Caroline Wyatt has been a BBC Defence Correspondent since October 2007.
She was previously BBC Moscow Correspondent. While there, she covered the conflict in Chechnya, the war in Afghanistan, and was part of the BBC team embedded with British troops during the invasion of Iraq in 2003.
She has also reported from the Middle East, covered the conflict in Kosovo in 1999 and has travelled extensively across western and eastern Europe as the BBC’s Berlin and Bonn Correspondent.
She joined the BBC in 1991 as a News and Current Affairs trainee after gaining a post-graduate diploma in journalism from City University in 1990, and has presented programmes for R4 ‘From Our Own Correspondent’, R4 ‘PM’, R4 ‘The World Tonight’, R4 ‘Excess Baggage’ as well as R5 ‘Euronews’, and ‘Newshour’ and ‘Europe Today’ on World Service radio.
In her spare time she enjoys reading novels and biographies, watching French films, eating fantastic French food, drinking champagne and not working.