Journalist and Presenter, BBC

Kasia Madera is a BBC News presenter with over 20 years of broadcasting experience. A regular anchor of many of the BBC’s flagship programmes, Kasia was a continuous and reassuring on-air presence throughout the Covid pandemic. At the start of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Kasia was one of the first international journalists to report live from the Poland-Ukraine border. Of Polish heritage Kasia is bilingual in Polish and was able to interview many refugees in a mixture of Polish and Ukrainian. More recently Kasia anchored BBC News from the NATO summit in Madrid as well as played a role in the coverage of the UK’s mourning period for Queen Elisabeth II.