Kim Vinnell is a New Zealand born journalist who has spent the past decade 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 an anchor and correspondent for TRT World in Istanbul, Turkey. 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.