Jessica Baldwin graduated from the Columbia University School of Journalism in 1988. Since then she has worked in print journalism at the Associated Press, and then in television journalism at APTN (the AP’s broadcast division) and ABC News. She joined Al-Jazeera English in 2007 and has worked there since, based in London covering mainly arts and culture. Jessica’s work in the field has included Iran, conflict in the Balkans, Crimea, Northern Ireland and the Middle East. Jessica is on the Alumni Board of the Columbia School of Journalism and Chair of its International Committee.