Nicola Kelly

Nicola Kelly is a London-based reporter for the BBC World Service and BBC Radio 4 specializing in minority communities and human rights in sub-Saharan and East Africa. She recently presented a BBC radio documentary on religious freedom in Egypt and will be presenting long and short-form pieces for the World Service from Myanmar next month. She regularly interviews and broadcasts live from the field for English and foreign language services. Her work has also appeared in The Guardian, Thomson Reuters Foundation and Al-Jazeera, among others. Nicola speaks French and Italian and is currently studying Arabic. Before moving into journalism, Nicola worked for the British Foreign Office, posted to Istanbul as the Media Advisor to the Syrian National Coalition. She also has three years experience covering multilateral relations in Brussels, Paris and Rome.

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