Robert Crilly is a British-Irish journalist currently based in the United States. Crilly was educated at Downing College in Cambridge, England, before beginning his career as a reporter. He eventually assumed the role of Edinburgh Bureau Chief for The Telegraph before departing to work as a correspondent in East Africa for The Times and then for The Telegraph.
After his time in Africa, Crilly moved to New York to work as a freelance reporter and editor for several publications. Crilly was hired by the Washington Examiner in 2019 to cover the Trump Administration and remained in that post until 2021. He is now a senior US political reporter for the Daily Mail.