Roger Hearing is a journalist and news presenter with the BBC World Service.
Roger Hearing was born in London and brought up in west Dorset. His journalism career began with the Birmingham Post and he joined the BBC World Service in 1987. During the course of his career with the BBC World Service he has reported from such countries as Zambia, Iraq, Burma, Azerbaijan, India, and Peru. Since 1999 he has presented The World Today, Newshour and other programmes for the BBC World Service. Hearing can also be heard on BBC Radio 4 as a relief presenter on The World Tonight.
He has covered such important events as the civil wars in Angola and Mozambique, the build-up to the first Persian Gulf War, the UN intervention in Somalia, and the genocide in Rwanda.
- ^ BBC profile of Roger Hearing: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/talking_point/552775.stm#hearing
- ^ http://www.specialistspeakers.com/?p=2697