Afua Hirsch is a journalist and presenter at Sky News. She can currently be seen presenting Sky News World News, on Sunrise, and as Social Affairs Editor, reporting on issues ranging from radicalisation to immigration. She previously wrote for the Guardian Newspaper, both in the UK and as a Foreign Correspondent, establishing the paper's West African bureau and covering the war in Mali. She came to journalism from the legal profession where she was a barrister practising human rights law. She regularly writes for the Guardian and Observer newspapers, hosts awards ceremonies and events, and speaks widely on diversity, social justice and the media. She is the author of 'Brit(ish)' - a narrative non-fiction book about identity, to be published by Jonathan Cape in Spring 2018.