George Arney (journalist)

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George Arney is a journalist for BBC and was until 2009 one of the hosts of The World Today and Outlook on the BBC World Service. He was educated at Clifton College and Cambridge.

He has been a producer for the BBC and was a BBC correspondent in Pakistan in the 1980s. He has also hosted BBC Radio 4's Crossing Continents in the past. He has authored a seminal[1] book on Afghanistan.[2][3]

He was BBC correspondent in Pakistan from 1986 to 1988, and BBC correspondent in Sri Lanka from 1994 to 1996.

He has written regularly for newspapers and journals including The Guardian and The Economist.

In 2007 he was named International Radio Personality of the Year by the Association for International Broadcasting (AIB).

Personal life[edit]

Arney is separated from wife Razia Iqbal, a BBC journalist.[4]


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