My journalism career starting in the 1980's includes extensive work in Africa, the Middle East, Eastern & Central Europe, the former USSR & Russia as well as North, Central & South America with occasional forays into south Asia.

I've covered stories in more than 50 countries for international broadcasters and production companies. These include BBC News, BBC Newsnight & Panorama, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Frontline TV News, Christian Science Monitor News, NBC News and ABC News.

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Tira Shubart
Freelance International Journalist and Media Trainer

The Rory Peck Trust

Rory Peck was one of the most respected freelance journalists of his generation. He was killed in Moscow in 1993.

The Rory Peck Trust is a journalists' charity dedicated to the safety and welfare of freelance newsgatherers around the world. I was a co-founder and remain as a Trustee.

Written after ten years of covering Iran, 'Lifting the Veil; Life in Revolutionary Iran' was published in 1995, Hodder & Stoughton
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Rooftop studio, Nairobi. Kenya Elections

Covering Mandela's funeral

Sky News Review