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Orla Guerin is a BBC News Correspondent based in Africa.

Prior to this, she was a Middle East Correspondent.

Orla joined the BBC as news correspondent in 1995 and in January 1996 was posted to the West Coast of America (based in Los Angeles) where she handled a variety of stories including the Oscars. She was BBC’s Southern Europe correspondent – based in Rome – from July 1996 to June 2000. Prior to joining the BBC, Orla worked as a newscaster, presenter and foreign correspondent for Ireland’s RTE News.

In 2002 Orla was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Essex and won the Broadcaster of the Year Award from the London Press Club. In 2003, she was awarded the News and Factual Award by Women in Film and Television UK.

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