BBC World News: Meet The Team
Meet the BBC World News team - view our new TV trail.
Check your local listings and tune into BBC World News, our 24-hour news channel.Jon Sopel, Presenter, Global with Jon Sopel
Jon Sopel is a presenter and correspondent on the BBC News channel and BBC One in the UK and a lead anchor on BBC World News. He joined the BBC in 1983 as a reporter and producer on BBC Radio Solent and has since garnered national acclaim in his extensive reporting across UK politics. In 2007 Jon was named political journalist of the year by the Public Affairs Industry.
Jon served as chief political correspondent for BBC News before spending four years as the BBC's Paris correspondent. In 2005 he became main presenter on The Politics Show on BBC One where he interviewed the most senior political figures in the UK and abroad. Read more.Lyse Doucet, Chief International Correspondent
Lyse Doucet is an award-winning Chief International Correspondent and Senior Presenter for BBC World News television and BBC World Service Radio.
She is regularly deployed to anchor special news coverage from the field and interview world leaders. Lyse also reports across the BBC including for BBC Newsnight.
She played a key role in the BBC's coverage of the "Arab Spring " across the Middle East and North Africa and has covered all the major stories in the region for the past 20 years. She is a regular visitor to Afghanistan and Pakistan from where she has been reporting since 1988. Read more.Komla Dumor, Presenter, Focus on Africa
Komla Dumor joined the BBC in 2007 after a decade of broadcast journalism in his native Ghana where he won the Ghana Journalist of the Year award. Between 2007 and 2009 he hosted Network Africa for BBC World Service, before joining The World Today programme.
In 2009 Komla became the first host of the African business news programme on BBC World News TV, Africa Business Report. Komla has travelled across Africa, meeting Africa's top entrepreneurs and reporting on the latest business trends around the continent. In February 2010 Komla became one of the lead presenters for the BBC World News TV's European morning segment. Read more.Yalda Hakim, Presenter and Correspondent
Yalda Hakim joined BBC World News in December 2012 as a presenter and correspondent. She made her on-screen debut in March 2013 presenting a special three part series of Our World entitled, Iraq: Ten Years On.
Before joining BBC World News, Yalda was the presenter of SBS Dateline in Australia. From a headline-making investigation in Afghanistan's Kandahar province to her reporting from Libya during the Arab Spring, Yalda has built up a wealth of journalistic experience around the world. Read more.Stephen Sackur, Presenter, HARDtalk
Stephen Sackur, the presenter of HARDtalk, BBC World News' flagship current affairs interview programme, has been a journalist with BBC News since 1986. Broadcasting across BBC World News, BBC News Channel and BBC World Service, Stephen has interviewed many high-profile guests.
In November 2010, Stephen was awarded the 'International TV Personality of the Year Award' by the Association of International Broadcasters.
Before taking over HARDtalk, Stephen was based in Brussels for three years as the BBC's Europe Correspondent. He travelled across Europe to cover major stories around the continent, including Europe's worst terror attack of recent times in Madrid in 2004, and the expansion of the European Union from 15 countries to 25. Read more.Mishal Husain, Presenter, BBC World News
Mishal Husain presents news bulletins on BBC1 in the UK and is known internationally for her work on BBC World News, where she fronts the flagship programme Impact with Mishal Husain.
She was one of the main hosts for daily coverage of the London 2012 Olympic Games on the BBC and has also presented BBC2's Newsnight.
Mishal has reported from around the world for the BBC and presented live programmes on location including from Pakistan after the deaths of Osama bin Laden and Benazir Bhutto, from Cairo during the Egyptian revolution and from China during the Beijing Olympics. Read more.
Have you ever wondered what goes into making a TV trail for BBC World News? Join us behind the scenes as we film our new promo. Jon, Yalda, Mishal, Lyse, Stephen and Komla describe the atmosphere on set and their experience of working with the BBC's creative team and production crew.
View the behind-the-scenes photographs taken during the filming of our new TV trail.Continue reading the main story
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