The London and Seoul breaking news hubs have become integral to The Post’s newsroom since their launch a year ago. Vicky joins us as part of an expansion that will see both operations grow by 40 percent this year, to 14 full-time staffers in each city.
Vicky is a talented linguist and skilled digital journalist who spent six years covering global news for the BBC before returning to university last year for graduate studies. Her byline will be familiar to our readers; as a contributing reporter on the London hub this year, she demonstrated her speed, versatility and eye for interesting tales as part of the team that produced The Post’s live coverage of the war in Ukraine.
Vicky began her career covering the Middle East and North Africa for BBC Monitoring, then moved to BBC News to become a journalist on the World desk. She covered the pandemic and the 2020 U.S. elections, and she also spent time on the Europe desk covering stories from around the continent.
Vicky is a graduate of King’s College, Cambridge, with a BA in Asian and Middle Eastern studies. She will soon complete an MA in South Asian studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. She speaks advanced Arabic, French and German, as well as intermediate Persian and Spanish. She starts Oct. 10.