Maggie Michael is an investigative reporter for ICIJ based in Cairo, Egypt.

Maggie has more than 15 years of experience covering conflicts across the Middle East, and has gained deep knowledge of its political, social, and cultural dynamics. In 2019, she was part of an Associated Press team that won many international awards including the Pulitzer Prize for international reporting, Michael Kelly Award, IRE, and McGill Medal for Courage for groundbreaking investigations of corruption, torture, and other war crimes in Yemen, a country plagued by protracted civil war.

She is a mother of Sofia aka Lili and has 15 mostly Egyptian cats who accidentally multiplied during her travels.