impact editor The Bureau of Investigative Journalism
Miriam Wells took up the newly-created role of Impact Editor at The Bureau of Investigative Journalism in June 2019, with a mandate to build a strategy for sparking change through investigative journalism. She had previously served as production editor. Prior to working at the Bureau she worked as an editor for Vice News and as a correspondent in Latin America reporting for the Sunday Times, New York Times and Foreign Policy among others. Miriam started her career at the Argus newspaper in Brighton and Hove before spending four years working for BBC radio. She has a strong interest in human rights, social justice and public interest journalism and has won or been nominated for multiple journalism awards, including an Amnesty International Media Award.