Dharshini David

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Dharshini David
Born Dharshini David
London, England
Education Economics, University of Cambridge

Dharshini David is an English economist and broadcaster. After working at HSBC, and the BBC she became a business correspondent and presenter for Sky News in 2009.

Early life[edit]

David was born and brought up in London[1] David was educated at the James Allen's Girls' School in Dulwich, South London, and read Economics at Downing College, Cambridge.[2] She has also worked for independent think tank Oxford Economic Forecasting, for the UK's Government Economic Service, and for HSBC Investment Bank as its UK Economist in London.[2]

Broadcasting career[edit]

David joined the BBC in 2000 as an economics correspondent.[1][3] She worked on national BB1 bulletins, BBC News 24, and on its international counterpart BBC World.[4] She also presented for the BBC's current affairs series Panorama,[2] BBC One news and BBC Radio.[4] She was appointed the BBC's New York Business Presenter in July 2006[1][5] and presented World Business Report from New York.[4] and covered the emergence of the credit crunch from Wall Street.

In September 2009, she joined Sky News as a business and economics correspondent.[6] She currently presents business news bulletins & programmes for Sky, including the flagship business programmes "Jeff Randall Live" and "Business Live".

Controversy[edit]

On January 14th, 2015 she apologized immediately after French columnist Caroline Fourest showed on camera the new cover of the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo showing a caricature of Mahomet and stopped the interview on SkyNews. This interview took place a few days after a terrorist attack against the newspaper and many have criticized this decision as a lack of courage and professionalism.[7]

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