Zeinab Badawi

Presenter of World News Today, BBC

Ms. Zeinab Badawi is the presenter of World News Today, one of BBC World News' flagship news and analysis programmes. Also broadcast on BBC Four in the UK, World News Today with Zeinab Badawi is aimed at an audience in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Previously a presenter of BBC World News “The World”, Zeinab has worked in UK broadcasting for two decades.  After reporting and presenting programmes on UK politics from the BBC's Westminster studios, Zeinab joined BBC World News where she has become a regular face, presenting debates on major issues as well as being a presenter of HARDtalk, interviewing such personalities as the Dalai Lama, President of Sudan, Omar al-Bashir, and US General Tommy Franks. Zeinab has also worked in radio, regularly presenting The World Tonight on BBC Radio 4 and Newshour on BBC World Service radio.