Firle Davies BBC » IWMF Alumni

IWMF Alumni represent all media platforms including, print, broadcast, online and multimedia. These talented news professionals work with the IWMF as Mentors, Fellows, or Grantees. They are based around the world and are united in their pursuit of under-reported stories that are essential in shedding light on global issues. The IWMF is proud to support this community further develop their on-the-ground reporting skills through training, grants, mentoring, and reporting trips.

Firle Davies -- BBC

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A journalist for more than two decades, Davies has worked for the BBC since 2000. She has reported for domestic and world service radio, domestic and world television, and has produced online and current affairs documentaries. Davies has worked in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan and Zaire, among other countries. She has covered topics such as the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, the civil war in Sudan and the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Somalia in the early 1990s.

Davies is the 2009/10 Elizabeth Neuffer fellow, the fifth recipient of the annual fellowship.


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