Kim Vinnell is a New Zealand born journalist who has spent the past nine years reporting from East and West Africa, Europe, Australasia and the Middle East. Her experience has given her a multi-cultural understanding and the ability to cut to the heart of the story, regardless of location. Kim is currently working for TV3 in Auckland, NZ and travels extensively. She was previously with Al Jazeera English, reporting for the network from Iraq, Israel, Ukraine, the UK, Italy, Spain, Iceland, Latvia, Bosnia and Serbia. Before joining AJE Kim was a correspondent based in Tanzania, and a correspondent for New Zealand's main broadcaster, TVNZ.