BBC World News presenter and correspondent since December 2012. Born in Afghanistan, she moved to Australia as a child and began her TV journalism career there. She has reported for the BBC from Afghanistan, the Middle East, USA, Africa and Europe.
Co-presenter on Breakfast on BBC1 in the mornings. She previously presented The World Today on BBC World. Newspaper credits include financial columns in the Observer and Evening Standard. Has hosted a range of conferences for us around the world, for leading companies and NGOs.
News journalist and presenter for BBC World News, Babita is the anchor for Newsday, a daily news programme from Singapore and London. She hosted our Speaker Showcase in 2013 and has presented a number of programmes on BBC One.