Tira Shubart has been a freelance news & documentary producer & journalist trainer for more than three decades working around the world. She has worked extensively for BBC News over the years and also for Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Al Jazeera, NBC News & ABC News.
Tira was a partner in Frontline Television News with Rory Peck and became a co-founder, and now Trustee, of the Rory Peck Trust. Tira also writes comedy and her series, Taking the Flak, about a TV team in a fictional African country, ran on BBC2. She splits her time between news & news consultancy work, particularly in Africa, and comedy writing.