Kaya Burgess

News Reporter, Religious Affairs Correspondent, and Deputy Diary Editor at The Times in London, United Kingdom

Kaya Burgess

News Reporter, Religious Affairs Correspondent, and Deputy Diary Editor at The Times in London, United Kingdom

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News Reporter, Religious Affairs Correspondent and Deputy Diary Editor at The Times of London.

Named Young Campaigning Journalist of the Year for the #cyclesafe campaign at the MHP Awards, longlisted for the Paul Foot Award, and nominated at the Press Awards and British Journalism Awards.

At The Times, Kaya has also worked on the Time to Mind child mental health campaign, covered the Media patch, written for the Times2 features section, and been Commissioning Editor of the EurekaiPad app.

Also to be found performing in London folk clubs, filming and editing video dispatches, pointing telescopes at starry skies, and kicking footballs as captain of the (slightly erratic) Times football team.

Former Parisian and Sevillian, member of the French Foreign Legion (for a week) and qualified gravedigger (seriously).

email stories to: kaya[dot]burgess[at]thetimes.co.uk

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    • The Times, London