May Jeong is a Kabul-based freelance writer. Her work has been published in print and online in the New York Times, Guardian, Financial Times, Marie Claire, New Yorker, and Sports Illustrated, among others. May was a finalist for the Canadian National Magazine Award in the Best New Magazine Writer category for her 2012 Toronto Life article, which exposed a gang rape scandal in an immigrant community in Toronto. Before freelancing, she worked in newsrooms at the Globe and Mail, Reuters, and The Daily Star in Beirut, Lebanon. She completed a Reporters Instructed in Saving Colleagues course in Nairobi, Kenya in October 2013, as well as a hostile environment training course funded by the Rory Peck Trust at Columbia University in October 2012.