Hind Hassan Biography
Hind Hassan is a British – Iraqi journalist and correspondent. She has worked for Sky News, and is currently reporting for Vice News.
Hind Hassan was born in Iraq, but her parents moved to the UK to study at Hull University, when Hind was three years old.
Hind Hassan England
Growing up in northern England, Hind considers herself a citizen of both countries. Hind came back to visit Iraq for the first time since leaving it in 2001, and then again in 2004, by which time it had been drastically changed by the war and by the overthrowing of Sadam Hussein’s regimen.
For her education, Hind attended the University of Leeds from 2003 to 2007, graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Medicinal Chemistry. Her dissertation focused on retrosynthesis drug design and organic focused medicinal chemistry.
After graduating from Leeds, she moved south and attended the City University of London from 2008 and 2009, graduating with a Master’s degree in Broadcast Journalism.
In July 2010, Hind started working as a news producer for the Al Jazeera Media Network. She remained there until May 2012 and covered the tumultuous events of 2011’s ‘Arab Spring’.
In October 2011, Hassan was a member of the team that first broke the news of Muammar Gaddafi’s death.
During the same time, Hind worked as a news producer for Sky News, where she started in July 2009 and remained until July 2013, transitioning into a role as international content producer in her last year there.
She also reported on the events of the Arab Spring for Sky, and during her stint there was involved in producing and reporting for Sky News’ international coverage.
While at Sky News, Hind was also involved in reporting on the trial of Julian Assange, the plight of Syrian refugees, and the British terror trials.