Georgie Barrat is a technology journalist and TV presenter. At the beginning of 2017 she joined Channel 5’s The Gadget Show and each week you can catch her reporting on the latest consumer trends, news and reviews.
This year she started presenting Formula E’s live TV coverage on the BBC and BT Sport, co-hosting the main show alongside Vernon Kay.
Georgie reports for ITV Tonight, Good Morning Britain, ITV Weekend and is a regular on James Martin’s Saturday Morning and The Jeremy Vine Show (formally The Wright Stuff). She comments on breaking tech stories for the likes of Channel 5 News, Radio 5 live, talk radio & BBC Radio 2. Her love of telly has also seen her interview the cast of Poldark and The Bodyguard for the BBC.
Her writing credits extend to a range of publications including The Mirror, The Guardian, Marie Claire & The Metro, where she explores how technology is disrupting the way we work and socialise. These ideas have also been adapted into a number of talks, with her ‘Future Tech Trends’ keynote taking her all over the world speaking at the likes of Web Summit and Mobile World Congress.
Georgie is passionate about women working in technology and encourages more girls to be involved in STEM subjects. She works alongside Girls in ICT, UK Electronics Skills Foundation and the IET to help make the digital world as exciting, relevant and inclusive as possible.
She currently hosts two podcasts; ‘The Tech Disruption Series’ that sees her interview start-ups that are redefining their industries and ‘Sleep Life’. Yep, nothing to do with technology ‘Sleep Life’ sees a different celebrity guest unpick some amazing sleep science and how it impacts different aspects of their lives. You can give it a listen here.
Not one to shy away from a challenge Georgie has a world record for the longest time anyone has been in VR (27 hours if you’re wondering) and has run the London Marathon.