Bénédicte Paviot is an Anglo-French TV and Radio journalist based in London. She is the UK Correspondent for the French international news channel, France 24, since its launch in 2006 and reports for both their English and French 24-hour News Channels on major events in the UK: political, economic, social and cultural.
She has worked as a news and current affairs presenter/reporter for: BBC World Service (Radio), BBC World (TV), BBC News 24, BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 5 Live and Radio France Internationale. Previously, she was UK Correspondent for BFMTV and Business FM.
She is a regular contributor to news and current affairs programmes on BBC TV & Radio, Sky News, LBC and other UK and overseas outlets.
Bénédicte is an experienced international conference moderator, chairing EU- and government-sponsored conferences, debates and workshops - in English and in French - in the UK, France, Germany, Belgium, Italy, Portugal, Spain and the UAE. Topics have included: EU Elections and Institutions, Media Pluralism in the Digital Age, Legal Compliance and Whistleblowing, EU Territorial co-operation and development, Human Trafficking within and into the EU, the New World Disorder, the Financial Crisis,Transnational cooperation between Mediterranean countries, the UK/the EU and Gender Equality, Globalisation, Best Practices for Health Journalism and Improving Reporting on Ebola, e-Health, EU and World Water management, EU branding, Sustainable Development, Wind Power, Biodiversity, Deforestation, Nanotechnology.
She is a Committee Member of the Foreign Press Association in London, and was President of the Judging Panel for the FPA’s prestigious Annual Awards in 2014. She is a Trustee of Reporters Without Borders, UK.
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"Five debates a day sounds a bit daunting beforehand, but I really loved it. The speakers are so knowledgeable and passionate about their chosen topic, and the amount of time dedicated to questions from the audience was great as it really brought in alternative views."
Exeter University student