Simona Foltyn

Simona Foltyn

Simona Foltyn is Al Jazeera English’s Iraq correspondent, based in Baghdad. Prior to joining Al Jazeera in 2019, Simona freelanced for five years, cov... ering Iraq, South Sudan, Sudan and Ethiopia for France24, PBS Newshour, the Guardian, Foreign Policy and others. She regularly partnered with Type Investigations and was a Pulitzer Center Grantee. Her investigation into the disappearance of $1bn of South Sudan's foreign reserves and her reporting from rebel-held areas earned her the Kurt Schork Memorial Award. Simona holds a Masters in Public Affairs from Princeton University and previously worked for the United Nations and the Boston Consulting Group.


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