Georgie Barrat

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Technology Broadcaster

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Synopsis

On TV Georgie is part of the Gadget Show team and a regular tech correspondent. Away from reviewing the latest apps and devices she considers the implications for business and society of developments in the digital world, the changing expectations of the next generation of employees, and how to encourage more women to work in tech.

 

 

Biography

Georgie Barrat is a technology journalist, broadcaster and presenter. As well as co-hosting Channel 5’s Gadget Show she has written on technology for publications from Marie Claire to the Mirror to the Huffington Post, and offered thoughts and opinions on Channel 4 and the BBC.

Away from reviewing the latest devices, apps and developments Georgie tackles everything from the effects on business and society of advances in technology to the keys to engaging with and motivating millennial and Generation Z employees. She is also passionate about women working in technology and encouraging school-age girls to learn to code and be involved in STEM subjects. She strives to make technology and the digital world as exciting, relevant and inclusive as possible.

Alongside her work as part of the Gadget Show team, reported for ITV Tonight, Good Morning Britain, ITV Weekend and is a regular on The Jeremy Vine Show. Other credits include breaking tech stories on the radio, presenting live coverage of Formula E and working on-camera with a range of tech companies including Sony, Acer, EE, Asus, and HP. She also hosts The Tech Disruption Series podcast where she interviews start-ups that are disrupting industries. She has a world record for the longest time anyone has been in VR (26.5 hours) and has run the London Marathon and bungee jumped whilst wearing a VR headset. 

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