BBC Journalist at “Beyond the Borders” International Doc Festival 26/8-2/9
in Castellorizo island, Greece
BBC reporter Razia Iqbal will attend “Beyond the Borders” International Documentary Festival in Castellorizo and will participate in the International Panel to be held on 29 August, entitled “From news reporting to historical research”.
Razia Iqbal is a presenter for BBC News: she is one of the main hosts of Newshour, the flagship news and current affairs programme on BBC World Service radio, which is broadcast around the world, including on more than 300 NPR stations in the US. She also regularly presents The World Tonight on the BBC’s national network, Radio 4. She was the BBC’s arts correspondent for a decade, during which she travelled around the world covering arts and culture for television news. She has been a journalist with the BBC for nearly three decades. She has worked as a political reporter, and as a foreign correspondent in Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Most recently, she has covered the 2016 Presidential campaign in the US; the German and Turkish elections and travelled in India and Pakistan making programmes for radio and television. She was born in Uganda, Kampala and moved to London as a child.