John is an independent multimedia journalist currently based in Erbil, Iraq and focused primarily on conflict & humanitarian issues. He has reported from countries including Libya, Turkey and Egypt for VICE News, Al Jazeera, The Guardian, The Washington Post, The New York Times, Newsweek, The Sunday Times Magazine and others. His work has been shortlisted for the Bayeux-Calvados Awards for war correspondents among others.

Email: john.mackenzie.beck [at]