Biodun Iginla

Biodun Iginla

news analyst and reporter, France24, BBC News, The Economist

Currently employed at France24, The Economist, BBC News

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    I'm a senior news analyst with BBC News. I've also published 36 books, and have traveled the globe. I speak several languages and divide my time among London, New York, Paris, and Minneapolis.


news analyst and reporter

At France24

From December 2012 to Present
reporting and analyzing political news

news analyst

At The Economist

From July 2008 to Present
analyzing and reporting news

Senior news analyst

At BBC News

From 1996 to Present

Visiting Scholar

At University of Minnesota

From September 2000 to June 2001

Visiting Professor

At University of Montana

From September 1998 to June 1999

Senior Editor

At University of Minnesota Press

From May 1989 to June 1996

Line Editor

At HarperCollins Publishers

From May 1987 to March 1989

News Editor

At CBS News

From May 1980 to March 1986

University Of Minnesota, Minneapolis

MA, PhD, University of Minnesota

From September 1973 to June 1980
comparative literature, information technology

New York University, New York

BA, magna cum laude, New York University

From September 1969 to June 1972
English, French


  • News analyses
  • Writing and speaking

Langues parlées

  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
  • Italian
  • French
  • English
  • Chinese

Centres d'intérêt

  • internet
  • news media
  • politics
  • world travel