Veteran journalist Louise Branson, a former Sunday Times foreign correspondent and USA Today editorial writer, has reported from dozens of countries including China, the former Soviet Union, the United States, the former Yugoslavia, and more. Her work has appeared in news outlets around the globe including the Washington Post, Boston Globe, Baltimore Sun, Newsday, CNN, CBS, PBS Newshour, C-SPAN, NPR, BBC, Sky News and more.

A UK native, Louise grew up in Uganda, attended boarding schools in Kenya and Britain, and graduated from the universities of Lancaster and Paris. She speaks several foreign languages.


Louise is co-author, with Doder, of biographies of Gorbachev and Milosevic. She completed The Inconvenient Journalist after illness prevented Doder from doing so. She and Doder appeared in the 2020 Al Jazeera documentary Thailand's Last Resort.  She lives in Chiang Mai, Thailand, and also has a home outside Washington DC.