Patrick Brown is CBC's correspondent in Beijing. Before taking up his assignment in China, he was a correspondent in London from 1980-90, Beijing from 1990-96, and Delhi from 1997-99. He has reported from around the world - from Europe, Russia and other former Soviet states to Iran, Iraq, China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Thailand and the Philippines. Brown came to Canada in 1970 and joined Radio-Canada International as a news editor after working as a computer systems analyst, teacher and freelance journalist. He went to Montreal to work for the local CBC radio station as a reporter in 1976 and he became radio's national reporter based in Montreal two years later. Brown was educated in his native England at Cambridge. He holds a Master's degree in social anthropology.
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