Francesca Ebel is a writer and multimedia journalist based in Tunis, Tunisia.
Francesca Ebel is a writer and multimedia journalist currently based in Tunis, Tunisia. Prior to this, she worked for the Associated Press as a journalist in Moscow.
Her written and video work from across Russia and Ukraine has appeared in The Independent, Politico Europe Magazine, The Los Angeles Review of Books and Coda Story among other publications.
In addition to her work in Russia, Francesca spent much of 2014-2015 covering aspects of the ongoing war in eastern Ukraine. Alongside her freelance work in Ukraine, Francesca founded an independent reporting project called The Nose.
Winner of Hugh Cudlipp student award for coverage of Ukraine crisis (2016)
Runner-up for The Guardian's Student Multimedia Journalist of the Year Award (2015)
Shortlisted for Cosmopolitan's Ultimate Woman of the Year Award for her work combatting rape culture and perceptions of sexual assault (2015)