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Jen Stout is a Scottish freelance journalist who has covered the war in Ukraine for major outlets including BBC radio, London Review of Books, Prospect, and the Sunday Post. Previously she had jobs in TV and radio with the BBC, and was a local newspaper reporter. Jen specialises in long-form and investigative reporting, and is a regular public speaker and host of debates on topics around politics and journalism.
Her work in Ukraine has been shortlisted for prizes by Amnesty International, the Foreign Press Association and the Scottish Press Awards, among others. In 2023 she won a Travelling Scholarship from the Society of Authors, and a Rory Peck Trust bursary in 2022. Jen's book about covering the war in Ukraine, Night Train to Odesa, will be published on 2nd May 2024 with Polygon.
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