Jodie Ginsberg
chief executive, Index on Censorship

Jodie Ginsberg is the chief executive of UK-based freedom of expression organisation Index on Censorship. Index publishes works by censored writers and artists in an award-winning global quarterly magazine and campaigns against censorship worldwide. Founded in 1972 to tell the untold stories of dissidents from behind the Iron Curtain and beyond, Index magazine has published some of the greatest names in literature and best-known campaigners of our age including Vaclav Havel, Nadine Gordimer, and Samuel Beckett.

Prior to joining Index, Jodie worked as a foreign correspondent and business journalist and was previously UK Bureau Chief for Reuters. She sits on the council of global free expression network IFEX and the board of the Global Network Initiative, and is a regular commentator in international media on freedom of expression issues.

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