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Maryam Moshiri is one of the faces of national and global business news on the BBC. She has reported and presented on some of the biggest events in the financial and business world over the past ten years, from the economic impact of the 9/11 attacks to the more recent global financial crisis. Maryam was on live on air when the BBC broke the Lloyds/HBOS merger and has reported on, and takes a keen interest in, the growth of China and India as world economic powers. Over the years Maryam has interviewed some of the world’s top economists, investors and FTSE 100 bosses, including Sir Richard Branson, Willie Walsh and Jeff Bezos.

Maryam is a regular anchor on BBC World, which is viewed by millions of people worldwide – recently she was presenting during the fall of Tripoli. She has also presented national 60 second news updates on BBC1, contributed to Radio 4’s Today programme and worked as a roving Business Correspondent for the BBC’s flagship Breakfast programme.

Maryam is Iranian born, though she has lived in Britain since the age of one. She speaks fluent Italian, Farsi and good French. Maryam holds a Masters degree in Broadcast Journalism from the London College of Communication and has a BA Honours degree from University College London.

News presenter Maxine Mawhinney will leave the BBC today after 20 years with the corporation. “Today I leave BBC News after almost 21 years it’s been an absolute privilege. Join me – last broadcast 2-5pm. Saying goodbye at 4.50pm,” said Maxine. Born in Belfast in…

Al-Jazeera International has announces the appointment of more presenters to its new channel which launches on Wednesday November 14. Nazanine Moshiri, who previously worked as a presenter of ITV’s Morning News, joins the channel’s London broadcast Centre in Knightsbridge as a presenter and reporter. The…