Journalist & Interviewer
Julia Wheeler is an experienced journalist and interviewer who has worked for the BBC for more than 15 years, including as the BBC’s Gulf correspondent based in the Middle East between 2000 and 2010. From Dubai, she covered news, business and sports stories for BBC Radio, TV and Online, both for Newsgathering and more in-depth programmes across the networks. Julia wrote the award-winning book Telling Tales, An Oral History of Dubai for which she interviewed senior members of the Emirati community.
Julia will be interviewing throughout the Stanfords Travel Writers Festival.