Kim Ghattas

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Kim Ghattas covers international affairs for the BBC as well as Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign. She was the BBC's State Department correspondent from 2008 to 2013 and traveled regularly with the secretary of state. She was previously a Middle East correspondent for the BBC and the Financial Times, based in Beirut. Ghattas was part of an Emmy Award-winning BBC team covering the Lebanon-Israel conflict of 2006. Her work has also been published in Time magazine, the Boston Globe, and the Washington Post and she appears regularly on MSNBC and NPR as a commentator.

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As journalists, we often takefor granted that the way we do our job, how we get our information or get on air is obvious. Butevery now and then, when I tell friends what my week has been like, I realise there is real interest not just in the story but also curiosity about the tricks of the trade. So many thingsabout reporting on the news cannot be seen on air, or divined by reading a newspaper...

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"dateline: Beirut Good morning from Lebanon! A beautiful morning in the mountains after a rainy night #lebanon pic.twitter.com/sFMt9xJ5le— Kim Ghattas (@BBCKimGhattas) June 20, 2015 I’ve just spent the last two weeks here visiting family, doing ..." Read more of this blog post »
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