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Sharanjit is a Singaporean presenter and producer of global news with a truly international perspective.
Sharanjit Leyl is an experienced Producer and Presenter with over 15 years of broadcasting experience. With the BBC World News, she regularly anchors Asia Business Report and Newsday from the BBC's Singapore studio. She is also a reporter and producer on the shows along with World Business Report. She has filed reports for radio on the BBC World Service business programmes as well as its arts and culture programme The Strand, and has written for BBC news online. As a Singaporean broadcaster, she is unique in bringing her local connections and perspectives to bear on global issues.
Noteworthy interviews include the Prime Ministers of Thailand, Pakistan and New Zealand, the Presidents of the Philippines and East Timor, former Prime Ministers of Australia, Malaysia and Singapore, current and former Presidents of the World Bank and the IMF, chief executives and chairpersons from various Fortune 500 companies ranging from Microsoft to Wal-Mart.
Sharanjit joined the BBC in 2003 and was previously with Bloomberg TV in Tokyo and Bride Information Systems financial news service before that. She began her journalist career with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in 1997 after earning her degree in Journalism and English Literature from The University of Maryland College Park (Washington DC) and her Masters degree in English Literature from the University of British Columbia.
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