Harriet Williamson

Commissioning editor@harriepw

Harriet joined The Independent as full-time Voices Commissioning Editor in January 2022, after freelancing for the desk since May 2021. As part of Voices, she delivers a diverse list of opinion pieces each day, and writes engaging content throughout the week, including the Sunday Editor’s Letter. Harriet has specialised in opinion and features since beginning her journalism career in 2013. She has been published by The Guardian, British Vogue, Foreign Policy, The Sunday Times, Vice, New Statesman, The Huffington Post, Metro, Cosmopolitan and Novara Media, and made media appearances on BBC News, BBC1’s The Big Questions, LBC, BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio London and 5Live. She is particularly interested in UK politics, social policy, mental health and digital culture. Email Harriet with your unique and insightful pitches for Voices.

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