Ruth Maclean Ruth Maclean Copy URL Embed / Widget Suggested Hashtags Ruth Maclean wiki Ruth Maclean bio Ruth Maclean net worth Ruth Maclean age Ruth Maclean married QR Code Ruth Maclean Ruth Maclean Gender Female Ethnicity White / Caucasian Occupation Journalist Location Dakar, Senegal  Email ruth@ ruthmaclean.com College University of York (2004-2007)  City University London (2010-2011)  Ruth Maclean is a multimedia journalist based in Dakar, Senegal . She is West Africa correspondent for The Guardian .    Education Maclean graduated the University of York with a Bachelor's degree in History and Philosophy . She went on to attend City University London , where she received a Master's degree in Broadcast journalism .  Career She has worked for the Guardian, The Times , The Sunday Times , the BBC, CNN and many other news organizations across Africa, Latin America, the Middle East and Europe.