Barbara Serra is a news presenter and correspondent for Al Jazeera English. She anchors the main evening news programmes from Al Jazeera’s London broadcast centre and has also reported extensively from across Europe and the Middle East.
In her native Italy, Barbara contributes from London to the weekly RAI 3 programme Tv Talk. Her first book Gli Italiani Non Sono Pigri (Those Lazy Europeans - Garzanti) won the Caccuri Prize for non fiction and contributed to her winning the '12 Apostoli' journalism award in 2015.
Prior to joining Al Jazeera, Barbara worked for the BBC, Sky News and Channel Five, where she became the first second-language English speaker to present a prime time news programme on British TV.