Lyse Doucet Bio, Wiki
Lyse Doucet is a Canadian Correspondent/Presenter working with the BBC News team where she serves the station as a Presenter/Chief International Correspondent. She joined the BBC team as a presenter in the year 1999.
Lyse Doucet Dates of Birth
Doucet was born on the 24th of December 1958 in Bathurst, New Brunswick, Canada. She is 63 years old as of 2021.
Lyse Doucet Measurements
She stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches.
Lyse Doucet Education
Doucet is a proud graduate of Queen’s University located in Kingston, Ontario, Canada where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree. Additionally, while there, she was writing for the University’s newspaper. She later earned a Master’s Degree in International relations from the University of Tonto in the year 1982.
In the same year, she undertook a four-month volunteer assignment teaching English with Canadian Crossroads International in the Ivory Coast. Additionally, she is one of the organization’s honorary patrons. Lyse is fluent in both English and French which is in addition to knowing a little Dari and Arabic.
Lyse Doucet Work Experience
Doucet works with the BBC News team where she serves the station as a Presenter/Chief International Correspondent. Upon joining the BBC team in 1999, she spent most of her time reporting abroad. She, therefore, feels at home in many places except for Canada. Asides from BBC Television, she also does reports for BBC World Service radio and BBC Radio 4 in the United Kingdom. Additionally, she makes and presents documentaries.
The years 1983 and 1988 saw her work as a freelancer in West Africa for the Canadian media and for the BBC. During this time, she earned a longer-term career with the BBC. Additionally, she also reported from Pakistan in the year 1988 and was also based in Kabul from late 1988 till the end of 1989 where she was covering the Soviet troop withdrawal and the aftermath.
Additionally, she has worked as a Correspondent for BBC in Islamabad between the years 1989 to 1993. This is in addition to reporting from Afghanistan and Iran. The year 1984 saw her open the BBC office in Amman, Jordan. Later on, between the years 1985 and 1999, she was based in Jerusalem where she was travelling across the Middle East.
Doucet is often deployed to anchor significant news events from the field and to interview key individuals. She played a leading role in the BBC’s coverage of the Arab Spring, reporting from Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya. Doucet has covered all major wars in the Middle East since the mid-1990s.
She is often deployed to anchor significant news events from the field and also to interview key individuals. Additionally, she has played a leading role in the BBC’s coverage of the Arab Spring. There, she was reporting from Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya. Additionally, she has been covering wars in the Middle East since the mid-1990s.
She has been a frequent visitor to Afghanistan and Pakistan since the late 1980s. Her work also focuses on the aftermath of major natural disasters which include the Indian Ocean tsunami in the year 2004. It is this tsunami that took her to India and Indonesia. She, in addition, works as a contributor, on rotation with other BBC journalists, to Dateline London on BBC News Channel and BBC World News.
The year 2014 saw her make the documentary Children of Syria with filmmaker Robin Barnwell. This documentary was nominated in the Best Single Documentary category at the 2015 BAFTA Awards. Additionally, the year 2015 saw her make a documentary titled, Children of the Gaza War with filmmaker James Jones. Later on, in the year 2018, she presented two documentaries titled. Syria: The World’s War for BBC Two and BBC World.
At the Beginning of New Year’s Day in the year 2018, she presented Her Story Made History. This is a five-part series on BBC Radio 4 that is featuring in-depth interviews with five remarkable women. The theme was the relationship between women and democracy. The second series was broadcast in the summer of 2019 on BBC Radio 4 and BBC World Service.
She has also reported from Kabul Airport in August 2021 after the coalition withdrawal from Afghanistan after the Taliban offensive in the country. Additionally, the second half of the year 2021 saw her record a 10-episode podcast for BBC Sounds which was entitled A Wish for Afghanistan. February of the year 2022 saw her alongside Clive Myrie, contribute to BBC’s coverage of the Russian Invasion of Ukraine from Kyiv.
Lyse Doucet Net Worth
In Doucet’s career as a Correspondent/Reporter/Presenter, she has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.
Lyse Doucet Earnings/Income
She receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.
Lyse Doucet Parents
Doucet was born in New Brunswick, Canada to her loving and caring parents, Clarence “Boo” Emile Doucet, father, and Norma, her mother. She grew up in an Anglophone family, where his father’s side, Lyse’s ancestry is Acadian. Acadians are a French Speaking community of people expelled by the British in the year 1755 from the eastern seaboard of now Canada. Her mother, on the other hand, traces back to Ireland. She however manages to keep details regarding her parents’ names away from the limelight.
Lyse Doucet Siblings
Doucet grew up as one of six children in her family. She grew up alongside her sister, Andrea Doucet, who happens to be a Canadian professor of sociology. She is of Acadian, Irish, and Micmac(Mi’kmaq) ancestry.
Lyse Doucet Spouse
She has not yet revealed any information about her marital status. However, we will update this information once details about her dating life are available.
Lyse Doucet Kids
Doucet prefers to keep information about whether or not she has any children away from the public. However, we will update the information once it’s available.
Lyse Doucet Awards
She is an award-winning journalist having obtained several awards during her entire career. the year 2021 saw her being nominated for two Emmy awards in the United States. Among her most recent awards includes winning an Edward R. Murrow award in the year 2012 for her reports from Tunisia. This is in addition to receiving a Peabody and a David Bloom Award in the year 2010 for television films from Afghanistan. Additionally, she was recognized as a Radio News Journalist of the Year at the Sony Radio Academy Awards in the United Kingdom.
a Peabody and David Bloom Award in 2010 for television films from Afghanistan, and Radio News Journalist of the Year at the Sony Radio Academy Awards in the United Kingdom. Her previous honours include the Silver Sony Award for News Journalist of the Year, the Association for International Broadcasting’s International Television Personality of the Year, and the Women in Film and Television’s News Factual Award. She gave the Huw Weldon Memorial lecture for the Royal Television Society in 2012.
Lyse Doucet Partner
Lyse paid tribute to her friend and colleague, Mari Colvin who was killed in Holms. Then, she described her as a passionate, dedicated, and person who got stuck in her stories.
Lyse Doucet illness
Doucet, BBC News Correspondent, suffers from an illness with severe post-traumatic stress disorder. While she was reporting, in the year 2014, she and a fellow reporter were on a reckless mission in Syria when a shell exploded by their vehicles. The blast on the site had left her with broadcasting career-ending severe post-traumatic stress disorder as they were left stumbled in shock. This blast led her to being an alcoholic, as she turned to alcohol due to her being traumatized. She also states that she, now, can’t watch the news.
Is Lyse Doucet married?
She manages to keep information regarding her dating life away from the limelight. However, we will update this information once details regarding her dating life are available to the public.
Lyse Doucet Twitter, and Instagram
She is vocal on her social media accounts where she posts frequently. On her Twitter account, she has about 343,960 followers and 10,500 followers on her Instagram account.