Georgie Barrat Biography
She writes about tech for a range of publications including Marie Claire, The Mirror, Metro & Tech City News and has spoken on the subject for the likes of ITV, Channel 4 and the BBC.
Georgie is ITV’s ‘Weekend’ resident technology expert, talking Aled Jones through the latest gadgets and gizmos, whilst also working alongside the production team to help source and create the feature. She also regularly appears on Channel 5’s ‘The Saturday Show’ commenting on the latest tech stories to hit the headlines.
Radio work includes being a regular guest on BBC’S Tech Tent, commenting on breaking tech stories for Radio 2 and talking through the morning papers on talkSPORTS Breakfast Show.
Other presenting work includes being Carphone Warehouse’s YouTube presenter (she loves getting her hands on all the latest smartphones) and delivering Tech City New’s weekly video roundup, which sees her interview some of the most exciting start-ups from Silicon Roundabout. She’s also presented alongside Matthew Wright on Channel 5’s ‘The Wright Stuff’ and has worked on-camera with a range of tech companies including Sony, Acer, EE,Asus, HP and Mobile World Congress.
An experienced moderator, facilitator and host, Georgie has worked with corporate clients including Intel, Adobe, IFA, Retail Week Live. Bringing her expertise in media, digital trends and online culture she easily establishes rapport with audiences and panels a like. She also delivers keynotes with her topics revolving around employing and motivating Generation Z and women in technology.
Georgie is passionate about getting more girls into coding and works alongside two charities (STEMettes, Baytree Centre) to help encourage 11-14 year-olds to study STEM subjects at GCSE & beyond. As a tech journalist her mission is to do away with the male skewed angle that tech is often portrayed in.
She graduated from Kings College London with a First in English Literature, has a Diploma in Radio Production and last summer learned how to code with the ‘Code First: Girls’ programme. Georgie has also completed the London Marathon and Tough Mudder for charity.
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