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Profile: Tanya Beckett

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Tanya Beckett talks about the programme and her career in journalism

Tanya Beckett is the presenter of Business Edition on the BBC World News channel.

After graduating from Oxford University, Tanya spent four years as an investment banker for Commerzbank in Frankfurt and Citibank in London.

BUSINESS EDITION
BBC World News channel
Weekdays
2200 GMT

She has worked as a presenter for the BBC since 1998, anchoring a variety of news and business programmes across the BBC's domestic and international output.

In 2003 Tanya moved to the US, where she hosted live shows in New York and Washington, reporting on key events such as the 2004 presidential election and the Wall Street Financial scandals.

Tanya speaks German and French, and her hobbies include tennis, long-distance running, theatre acting and directing.

Business Edition with Tanya Beckett will be broadcast weekdays at 2200 GMT on the BBC World News channel. Find out more information about regional broadcast times here.



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