Karin Giannone Biography
Karin Giannone is a South African-born British media personality working as the main presenter of the weekend daytime coverage on BBC World News. She also co- presents World News Today alongside Philippa Thomas and Kasia Madera, which is broadcast on BBC Four, the BBC News Channel and BBC World News.
Karin Giannone Age
Karin was born on 2nd January 1974 Johannesburg, South Africa.
Karin Giannone Height
Her height is unknown.
Karin Giannone Nationality
She is a British
Karin Giannone Education
Giannone attended Moira House School, an independent school for girls in Eastbourne in Sussex before joining George Watson’s College, a co-educational independent school in Edinburgh and later Cranbrook School, a co-educational state grammar school in Kent and graduated with a first class honors degree in modern languages from Newnham College, Cambridge.
Karin Giannone Parents
Giannone was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. She moved with her family to the United Kingdom when she was aged two. She was brought up in Edinburgh, Sussex and Kent. Her father was social activist and mother worked in local restaurant. It’s not known if she has any siblings
Karin Giannone Husband
Karin was married to Neil Rowbottom from 2002 till 2016 when they divorced but no information as to why the duo divorced is available. They had three children together.
Karin Giannone Children
Karin has three children from her previous marriage with Neil Rowbottom, two daughters, Beatrice born in January, 2006 and Florence born in October, 2009 and a son, named Louis born in October 23rd 2003.
Karin Giannone Nick Buckley
Karin has been dating television news director Nick Buckley since 2019.
Karin Giannone BBC News
Karin joined BBC News in 2005 as a presenter on both the domestic and international news channels. Here, she has presented live coverings including the live coverage from South Africa following the death of Nelson Mandela in 2013 , live coverage on the BBC News Channel at the trial of Oscar Pistorius in Pretoria, South Africa. She also anchored the BBC’s French presidential election coverage in 2017 from Paris, Italian elections in 2018 from Rome, the abdication of Pope Benedict XV from Vatican City and the Indian election from Delhi in 2019.
She is now the regular presenter of BBC World News from 0700-1000GMT Wednesdays and Thursdays including WorkLife with Sally Bundock at 830am in the UK, Friday 1600-1900 and Sunday 1800-2200 (including World News Today at 9pm on the BBC News Channel. Karin has also been a presenter on the BBC World Service, hosting the radio version of Outside Source.
Prior to joining BBC News, Karin also worked at Anglia Television as a presenter and reporter. Here she reported from Afghanistan in 2002, following troops from the region before joining ITV station in Norwich as a news trainee, producing, reporting and presenting for regional news bulletins.
She also worked as a reporter and presenter for Channel 4’s Football Italia series, where she covered Italian soccer for a season, flying between the UK and Italy every week.
Karin Giannone Salary
Her salary is unknown
Karin Giannone Net Worth
Karin has an estimated net worth of $3 million
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