Eric Reidy

eric reidy1Eric Reidy is the Migration & Special Coverage Editor for The New Humanitarian. He has reported extensively on migration in the Mediterranean as well as on humanitarian aid work and anti-migrant vigilante groups at the US-Mexico border and the effort to document crimes and atrocities in Syria’s civil war.

Eric won the 2021 Elizabeth Neuffer Award Gold Medal for his coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on refugees, asylum seekers, and migrants. In 2016, he was a finalist for a National Magazine Award and for the Kurt Schork Memorial Award for International Journalism for his work on Ghost Boat – an investigative series about the disappearance of 243 refugees in the Mediterranean Sea.

Eric has written for WIRED Magazine, the New Republic, MIT Technology Review, Mother Jones, The New Humanitarian and the Nation, among other outlets.

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The New Humanitarian

MIT Technology Review


New Republic

Mother Jones

The Nation

Foreign Policy

Al-Jazeera English

VICE News 

Refugee Deeply

Al-Jumhuriya English


Middle East Eye


The Samir Kassir Center for Media and Cultural Freedom

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