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Kylie Morris's Biography

 
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In 2007, Kylie Morris took over from Sarah Smith fronting More4 News. She later became the Washington Correspondent of Channel 4 News.

Kylie Morris studied Japanese and English Literature in Australia. She then became a journalist with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation for seven years.

In 1998, Kylie Morris came to the UK and studied for a Masters in International Relations at the London School of Economics.

After her studies she joined the BBC. Initially working for the World Service she became a field producer and then foreign correspondent for the BBC generally.

In 2001, Kylie Morris became the only foreign correspondent permanently based in Gaza City. The difficult nature of the role was highlighted when the BBC's Alan Johnston was kidnapped in 2007.

From 2002 to 2003, Morris was the BBC's Kabul correspondent. In 2003, Kylie Morris travelled with the British soldiers into the southern city of Basra in Iraq.

Later, Kylie Morris became the BBC's South East Asia correspondent, before joining ITN in July 2006 as Channel 4 News's Asia Correspondent, taking over the Bangkok bureau from Ian Williams.

According to the BBC's profile of Kylie Morris:

"Kylie travels with a favourite compass and a pair of kewpie dolls for good luck, and is superstitious about her microphone leads."

Jon Snow once accidentally called her 'Kylie Minogue' on air.



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