Ryan McChrystal
assistant online editor, Index on Censorship

Ryan McChrystal is the assistant online editor at the UK-based freedom of expression organisation Index on Censorship, which publishes the work of censored writers, artists and campaigners worldwide. He works with a network of journalists in addition to writing on a variety of topics including media and academic freedom.

As part of Index on Censorship’s awards programme he works closely with campaigners and activists around the world, including in Turkey and Bahrain.

Having started as a news reporter in Northern Ireland, he moved on to writing for various business-related magazines in London. He graduated in history and politics from Queen’s University, Belfast.

Follow Ryan on Twitter: @ryanmcchrystal