Mike Wooldridge OBE is a former world affairs correspondent for the BBC News. Mike joined BBC News in 1970 as a sub-editor. He became a news reporter in 1978 and in 1982 he became the East Africa correspondent. In 1989 he moved to Johannesburg to become the BBC's South Africa correspondent. Less than two years later in 1990 he became religious affairs correspondent, reporting on the influence of religion in modern societies, focusing on conflict arising from religion. In 1996 he moved to Delhi to become the South Asia correspondent. From 2001-2015 Mike was a world affairs correspondent for the BBC News. He is a trustee of BBC Media Action.
Former world affairs correspondent