Dharshini David

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Dharshini David
Born Dharshini David
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 news 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 BBC1 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 latterly presented business news bulletins & programmes for Sky, including the flagship business programmes "Jeff Randall Live" and "Business Live", and also presented "Sky News Tonight" with Adam Boulton and other general news programmes


  1. ^ a b c Dharshini David becomes New York-based World Business Report Presenter BBC Press Office, 31 July 2006
  2. ^ a b c Biography - Dharshini David Sky News Press Office
  3. ^ Bank weighs two-speed economy BBC News, 4 July 2001
  4. ^ a b c Tesco recruits top BBC business presenter guardian.co.uk, 29 February 2008
  5. ^ Mortgage woes 'exceed forecasts' BBC News, 20 September 2007
  6. ^ "Dharshini David Joins Sky News’ Business Team". Sky News Press Office. 16 September 2009. Retrieved 17 October 2012. 

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