Melissa Bell is an International Correspondent for France 24. After graduating from the University of Warwick, Melissa began her career as a journalist in 1996 in news wires, before joining Granada Television in Manchester in 1999. She then moved to the BBC as a Political Reporter, where she covered Westminster for seven years. In 2008, she joined France 24 as an International Correspondent. Since, she has worked extensively from Africa, the arab world, the Americas and Asia, covering all the big news stories for France 24’s French and English channels.