elizia Volkmann

Tunis, Tunisia


Available: Yes


Elizia Volkmann

Multi-lingual journalist, photograph and video reporter. (I speak: English, French, Spanish & basic Tunisian Arabic)
Please note for ease of contact for crisis reporting, can you contact me via SMS, Whatsapp, Skype as emails can go unnoticed as I receive so many and I don't get alerts whereas other apps will ping me.

I am an expert mobile journalist using multiple new media formats for live reporting. Working both in front and behind the camera.  Currently supplying to Middle East Eye. I have provided in-studio expert opinion on Al Jazeera News.   Former News Editor for Tunisia Live 

Currently investigating human trafficking and criminal economies in Tunisia, Libya and the Sahel. 

Skilled interviewer having interviewed heads of state to political activists and victims of torture and violence I can skillfully get you the interviews you need even in difficult to reach places.  I have built up a strong network of contacts here in North Africa that I can tap into to help you get the stories you need.  

I provide written articles, video reports, photography and video footage for media organisations to edit.  I am a self-shooter, have my own video equipment. Ready to travel at a moment's notice.  I also hold visas and permits for Western Libya.

Based in Tunis I cover Morocco, Tunisia, Libya and Egypt, later this year I will be travelling to Algeria.

My main areas of interest and contacts are: Breaking News, Terrorism and radicalisation, Human Rights, health and humanitarian issues, women, migrants. Expert in North African Busines, Economics, Trade and EU Relations.

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Factory workers in Marrakech, Morocco making polo tops for Lacoste


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Stories

  • A Toxic Relationship: Saving the Environment is key to survival of Tunisian Democracy & Economy

    Tunis, Tunisia Current Affairs April 30 @ 12:00am

    Tunisia is locked into a cycle of pollution, seeking funding for reducing pollution from major donors such as the World Bank and increasing debt. Government policies and inefficient waste management have led to toxic overload on water sources. Raw effluent is being pumped out into a lagoon near... Read more

  • The Art of Happiness in Tripoli

    Tunis, Tunisia Arts & Books April 30 @ 12:00am

    Tripoli has been torn apart by war and control by militia since the onset of civil war in 2014. One brave young woman opened an art centre to counter the relentless misery and lack of opportunity for artists there. Four months on thanks to very careful and strategic, low profile advertising and... Read more

  • The Art of Happiness in Libya

    Tunis, Tunisia Arts & Books April 30 @ 12:00am

    Tripoli has been torn apart by war and control by militia since the onset of civil war in 2014. One brave young woman opened an art centre to counter the relentless misery and lack of opportunity for artists there. Four months on thanks to very careful and strategic, low profile advertising and... Read more

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