Sopho "Sophie" Shevardnadze (Georgian: სოფო შევარდნაძე; Russian: Софико Паатовна Шеварднадзе) (born Sophiko Shevardnadze, September 23, 1978) is a correspondent for RT. She is the granddaughter of former Georgian President and Soviet minister of foreign affairs Eduard Shevardnadze, and was known to join him on some high-level meetings between the Soviets and the Americans when she was in her teens. She was born in the Georgian SSR, Soviet Union but the family moved to France when she was 10. She learnt ballet and piano and got a diploma from the Conservatoire de Paris.
Later she graduated with a cinema degree from Boston University 2001 and studied in the masters program in TV journalism at New York University. After graduation 2005, she worked as a producer for ABC-TV, before returning to work in Georgia. After hearing about the upcoming launch of RT, she moved to Moscow and has been a presenter with the network since the launch.
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