Last updated: 12 october, 2011 - 15:01 GMT

Rebecca Kesby

Rebecca Kesby

  • Studied politics at The University of Leeds
  • Joined the BBC in 1996 working in local radio
  • Has been at the BBC World Service since 2000
  • She has reported from Africa, China and the US
  • Leisure pursuits include hill walking and indoor climbing

As humans we pick up so many signals about people based on what they look like, body language, clothing and so on - but on radio all that is cleared out of the way so you're much more likely to understand someone else's perspective.

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