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Emmet Livingstone


Works remotely from Dakar

  • 14.6934
  • -17.448
  • Rate On-demand
  • Experience 7+ years
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Location and workplace preferences

Dakar, Senegal
Remote only
Primarily works remotely


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  • French

    Native or bilingual

  • English

    Native or bilingual


Skills (12)

Emmet in a few words

I'm the English-language correspondent for Agence France-Presse in West Africa, covering news from nine countries in the region.

This involves writing flawless copy to tight deadlines, as well as translating perfectly from French to English. Previously, I worked as a reporter at Politico Europe in Brussels.

In addition to journalism, I have done regular copyediting and proofreading work for international clients such as the Literary Review of Canada and the Times Educational Supplement.

I have also written corporate copy for tech clients, notably for the Berlin-based strategic design consultancy DK&A.



West Africa correspondent

Dakar, Senegal

November 2019 - Today (3 years and 3 months)

Covering news in English out of Cape Verde, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Senegal and Sierra Leone.

National Geographic - The Walt Disney Company

National Geographic Explorer

Ghana, Burkina Faso, Senegal

September 2019 - February 2020 (5 months)



Brussels Area, Belgium

September 2015 - May 2019 (3 years and 8 months)