Knowledge Identifier: +Barbara_Serra
Born in 1975.
Countries: United Kingdom (24%), Italy (18%), Afghanistan (18%)
Linked to: City University, London, London School of Economics, Al Jazeera, BBC
In 1993, she moved to the UK to read International Relations at the London School of Economics, and trained as a journalist via a Postgraduate Diploma in Broadcast Journalism at City University, London
Serra left Five News in April 2006, when it was announced that she had joined Al Jazeera English as one of its London-based news presenters
In November 2015, Serra became only the second woman to receive the prestigious 12 Apostles award, after Nobel Laureate Rita Levi-Montalcini was awarded it in 1991
In March 2017, she presented the prestigious Royal Television Society Journalism awards, which took place in Mayfair, London