Born in Tanzania to an Italian father and an English mother, Luisa had a natural aptitude for language and graduated with a degree in the subject from Exeter University, before completing a post-graduate diploma in broadcast journalism at Falmouth College of arts.
Upon graduation, Luisa moved to London to work in both radio and television, ultimately working for EuroNews before moving to Five News and then the BBC. She worked her way up from regional reporting to roving reporting for BBC Breakfast and upon the creation of the BBC News Channel, quickly became the go-to reporter for major incidents.
Being trilingual – she speaks English, French and Italian – Luisa is a natural choice for presenting all across Europe and is often first choice for news reports from Italy. Career highlights include covering the death of Pope John Paul II, the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI, the trial concerning the murder of Meredith Kercher and the Costa Concordia incident.
Accomplished in her field and hugely popular with viewers, Luisa is a brilliant choice for presenting live events including interviews and conferences. In addition to her presenting work, she also coaches for presentations and corporate media.
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