Full Name
Shona Murray
Job Title
European Affairs Correspondent
Speaker Bio
Shona Murray is a Europe correspondent, reporting on European affairs from the Brussels bureau for Euronews’ English language edition. Shona closely follows the political development of the EU institutions, including the EU’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the plenaries of the European Parliament, the EU budget, the Brexit negotiations and foreign policy. She has interviewed prominent figures like Irish Prime Minister Micheál Martin (and his predecessor Leo Varadkar), Irish Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney and European Commissioner Ylva Johansson.

Prior to joining Euronews in September 2018, Shona worked as a freelance journalist for several media outlets, including TIME, Radio France International, and The Sunday Business Post. She was also a political correspondent for the Irish Independent, monitoring the Brexit process. In 2016, she travelled across the United States covering the presidential elections. Shona spent 12 years with Newstalk 106/108 as a foreign affairs correspondent, reporting from places such as Iraq, Gaza, South Sudan, and Guantanamo Bay.

Shona holds a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Cambridge, as well as a M.Phil. in International Peace Studies and an LL.M. in International Law, both from Trinity College, in Dublin.
Shona Murray