Deborah Haynes

Deborah Haynes

Foreign Affairs Editor, Sky News

Deborah is foreign affairs editor, covering the biggest foreign stories around the world and carrying out her own investigations. She has reported from Europe on Brexit the United States on Donald Trump, and broken stories on suspected Russian disinformation operations and suspected cyber attacks in the UK. 

Before joining Sky, she was defence editor and previously Iraq correspondent at The Times. She covered wars in Iraq, Afghanistan and Libya, as well as focusing on armed forces issues in the UK, including exposing the true extent of a funding crisis within the UK’s military. 

She won the Amnesty International award for national newspaper human rights reporting in 2008 for a series on the plight of Iraqi interpreters working for UK forces in Iraq. 

This series also won Deborah the inaugural Bevins Prize for investigative journalism in 2008. 

Prior to joining The Times, Deborah worked for the Reuters news agency after six years at AFP in Tokyo, Geneva, Baghdad and London.