Georgie Barrat

Georgie Barrat

Technology Broadcaster

Synopsis

On TV Georgie is part of the Gadget Show team and ITV’s Weekend 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 is a regular on ITV, 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.

As well as 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, Georgie is a regular on ITV’s Weekend as the show’s resident tech expert, examining the latest gadgets and gizmos, and working with the production team to help create features. Other presenting work includes being Carphone Warehouse’s YouTube presenter and delivering Tech City News' weekly video roundup, which sees her interview some of the most dynamic startups in London and beyond. 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, and HP.

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