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Last Updated: Thursday, 20 October 2005, 12:21 GMT 13:21 UK
Guto Harri
BBC North America business correspondent

Guto Harri became North American business correspondent, based in New York, in August 2005.

Guto joined BBC News 24 as Chief Political Correspondent in November 2002. He also presented the channel's weekly interview programme, One To One.

Guto has been a regular presenter on BBC television and radio programmes such as The World at One, Westminster Live, Straight Talk, Despatch Box and The World This Weekend.

He was based in Rome from July 2004 to January 2005.

Guto has also worked on the S4C news programme Newyddion and on a number of historical documentaries for S4C, as well as presenting BBC Wales' main election programme.

Guto Harri was born in Cardiff in 1966. He was educated through the medium of Welsh at Tonyrefail, Bryntaf and Ysgol Gyfun Llanhari.

He then went on to read Politics, Philosophy and Economics at Queen's College, Oxford, before undertaking a postgraduate course in Broadcast Journalism at the Centre for Journalism Studies, Cardiff.

Guto joined the BBC in Cardiff, before moving to London to cover the UK and the world for the Welsh language news service provided to S4C by the BBC.

He played a key role in covering the collapse of communism in Romania, Czechoslavakia and East Germany before reporting on the Gulf War from Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Northern Iraq.

Soon afterwards, Guto became BBC Wales' Political Correspondent.


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