Karin Giannone Bio | Wiki
Karin Giannone is a South African-born British Journalist and news presenter. She currently works in the United Kingdom. Karin serves as a London-based main presenter on BBC World News. Karin presented live coverage at the trial of Oscar Pistorius in Pretoria, South Africa on the BBC News Channel from March 3, 2014.
In 2017, Karin anchored the BBC’s French presidential election coverage from Paris. In 2018, she covered the Italian elections from Rome. Also. the journalist covered the Indian election from Delhi in 2019.
Karin Giannone Age
She was born on January 2, 1974, in Johannesburg, South Africa. Karin is 48 years old.
Karin Giannone Height
She is a woman of above-average stature. Karin stands at a height of 5 ft 7 in ( Approx 1.7m).
Karin Giannone Family
She was born to her father and mother in Johannesburg, South Africa. At the age of 2, Karin and her family moved to the United Kingdom. She grew up in Edinburgh, Sussex, and Kent. The journalist speaks French, German, and Italian fluently.
Karin Giannone Husband
She was once married but her marriage ended up in a divorce. Currently, the mother of three lives in Kent with her children. Since 2019, Karin has been romantically linked to television news director Nick Buckley. Karin was sported wearing a new engagement ring on BBC America on January 19, 2022.
Karin Giannone Education
She went to different educational institutes including, George Watson’s College. Karin joined a co-educational independent school in Edinburgh called Moira House School which was an independent school for girls in Eastbourne in Sussex. She then went to a co-educational state grammar school in Kent called Cranbrook School. From there, she went to Newnham College, Cambridge, and studied Modern Languages. Karin graduated from the latter with a first-class honors degree.
Karin Giannone BBC News
From 1994 to 1995, Karin served as the editor of Cambridge University’s Varsity student newspaper. This led to her work experience at Anglia Television. Upon graduating in 1997, Karin joined the regional ITV station in Norwich where she served as a news trainee, producing, reporting, and also presenting for regional news bulletins.
Her language and broadcasting skills enabled Karin to get a role as a reporter and presenter for Channel 4’s Football Italia series in 1999. While there, the journalist covered the Italian Soccer scene for a season. She flew between the UK and Italy on a weekly basis. In 2000, Karin went back to Anglia as a presenter and reporter, this time around working for the program for the east of the region. She covered Norfolk, Suffolk, and Essex as well. Also, in 2002, Karin followed troops from the region for a series of reports from Afghanistan.
From there, the journalist moved to London to present a variety of shifts for Sky News. She then joined BBC News in 2005. Her work assignments at BBC have included a stint presenting World News Today on the BBC World News channel during July/August 2008 from Washington at 10:00 pm EST. After the death of Nelson Mandela in 2013, Karin presented live coverage from South Africa.
Currently, Karin is a regular presenter of BBC World News. Her coverage broadcasts from 0700-1000GMT Wednesdays and Thursdays. The coverage includes WorkLife with Sally Bundock at 830am in the UK, Friday 1600-1900, and Sunday 1800-2300. She also brings the coverage of World News Today on the BBC News Channel at 9 pm.
Karin’s Colleagues At BBC News Include:
Laura Bicker – correspondent
Sharanjit Leyl – anchor
Yalda Hakim – anchor
Kasia Madera – news presenter
Anthony Zurcher – reporter
Karin Giannone Salary
She currently works in the United Kingdom. Karin serves as a London-based main presenter on BBC World News. The journalist earns an average salary of $70,275 per year.
Karin Giannone Net Worth
She is a South African-born British Journalist and news presenter who has accumulated an estimated net worth of $1,597,264.
Who Is Karin Giannone
Karin is a South African-born British Journalist and news presenter. She currently works in the United Kingdom serving as a London-based main presenter on BBC World News.
How Old Is Karin Giannone
Karin is a 48-year-old journalist who was born on January 2, 1974, in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Is Karin Giannone Married
Currently, the mother of three lives in Kent with her children. Since 2019, Karin has been romantically linked to television news director Nick Buckley. Karin was sported wearing a new engagement ring on BBC America on January 19, 2022. The journalist was previously married.