Author. Writer. War, human rights and investigative journalist.
Hollie McKay is an author, writer, human rights and foreign policy expert. She was an investigative and conflict journalist for Fox News Digital for over fourteen years where she focused on warfare, terrorism, and crimes against humanity.
Hollie has worked on the frontlines of several major war zones and covered humanitarian and diplomatic crises in Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Syria, Iran, Turkey, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Burma, Russia, Africa, Latin America, and other areas.
Her globally-spanned coverage, in the form of thousands of print articles and essays, has included exclusive and detailed interviews with numerous captured terrorists, as well as high-ranking government, military, and intelligence officials and leaders from all sides.
She has spent considerable time embedded with U.S and foreign troops, conducted extensive interviews with survivors of torture, sex slavery and forced child jihadist training, refugees, and internally displaced people to communicate the complexities of such catastrophes and war crimes on local populations.
Hollie’s columns are regularly referenced in mainstream publications and academic journals. Hollie is broadly acclaimed by her peers as one of the most diligent reporters in her field and author of the nonfiction military and human rights historical “Only Cry for the Living: Memos from the ISIS Battlefield.” (Jocko Publishing, March 2011). She has been the recipient of numerous foreign press and humanitarian awards.
In addition, Hollie serves as the Director of Media and Outreach for the Burnt Children Relief Foundation (BCRF) to attain medical help for Syrian war victims, as well as on the boards of several international NGO’s including EMERGENCY USA for war victims across the world.