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Shiulie is currently working with Al Jazeera International.

Shiulie joined ITV News as a general reporter in January 1998 and since then has covered major events both at home and abroad, including three years as Home Affairs Editor of ITV News.

In 2001 she was named Best Television News Journalist at the British Telecom Ethnic Multicultural Media Awards.

During the conflict in Kosovo, Shiulie was based in southern Italy from where she reported on the bombing missions flown by Nato crews. She secured the first television report from the British aircraft carrier HMS Invincible heading for action off the coast of Montenegro. Post-conflict, she reported on the continuing tensions in the divided town of Mitrovica.

On the domestic front, Shiulie has covered a wide range of prominent stories for ITV News including the Stephen Lawrence Inquiry, the May Day disturbances, the death of the Queen Mother and the terrorist threats to the UK following the events of September 11, 2001.

Her journalistic career began in 1989 when she joined BBC Radio Cleveland as a programme assistant. In 1990 she became a news trainee at the BBC and went on to report for BBC’s East Midlands Today. By 1991 Shiulie was regularly presenting their half-hour news slot – one of the youngest people ever to do so. In 1993 she joined the BBC’s Country File programme as a presenter and this was followed by a move in 1995 to Newsroom South East as a reporter/presenter.

Shiulie was born in Leeds but spent the early part of her childhood in India with her family. When she was five the family returned to the north-east of England where she was raised and educated.

She has a BA (Hons) Law degree from the University of Kent. Shiulie Ghosh is married to a fellow journalist and lives in London.