Kasia Madera is a BBC World News journalist and presenter.
Kasia is a main anchor on the BBC’s Asia focused breakfast programme Newsday on BBC World News and the BBC News Channel.
As a leading BBC News host, Kasia specialises in international news and politics, especially European affairs.
Working on many of the World’s biggest news stories, a particular highlight for Kasia was presenting on the night of the London 2012 Opening Ceremony. Simulcast on BBC One, the programme attracted some of the BBC News Channel’s highest audience figures.
“Kasia has been our awards host for the past three years; we couldn’t imagine our awards ceremony without her. Elegant, intelligent, she is great!”
International Association of Press Clubs’ Freedom of Speech Award
As well as anchoring BBC’s live news programmes, Kasia has also presented a number of features for BBC Global’s Country Direct series.
She researched, wrote and presented:
- Working Lives Krakow for BBC World’s Poland Direct series
- 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 awarded the Maciej Płaźyński International Journalism Award for her work in promoting Polish culture.
Furthermore, the Congress of Polish Women designated Kasia as the Ambassadress of Polish Women in Great Britain.
Kasia is also a member of the Belvedere Forum steering committee – an 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 panel chair.