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Last Updated: Thursday, 27 November 2003, 17:58 GMT
Caroline Wyatt
Caroline Wyatt
BBC Paris correspondent

Caroline Wyatt was appointed Paris correspondent in July 2003.

From November 2000 she was the BBC's Moscow correspondent, covering President Vladimir Putin's rapprochement with the West, improvements in Russia's economy and the situation in Chechnya.

She joined the BBC as a News and Current Affairs trainee in 1991, after gaining a postgraduate diploma in journalism from City University in London in 1990.

From 1993 to 2000 she was based in Germany, as Bonn correspondent and then as Berlin correspondent.

Her experience of Iraq and the Middle East dates back to 1998 and the Desert Fox campaign where she spent a month reporting from Baghdad on the Iraqi reaction to the British and American bombings.

Caroline has also reported from Israel and was based in Albania and Kosovo in 1999, covering the Nato campaign and the subsequent return of Kosovo Albanian refugees to their homes.

From November 2000 she was the BBC's Moscow correspondent, covering President Vladimir Putin's rapprochement with the West, improvements in Russia's economy and the situation in Chechnya.

In November 2001 to April 2002, Caroline covered the British and US campaign in Afghanistan from the Northern Alliance HQ in Khodja Bauhouddin in northern Afghanistan, as well as the subsequent peace-keeping efforts in Kabul and Baghram.

In Janurary 2003 she was based in Kuwait reporting on the build-up of the United States and British troops in the Kuwaiti desert during the Iraq crisis.

Caroline studied English and German at Southampton University, which included a six month exchange programme at Rutgers University in New Jersey, USA.


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