Charlie is an independent journalist currently located in Jordan’s capital city Amman. Prior to this, she spent 12 months in Turkey where she was based in Istanbul but regularly travelled all around the country – from the Black Sea Coast to the border of Syria.
Her current work focuses on migration, economics, human rights, gender issues and culture, predominantly across the Middle East but she has also reported on the migrant crisis in Greece and the current protests in Hong Kong. Her bylines include the BBC, The Independent, The Telegraph, Daily Mail, Al Jazeera, The National and Middle East Eye. She speaks conversational Turkish and is studying Arabic and French.
Following an NCTJ-certified Journalism degree in the UK, she covered local news for two years before progressing to the role of news editor at a national trade magazine in London.