Daljit Dhaliwal is an anchor, correspondent and host. She has covered international and national events for TV and radio and reported on international and local U.K. news in the field.
Daljit has covered many of the major stories of the last decade, including the wars in Iraq & Afghanistan, the 9-11 Commission, the Balkans, Middle East & Northern Ireland conflict, the recent US presidential race and the global economic meltdown to name a few.
She has interviewed newsmakers including the late Yasser Arafat, Pakistan’s late Benazir Bhutto, former CIA chief James Woolsey, former U.S. Defense Secretary William Cohen, former presidential candidate Wesley Clark, Northern Ireland’s Gerry Adams, former US Secretary of State Madeline Albright, Israel’s Ehud Olmert and Shimon Peres, Mexico‘s Vincente Fox, Russia’s Sergei Lavrov, Liberia’s Charles Taylor and Britain’s Jack Straw. And on a lighter note, Jon Stewart of The Daily Show!
Daljit worked as an anchor for CNN International in Atlanta, GA, Independent TV News (ITN) in London, the BBC in New York, London, Washington D.C., Northern Ireland, Scotland and the north and northwest of England, PBS in New York, Washington D.C. and Los Angeles and ABC News Now in New York.
TV AND RADIO NEWS SHOWS:
“World News for Public TV,” “Worldfocus,“ “Channel Four News,” for ITN, “Your World Today,” “Global Challenges,” & “World Report,” for CNN International, “Foreign Exchange,” Wide Angle,” “Global Watch,“ & ‘Worldfocus“ for PBS, “World News” for BBC and The Takeaway on NPR.
For BBC local news in Northern Ireland, Scotland, north and northwest of England, for ABC News Now in India, for “Worldfocus” in Singapore, India and the Baltic states of Latvia, Estonia & Lithuania and for CNN International in the U.K.
OTHER INTERNATIONAL WORK:
As a Moderator for the Clinton Global Initiative and UN Panels in New York and The Hague on press freedom, the aids pandemic, child soldiers, violence against women, global education and children’s rights.
Daljit was born and educated in the U.K. She has a bachelor’s with honors, a postgraduate degree and an honorary doctorate.