Sophie is a freelance producer working in TV, radio and digital.

She has spent the last few years at the BBC World Service, covering news and current affairs for The Newsroom and Global News Podcast.

She was NPR's field producer based in London, working across the UK and Ireland to cover Brexit negotiations, the politics of the Union, the general election and the Coronavirus pandemic. 

Sophie has reported from ColombiaSomaliaKenya, Mexico, Spain, Argentina, Poland and Senegal. In 2016 she won a fellowship from the International Women’s Media Foundation to report from the US-Mexico border on issues of migration and border life. She speaks French and Spanish fluently.

Sophie worked as a researcher on documentaries for BBC PanoramaChannel 4 Dispatches and Investigation Discovery. 

Her writing has appeared in Al Jazeera English, VICE and The Guardian.

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Email her at seastaugh (at) hotmail co uk