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India-born journalist joins Al Jazeera

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Dubai, May 2: India-born journalist, Divya Gopalan has joined Global television company Al Jazeera's team of on-screen talent.

Divya will be the weekend news anchor for Al Jazeera International's Kuala Lumpur broadcast centre, one of four regional broadcast centres strategically placed around the world in Doha, Kuala Lumpur, London and Washington DC.

She brings to the channel over 10 years of experience in international journalism including roles with BBC News, CNN and American networks NBC and CNBC, news reports said.

''It's an incredible opportunity to be part of Al Jazeera International,'' Divya said.

''I'm looking forward to the challenge of helping shape what I believe will be this century's defining news station,'' she added.

At the BBC Divya worked on daily news and current affairs programmes such as Hard Talk.

She was the first ethnic Indian newsreader on Hong Kong television.

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