Eileen Byrne

Eileen Byrne

Berlin, Germany


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Eileen Byrne

Currently based in London, this week in Berlin, my interests include: development issues; politics; economics; the environment; regional history and popular culture.
I have previously been based in Mexico, Venezuela, France, Washington DC, Morocco, and most recently in Tunisia, and then Qatar. 
In 2015-2016 I edited TV news scripts at Al Jazeera English in Qatar.
In Tunisia 2011-2015, I reported for The Guardian and The Economist, also covering breaking news for outlets including France 24 TV, and London's LBC radio. 
From 1999 to 2001, I edited news from across the Americas at the Agence France-Presse bureau in Washington DC.
I have a first degree in history from Manchester University, England, and a postgraduate degree from Oxford University, specialising in Middle East history.

SKILLS

 


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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