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BBC World News is the BBC's international news and current affairs television channel, owned by BBC Global News Ltd, one of the corporation's commercial group of companies, which earns revenue from overseas which then goes back into UK programme making.

As the channel is funded by advertising and sponsorship revenue and follows a global news agenda, the channel is not shown in the United Kingdom except for an overnight simulcast on the BBC News channel and BBC One and some evening output on BBC News.

The channel's output is produced by BBC News on behalf of BBC Global News Ltd.

Editorial areaGlobal (except UK)
Launched11 March 1991
Former namesBBC World Service TV
BBC World

Contact BBC World News

Postal addressBBC Broadcasting House
Telephone+44 20 8576 2308
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Aaron Heslehurst Presenter
Alice Baxter Presenter
Alpa Patel Presenter
Azi Farni Sports Presenter
Babita Sharma Presenter
Ben Thompson Presenter
Catharina Moh BBC Click Reporter
Celia Hatton Correspondent
David Eades Presenter
Eddie Botsio Executive Producer
Elaine Jung Journalist
Elaine Jung Producer
Geeta Guru-Murthy Presenter
George Alagiah Presenter
James Menendez Presenter
James Coomarasamy Presenter
Jenny Hill Berlin Correspondent
Jon Sopel Presenter
Karin Giannone Presenter
Kasia Madera Presenter
Katy Watson South America Correspondent
Lebo Diseko Presenter
Leisha Chi Journalist
Lucy Hockings Journalist
Lyse Doucet Presenter
Marc Edwards Sports Presenter
Mariko Oi Journalist
Maryam Moshiri Journalist
Matthew Amroliwala Presenter
Mike Embley Presenter
Nada Tawfik Journalist
Peter Okwoche Presenter
Rebecca Morelle Global Science Correspondent
Reged Ahmad Presenter
Rico Hizon Presenter
Ros Atkins Presenter
Sally Bundock Presenter
Sarah Stone Presenter
Sharanjit Leyl Presenter
Sophia Tran-Thomson Journalist
Stefan Levy Journalist
Tamasin Ford Journalist
Tanya Beckett Presenter
Tiffany Sweeney Journalist
Tim Willcox Presenter
Tom Donkin Journalist
Tulip Mazumdar Global Health Correspondent
Victoria Valentine Presenter
Yalda Hakim Presenter
Zeinab Badawi Presenter

…at BBC

Alistair Tyne Engineer
Amol Rajan Media Editor
Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson Non-Executive Director
Bob Shennan Group Managing Director
Charlotte Moore Chief Content Officer
Chris Roberts Project Engineer
Dame Elan Closs Stephens Member for Wales
Deborah Turness CEO of News and Current Affairs
Gautam Rangarajan Group Director of Strategy and Performance
Glyn Isherwood Chief Operating Officer (2)
Helen Boaden Director of BBC Radio
Ian Hargreaves Non-Executive Director
June Sarpong Director of Creative Diversity
Ken MacQuarrie Director of Nations & Regions
Kerris Bright Chief Customer Officer
Leigh Tavaziva Chief Operating Officer
Richard Sharp Chairman
Robbie Gibb Member for England
Shirley Garrood Non-Executive Director
Sir Nicholas Serota Senior Independent Director
Steve Morrison Member for Scotland
Tim Davie Director General
Tom Fussell CEO - BBC Studios

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