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Who is Barbara Serra?

I am an Italian-born, London-based, award-winning journalist, TV news presenter and author with 20+ years experience working for the world’s leading news broadcasters.

Currently a news anchor for Sky News and a freelance writer, I’ve been a presenter/reporter for the BBC, Al Jazeera English and Channel 5 news, where I became the first non-native English speaker to present a prime-time news programme on British TV.

As one of the very few second-language English broadcasters to have worked at the highest level of British and International news, I’m passionate about how the use of English as the global language impacts the international news narrative. I firmly believe greater inclusion of non-native English speakers is essential for journalism, as well as many other fields, to be considered truly diverse and representative.

 

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