My name is James Haines-Young and I am a photojournalist and writer based in Beirut, Lebanon.
In the summer of 2012 I graduated in International Relations from the University of Sussex, England. A year after graduating, having worked with The Nottingham Post newspaper for 3 months, I moved to Lebanon.
When I arrived I worked with Time Out Beirut (TOB) as a staff writer and photographer until I became the managing editor. Whilst working with TOB I also contributed freelance to a number of outlets including The Guardian, The Economist, Vice and Al-Monitor. After nearly a year at TOB I left to do more freelance work and have continued working with these outlets, as well as others (for a full list see here). I also spent several months as a freelance copy-editor at Al Monitor.
As of January 2016, I am at the Daily Star Lebanon as a reporter and editor on the Lebanon desk.
I cover a range of subject from news to lifestyle. My main focus is on issues facing Syrian refugees and social issues.
I also have a portfolio of my images which is a collection of both published and unpublished images as well as personal photo projects.
If you want to get in ccontact with me about anything I’m available on twitter @JHainesYoung