Eileen Byrne

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London, United Kingdom


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GRNlive France 24

Eileen Byrne

Reporting mainly in English, with fluent Spanish and French.
I have previously worked as a journalist in Mexico, France, Washington DC, Morocco, Tunisia, and Qatar. 
I was a reporter on the Caracas newspaper The Daily Journal for one year, back in the 1990s. 
In 2015-2016 I edited TV news scripts at Al Jazeera English in Qatar. Based in Tunisia 2011-2015, I reported regularly for The Guardian (London) and The Economist magazine, and occasionally for France 24 TV, London's LBC radio, and Canada's CBC radio. I edited news from across the Americas at the Agence France-Presse bureau in Washington DC for two years until 2001.
I have a first degree in history from Manchester University, England, and a postgraduate degree from Oxford University.

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English Spanish French

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https://eileenbyrne.tumblr.com/ -- For words & pics from my 2-week reporting trip to CARACAS, VENEZUELA in February 2018.


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For BBC World Service radio programme, 'From our own Correspondent', after a visit to Algeria for the 2014 presidential election.


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http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/oct/13/tunisia-breeding-ground-islamic-state-fighters

Reporting on Tunisians who traveled to join the war in Syria, 2014.


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