(Zimbabwe/United Kingdom) Independent broadcast journalist. A regular chair of literary events, she’s the voice of the Arts Podcast for The British Council. She is also Books Editor for Monocle 24 and presenter of the in-depth author interview show Meet the Writers. She is a frequent host of current affairs programmes and a commentator on Southern African politics. Georgina has interviewed a wide range of public figures from literary giants and debut novelists to prominent politicians, musicians and artists, for a diverse range of media outlets. Born in Zimbabwe, and educated there and at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, London, she was a founder member of SWRadio Africa, Zimbabwe’s first independent radio station (for which she was deemed “an enemy of the state” and banned from the country), and of the Harare International Festival of the Arts. She serves on the board of the charity, Developing Artists and is a fellow of the Gabriel Garcia Marquez Foundation. She was one of two on the shortlist in the Association of International Broadcasting’s Radio Personality of the Year category for 2016.
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