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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, alongside World News Today at 1900 on BBC Four weekdays and 2100 every weekend on BBC News. Outside Source is also on the BBC News channel Mon-Thurs at 2100.

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

mapEditorial area:
Global (except UK)
11 March 1991
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historyFormer names:
BBC World Service TV
BBC World
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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 Journalist
Celia Hatton Correspondent
David Eades Presenter
Eddie Botsio Executive Producer
Elaine Jung Producer
Elaine Jung Journalist
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 Central America Correspondent
Laura Westbrook Journalist
Lebo Diseko Presenter
Leisha Chi Journalist
Lucy Hockings Journalist
Lyse Doucet Presenter
Maleen Saeed Journalist
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
Tamasin Ford Journalist
Tanya Beckett Presenter
Tiffany Sweeney Journalist
Tim Willcox Presenter
Tom Donkin Journalist
Tulip Mazumdar Global Health Correspondent
Victoria Fritz Journalist
Yalda Hakim Presenter
Zeinab Badawi Presenter

…at BBC

Chris Roberts Project Engineer
Fran Unsworth Director BBC World Service Group
Helen Boaden Director of BBC Radio
James Harding Director of News and Current Affairs
James Purnell Director of radio education arts music learning and children
James Purnell Director of Strategy
Tony Hall Director-General

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