Freelance journalist, writer, editor
Lyra McKee is a freelance journalist based in Belfast, Northern Ireland. She has written for publications including BuzzFeed, The Atlantic, and Private Eye. In 2006, she was named Sky News Young Journalist of the Year. In 2016, Forbes Magazine named her one of their 30 under 30 in media in Europe. She is represented by Janklow & Nesbit, a literary agency based in London and New York, and is currently working on her second book, with the first soon to be published. She is also an editor of Mediagazer, a media news site based in Silicon Valley.