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Brian Barron

Brian Barron

(1940 – 2009)

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Brian Barron

Brian Barron
(1940 – 2009)

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Brian Barron

(1940 – 2009)
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This is an online obituary in memory of Brian Barron. Brian Munro Barron was a well known foreign and war correspondent for BBC News. Barron joined BBC News as a chief sub-editor in 1965. In 1971 he became South East Asia correspondent, covering both the Vietnam and Cambodian–Vietnamese Wars. Returning to the United Kingdom in 1981, he became the all Ireland correspondent, during which he spent three months covering the Falklands War from Chile. Barron won the 1980 Royal Television Society award for Reporter of the Year, and then the International Reporting Prize for work in Latin America. Married to Angela, the couple had a daughter Fleur. Barron died, at the age of 69, of cancer at his family home in Cornwall.
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This is an online obituary in memory of Brian Barron. Brian Munro Barron was a well known foreign and war correspondent for BBC News. Barron joined BBC News as a chief sub-editor in 1965. In 1971 he became South East Asia correspondent, covering both the Vietnam and Cambodian–Vietnamese Wars. Returning to the United Kingdom in 1981, he became the all Ireland correspondent, during which he spent three months covering the Falklands War from Chile. Barron won the 1980 Royal Television Society award for Reporter of the Year, and then the International Reporting Prize for work in Latin America. Married to Angela, the couple had a daughter Fleur. Barron died, at the age of 69, of cancer at his family home in Cornwall....

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