Joe Parkinson & Drew Hinshaw
Joe Parkinson and Drew Hinshaw are Wall Street Journal Pulitzer Prize finalists and nominees who have covered Nigeria for more than a decade. Their work has been submitted for virtually every international reporting award. Two of the newspaper’s most seasoned foreign correspondents, they have reported from more than 60 countries. Their 2017 narrative on the Chibok kidnapping is one of the longest stories the newspaper has published in its 125-year history. It is cited internally as a model for digital era longform journalism. They are both experienced public speakers and regularly appear on national television and radio shows. Parkinson, a native of London, is the Journal’s Africa Bureau Chief, based in South Africa.
Joe Parkinson, a native of London, is the Journal’s Africa Bureau Chief for the Wall Street Journal and a Pulitzer Prize finalist currently based in Johannesburg, South Africa. One of the Journal’s most seasoned foreign correspondents, he has reported from more than 30 countries and his work has won numerous international awards. His 2017 investigation into the Chibok kidnapping was one of the longest stories the Journal has published in its 130-year history and was the seed for his first book, Bring Back Our Girls.
Drew Hinshaw is a former Fulbright scholar who studied media and political journalism and has worked extensively with the West African press. He is a native of Atlanta, is a senior correspondent based in Europe.