Kasia Madera is a BBC World News journalist and presenter.
A leading BBC News anchor, Kasia is best known for presenting on the BBC’s Asia focused breakfast programme Newsday.
The show is broadcast from 23:00GMT on BBC World News and the BBC News Channel.
Kasia specialises in international news and politics, especially European affairs.
Kasia has worked on many of the World’s biggest news stories. A particular highlight was presenting on the night of the London 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony. Kasia’s programme was simulcast on BBC One and attracted some of the BBC News Channel’s highest audience figures.
As well as anchoring BBC’s live news programmes, Kasia has also presented a number of features as part of BBC Global’s Country Direct series.
She researched, wrote and presented Working Lives Krakow for BBC World’s Poland Direct series and Working Lives Zagreb as part of the Croatia Direct series.
Bilingual in Polish, Kasia secured an exclusive interview with the newly elected Polish President, Andrzej Duda. This was the President’s first television interview with an international broadcaster.
An active member of London’s Polish Community, Kasia has been honoured for her work in promoting Polish culture by winning the Maciej Płaźyński International Journalism Award.
Kasia was named as the Honorary Ambassador of Polish Women in the UK at the Polish Embassy in London.
Kasia is also a member of the Belvedere Forum steering committee – the non-governmental organisation aimed at building Polish British relations through arts, culture and trade.
Off-screen, Kasia Madera is a very experienced conference facilitator, awards host, and has chaired numerous panel debates.