Karin Giannone - Biography and Images

Karin Giannone is a main weekend news presenter on BBC World News

Before taking up her current role Giannone was a regular overnight presenter on the BBC News Channel and BBC World News simulcast.

Giannone’s editorship of ‘Varsity’ magazine at Cambridge led to work experience at Anglia Television. She joined the regional ITV station on graduation in Norwich as a news trainee in 1997, producing, reporting and presenting for regional news bulletins.

In 1999 her language and broadcasting skills helped her land a role as a reporter and presenter for Channel 4’s Football Italia series, where she covered the Italian Soccer scene for a season, flying between the UK and Italy every week.

She returned to Anglia in 2000 as a presenter and reporter, this time for the programme for the east of the region covering Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex. She also followed troops from the region for a series of reports from Afghanistan in 2002.

Giannone then moved to London to present a variety of shifts for Sky News, before joining BBC News in 2005. Her work assignments have included a stint presenting World News Today on BBC World News channel from Washington at 10pm EST during July/August 2008.

From 3 March 2014, Giannone presented live coverage on the BBC News channel at the trial of Oscar Pistorius in Pretoria, South Africa. She is now a regular presenter of World News Today and Impact on BBC World News channel.

Eric Johnson Images – Sky News (1)

Eric Johnson is a former presenter on Sky News He is a freelance broadcast journalist and video editor and can also be seen on Bloomberg and Channel 5.

Angela Barnes Images – Sky News (2)

Angela Barnes is a former presenter on Sky News. She occasionally fronted Sky’s weekly consumer technology show, Swipe, before joining Euronews in 2018.

Claudia-Liza Armah First 5 News 01-02 19-25-55

Claudia-Liza Armah is a presenter on 5 News. Prior to this she was a presenter on BBC London News and Sky News. Armah grew up in West Kensington and attended Queen Mary’s College. She worked at Time FM in Romford,… Read more

Latest News

Liz Bates joins Channel 4 News as Political Correspondent
Liz Bates joins Channel 4 News as Political Correspondent
BBC News Revamp 2019 (Reith font)
BBC News Revamp 2019 (Reith font)
Richard Frediani appointed BBC Breakfast Editor
Richard Frediani appointed BBC Breakfast Editor

Latest Pres

BBC News Presentation 2019
BBC News Presentation 2019
FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 – BBC Sport Presentation
FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 – BBC Sport Presentation
Wimbledon 2019 – BBC Sport Promo
Wimbledon 2019 – BBC Sport Promo