FT reporter Munshi moving to Africa
Neil Munshi has been appointed West Africa correspondent at Financial Times and will be based in Lagos, Nigeria.
He will begin his new role in the new year.
He is currently a reporting for the FT in New York.
Munshi previously was the paper’s Chicago and Midwest correspondent, where he was best known for being one of the reporters arrested while covering the riots in Ferguson, Missouri, in 2014. Prior to that appointment, Munshi was a “beyondbrics” reporter based in India.
He also was the U.S. writer for FirstFT, a twice-daily email on news from the FT and across the web.