Ismail Einashe is a journalist and writer. He has written for the Guardian, The Sunday Times, BBC, NBC News, the Nation, Foreign Policy, Frieze, NPR and the New York Times, among many other places. He sits on the editorial board of Tate Etc. the magazine of the Tate Museums.
He has worked for BBC Radio Current Affairs and presented on BBC Radio. Ismail has reported from over a dozen countries in Europe, Africa and the Middle East covering everything from migration, refugee issues to human rights and conflict.
Ismail is a 2019 Alicia Patterson Foundation Fellow, a Dart Center Ochberg Fellow at Columbia University Journalism School and an associate at The Centre for the Study of Global Human Movement at the University of Cambridge.
He is the co-editor of Lost in Media: Migrant Perspectives and the Public Sphere (Valiz, 2019) which gathers critical responses to the representations of migrants in the media in Europe through nine essays by prominent writers, artists and journalists. With contributions by Ece Temelkuran, Aleksandar Hemon, Nesrine Malik, Tania Bruguera, Daniel Trilling, and others.