Maxine Mawhinney

Journalist and News Presenter

The veteran BBC Correspondent on a lifetime of journalism, breaking news from Princess Diana’s death to the Waco siege

15th June 2017

Maxine Mawhinney is a veteran journalist and former BBC news anchor. In this in-depth interview, she talks through her career reporting around the world, starting in Northern Ireland during the Troubles; her experience as a correspondent in Tokyo and Berlin; her secondment to Washington covering the Clinton Presidency, the OJ Simpson trial and the Waco siege; breaking the news of Princess Diana’s fatal accident on air; and gives frank advice to the next generation of journalists who want to follow her path.