Lyse Doucet

Chief International Correspondent, BBC, London, United Kingdom

Lyse Marie Doucet is a Canadian journalist who is the BBC’s chief international correspondent and an occasional contributing editor. She presents on BBC TV and World Service radio and reports across the BBC’s global and domestic outlets. She has reported from the Middle East for the past 20 years and has been covering events in Afghanistan Pakistan and Iran since 1988. Before joining the BBC’s team of presenters, Ms. Doucet had postings in Jerusalem. Amman, Tehran, Islamabad, Kabul, and Abidjan. Her most recent awards in the past year include a Peabody in the United States for work on Syria and the James Cameron Award in the UK. She was made an Officer in the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in this year’s Queen’s Honours List in the UK and awarded an Honourary Doctorate from the University of St Andrews.