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Hannah Hoexter
Hannah Hoexter is co-anchor of CGTN Europe's flagship weekday Global Business show.
Before moving to Europe, she presented CGTN's The World Today from Beijing.
Hannah has nearly 20 years’ experience as an anchor, reporter and producer at major international news networks including NBC News, France 24 and Al Jazeera English.
She has reported across the world on wars, terrorist attacks, natural disasters, elections and royalty and has lived in the Middle East, Russia and France.
Jamie Owen
Jamie Owen anchors CGTN Europe. He is a television news journalist with 30 years’ experience.
He joined CGTN from TRT World, where he anchored international television news.
Before that, he worked at the BBC reading the news on the main radio bulletins before moving to television to anchor the flagship BBC Wales Today show.
He has worked internationally for BBC World Service Trust and BBC Media Action and has advised television companies in Libya, Egypt, Jordan, India and Germany.
Juliet Mann
Juliet Mann is part of CGTN’s on-air team in London. An experienced TV anchor specializing in business news, she covers stories from entrepreneurship to sustainability, from digital innovation to global economics.
For more than two decades, Juliet has worked in fast-paced newsrooms across the world – in London, Paris, New York and Frankfurt for companies including CNBC, TRT World, CNN, Sky News and Reuters.
On the road and in the studio, she has interviewed political heavyweights and those who influence the news agenda including EU policymakers and CEOs of global brands.
Paul Barber
Paul presents CGTN Europe’s ‘The World Today’ and ‘Global Business’. He previously anchored business news at the network’s American broadcast center and covered the 2016 election, the Brexit vote, and hosted ‘Africa Focus’.
Paul started out with the BBC in Liverpool and was an award-winning news presenter in Manchester before joining France 24 where he anchored coverage of the 2008 financial crisis, Benazir Bhutto’s assassination, and presented ‘The Week in Asia’. Paul then worked for the BBC World Service, AFP and FSN in London, Hong Kong, and Washington.
Stephen Cole
Stephen Cole is an internationally acclaimed television presenter.
He has helped launch four international news channels – Sky News, CNN International, BBC World and Al Jazeera – and has chaired many international events.
He also created the world’s first IT show, Click Online, taking it around the world to 28 countries in seven years.
Stephen took a break from television to return to London, where he was appointed chairman of the Institute of Diplomacy and Business. After his three-year term ended, Stephen joined CGTN as executive producer and host of new talk show, The Agenda.
As well as presiding as a judge at the Royal Television Society News Awards and the BAFTAs, he has chaired discussions at the United Nations, setting the five-year agenda for UNESCO.


18:26, 21-Oct-2019
Global Business Europe is the latest addition to CGTN's influential prime-time show, broadcast from our headquarters in London. Its mission is to explore the dramatically changing dynamics of international commerce through lively conversation in clear, jargon-busting language. From the fortunes of major corporations to the experiences of workers and consumers, Global Business will have its finger on the world's pulse. Within the context of smart analysis and live reporting our team will hear from today's leaders and decision makers along with the innovators and entrepreneurs of tomorrow to make sense of the forces which shape our world.
18:26, 21-Oct-2019
RAZOR is CGTN's brand new science and technology show, covering cutting edge from all over the world. RAZOR will show you the world's most powerful laser and the world's smallest anti-cancer treatment. It will take you from the weird world of quantum computing to the boundaries of the cosmos. An international team of reporters will follow the guidance of Occam's Razor - the principle that the simplest explanation is the best one. RAZOR will show that we are already "living in the future"!
18:25, 21-Oct-2019
The Agenda is a weekly talk show looking beyond the headlines and "accepted wisdom" to find the real story. Hosted by award-winning journalist and presenter Stephen Cole, the show quite simply sets the agenda. You won't find the same old talking heads recycling platitudes, instead, thought-provoking guests will debate and explore key issues of today's world. Using virtual reality graphics to bring subjects to life, Stephen will navigate discussions ranging from "prove that climate change exists" to "who will win the race to space?" Each week, a variety of views will be given the opportunity to flourish and develop into meaningful and powerful conversations.