Hazel Sheffield is a British multimedia journalist living in London.
Her work can be found at The Guardian, Wired, Institutional Investor, The Times, the Observer, the Telegraph, the Financial Times, The Economist, 1843, the Independent, the Evening Standard, Vice, the BBC, NME, The Quietus, Long+Short, the Columbia Journalism Review.
Hazel was the Fulbright Alistair Cooke Scholar at Columbia University, New York, 2011-2012. She graduated with an MS in digital media from the journalism school, where she made a documentary about a record store that was bought by Capital New York (now Politico) and the BBC.
She was the business editor of the Independent until summer 2016.
Ever since, she has been on the road documenting alternative economies in the UK with a grant from the Friends Provident Foundation.
That project is at farnearer.org.