Maggie O’Kane

Maggie O’Kane is chair of the European Press Prize board. She is an award winning former foreign correspondent and  Multimedia Investigations Editor at the Guardian.  She is founder of  Guardian Films, the Guardian’s  Emmy award winning documentary strand and has recently left the Guardian to establish  the Global Media Campaign to End Female Genital Mutilation, expanding the  media FGM campaign launched by the Guardian in 2014. The Global Media Campaign is an  international media network that  supports  activists and journalists to accelerate the end of Female Genital Mutilation by using both  local radio, TV and all available social media platforms to help a new generation of media activists to end  FGM within a generation. 

Her previous awards include British Journalist of the Year,  Foreign Correspondent of the Year and Amnesty International Journalists of the Year.  

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