Eric Reidy is an award-winning journalist and a staff editor and reporter 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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