Caroline Wyatt is a BBC presenter and journalist. She was BBC Defence Correspondent for seven years, and covered the work of British, American and local forces in Iraq from 2003 – 2014 and in Afghanistan from 2001 – 2014.
She joined the BBC as a news trainee in 1991, and began her career as a BBC foreign correspondent based in Berlin, Bonn, Moscow and Paris from 1993 to 2007. During that period, she reported on American and British air operations over Iraq in 1998, from Kosovo during the NATO campaign in 1999, and on Russian military operations in Chechnya, as well as reporting from Israel, Egypt and elsewhere in the Middle East for the BBC.
She is now a presenter for Radio 4 Saturday PM, as well as the World Service programme The World This Week, and an occasional presenter on the R4 Sunday programme.
She contributed chapters to ‘OThe Oxford Handbook of War’, ‘From Our Own Correspondent’ and ‘Only Remembered’, an anthology looking at the literature of WW1. She was diagnosed with MS in 2015.