About Joseph Mayton
Joseph Mayton is a longtime editor and journalist, having spent the majority of the past decade in Egypt and the Middle East reporting, commentating and covering the events on the ground.
He started and is currently the Editor-in-chief at Bikyanews.com. The website has grown from a small Egypt-focused news portal into a globally reaching global south focused news site. We currently bring in hundreds of thousands of visitors monthly and have won two awards in our four years of publishing. It is a grassroots initiative that works with volunteer journalists across the globe to deliver quality journalism for the world. Our idea is to create locally-focused reporting that is understandable and interesting to a global audience.