Lindsey Parietti

Lindsey Parietti is a video and print journalist based in Cairo, Egypt, where she has covered breaking news, politics, culture and environment for seven years. In 2013, along with a group of daring reporters she co-founded online news site Mada Masr, which remains one of the only independent, critical news outlets in the country. Despite multiple rounds of crackdowns on local and foreign journalists, Lindsey is constantly in the field, pushing boundaries and bringing the stories of people to light. Before moving to Cairo in 2008, Lindsey graduated with degrees in journalism and political science from Boston University and covered state politics for the MetroWest Daily News. Her work has been published or broadcast by the Associated Press, Reuters, The Sunday Times, Huffington Post, The Boston Globe, Egypt Independent and Mada Masr, among others.

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