Karin Giannone Bio, Age, Family, Husband, Children, BBC World News

Karin Giannone Bio, Age, Family, Husband, Children, BBC World News

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Biography of Karin Giannone

Karin Giannone is a South African-born British television personality who serves as Chief Presenter at BBC World News TV. She joined BBC News in January 2005.

Karin Giannone Age

How old is Karin Giannone? Karin is 49 years old in 2023. She was born on January 2, 1974 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Karin Giannone Height

She is 5 feet 7 inches (about 1.7m or 170cm).

Karin Giannone Nationality

She is British by nationality. She was born in South Africa but lives in the UK.

Karin Giannone Education

Giannone attended Moira House School, an independent girls’ school in Eastbourne, Sussex before joining George Watson’s College, a coeducational independent school in Edinburgh, and then Cranbrook School, a coeducational state secondary school in Kent. She also earned an Honors BA in Modern Languages ​​from Newnham College, Cambridge and an MA in Foreign Languages ​​and Literature from the University of Cambridge in June 1997.

Karin Giannone Parents

Karin was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. Her father was a social activist while her mother worked at a local restaurant. At the age of two, she moved with her family to the UK and grew up in Edinburgh, Sussex and Kent. It is not known, however, if she has any siblings.

Karin Giannone Mari

Is Karin Giannone married? YES. Karin is married to Nick Buckley, Senior News Director at BBC News. The couple have been dating since 2019 before finally getting married on August 4, 2022, during a trip to California. Karin announced the news on Twitter to the delight of her colleagues and friends. Writing on Twitter, Karin wrote: “Went to California. @njb and I got married. 4.8.22. »

Their co-stars immediately flocked to the comments section to praise the couple, with BBC Breakfast star Ben Boulos writing: “Oh wow! Congratulations to you two! (Tried to add this as an uplifting story at the end of the bulletin next hour)!” While Sally Bundock added: “Fantastic news – so thrilled for you both!”

Previously, the couple got engaged in March 2022.

Prior to her marriage to Nick, Karin was married to Neil Rowbottom from 2002 to 2016 and they were blessed with three children; Louis born on October 23, 2003, Béatrice born in January 2006 and Florence born in October 2009.

Karin Giannone BBC News

Giannone is chief presenter at BBC World News TV. She began her career as a journalist while still in college. She edited student magazine Varsity magazine in Cambridge, which led to work experience at Anglia Television, and after graduating in 1997 she joined regional station ITV in Norwich as a news intern, producing, reporting and presenting regional news bulletins. In 1999, her language and broadcasting skills helped her land a role as a journalist and presenter for Channel 4’s Football Italia series, where she covered the Italian football 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 Eastern Region program covering Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex. She also followed troops from the region for a series of reports in Afghanistan in 2002.

Giannone then moved to London to present various shifts for Sky News, before joining BBC News in 2005. His work assignments included a stint presenting World News Today on Washington’s BBC World News channel at 10:00 p.m. EST in July/August 2008. She also presented live coverage from South Africa following the death of Nelson Mandela in 2013.

From March 3, 2014, Giannone presented live coverage on the BBC News Channel during the trial of Oscar Pistorius in Pretoria, South Africa. She anchored the BBC’s coverage of the French presidential elections in 2017 from Paris, the Italian elections in 2018 from Rome and the Indian elections from Delhi in 2019.

Giannone was the regular presenter of BBC World News from 07:00 to 10:00 GMT on Wednesdays and Thursdays, including programs such as Worklife with Sally Bundock at 8:30 in the UK, Fridays from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. and Sundays from 6:00 to 11:00 p.m. ( including World News Today at 9:00 p.m. on BBC News Channel).

On 2 February 2023, it was confirmed that Giannone – alongside many other national BBC News Channel presenters – would lose their presenting roles as part of the revived BBC News Channel.

Karin Giannone Salary

She receives an average salary of $44,311 to $187,089 per year. This is the average salary range for BBC presenters in 2023

Net worth of Karin Giannone

She has an estimated net worth of $1 million – $5 million in 2023.

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