Olivia Crellin is a freelance producer, on-air reporter and documentary filmmaker working primarily for the BBC World Service in London. She is an award-winning journalist specializing in international online and broadcast news. She also occasionally writes long-form non-fiction work.
Her multimedia work has appeared in TIME, the Wall Street Journal, The Economist, The Guardian, Al Jazeera America, The New Internationalist, The Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, VICE News, AJ+, Global Post, The London Evening Standard, Reuters, PRI’s The World and CBC among others. She covers stories about human rights, women’s rights, immigration, world politics, the environment and social movements.
A member of the Overseas Press Club, she is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese and holds degrees from the University of Cambridge and Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism in New York. She’s reported from Chile, Ecuador, Brazil, Malawi, the Middle East and lived and worked in three major cities in the United States.