Jean Lesieur was a correspondent and editor for the French news magazines Le Point and L'Express, among other publications. He also served as an editor and editorial consultant for the Hachette-Filipacchi publishing group in New York and in Paris. In 2006, he joined the team that created and developed the French international news channel, France 24, broadcast in French, English, and Arabic. He now does media consulting work in Paris and in Boston while continuing to report and write for various publications. He is the author of two novels.