Anglo-Swedish journalist Ann Törnkvist (1981) was born in Bahrain and raised in Sweden and Tanzania. She studied political science at Glasgow University followed by studies at Columbia Graduate School of Journalism in New York. After several
years as a photo editor and -journalist she became a reporter full-time. She currently works at public service radio in Stockholm and contributes to Al Jazeera and BBC 5 Live 'Up All Night', among others.