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BBC News journalist departs after 45 years

By Staff

1st July 2015

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BBC News world affairs correspondent Mike Wooldridge left the corporation yesterday (30 June) after 45 years with the public service broadcaster.

Wooldridge joined BBC News in 1970 as a sub-editor at Bush House, before becoming a news reporter in 1978. Positions held by Wooldridge include time as a correspondent in East Africa and Johannesburg, religious affairs correspondent, South Asia correspondent and most recently world affairs correspondent, a role he took up in 2001.

In 2002, Wooldridge was honoured with an OBE for services to broadcasting in developing countries.

 

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