Rachel Wright

Rachel Wright

Journalist and film-maker

Rachel Wright has been a journalist and film-maker for nearly 30 years, travelling throughout the world for the BBC. From Kabul to Belfast she has reported from the heart of war zones, to investigating child abuse in India, to following Catholic pilgrims on their journey to Rome. She has also worked as a political correspondent for the BBC, reporting on events at Westminster and Downing Street.

In the past 10 years she has trained many journalists in places ranging from Khartoum to Islamabad and worked as a media consultant for organisations such as UNICEF, Lloyds of London and Surrey Satellite Systems.

In the past 2 years she has spent a considerable amount of time in Macedonia – working with journalists at 360 Degrees – a USAID-funded investigative film programe which has won numerous awards. She has also produced an hour-length observational documentary about the last 6 weeks of the mandate of the Special Prosecutor’s office that has been broadcast in the Balkans and will soon be aired on the BBC.