Amelia Gentleman is a reporter for the Guardian. She was named journalist of the year 2019 for her work uncovering the Windrush scandal and she also won the Paul Foot award, the Cudlipp award and the Amnesty impact prize for the investigation.
Her book ‘The Windrush Betrayal: Exposing the Hostile Environment’ is published by Guardian Faber, and has been shortlisted for the Orwell prize.
Previously she was Delhi correspondent for the International Herald Tribune, and Paris and Moscow correspondent for the Guardian
The Windrush Betrayal, Exposing the Hostile Environment
‘Gentleman passes from intitial bemusement at the number of cases of injustice she uncovers to downright shock at the examples of official indifference and incompetence.’ – The Times
‘A timely reminder of what truly great journalists can achieve.’ – David Olusoga
‘It is impossible to overstate the importance of this heartbreaking book.’ – James O’Brien