Beatrice Marshall is a News Anchor for CGTN Africa based at the network’s Africa headquarters in Nairobi. She anchors "Africa Live", a daily News program that gives viewers a deeper perspective of the news and views of Africa. Beatrice is also the host of "Talk Africa"- the channel’s flagship weekly talk show providing global viewers with an insider’s perspective of current affairs shaping the African continent.
Beatrice has interviewed 17 sitting African heads of state and also interviewed China’s Premier Li Keqiang during his four nation African tour in 2014. She has conducted interviews with numerous leading African personalities, including former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan, the African Union Commission Chair Nkosasana Dlamini-Zuma, the 2005-2015 African Development Bank President Donald Kaberuka and the UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka.
Beatrice Marshall is also a regular contributor to global events, including having moderated panels at the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa, the Africa CEO Forum in Geneva, UN World Urban Forum in Colombia, Leaders in Africa Oil and Gas summit in London and the New York Forum on Africa. Beatrice has covered the annual African Union Heads of State summits since 2012; the 2013 BRICS Summit in South Africa and the Nigerian Election in 2015.
Previously, Beatrice was the Deputy Managing Editor of KTN, Kenya’s leading National Television Network as well as the channel’s chief anchor. At KTN, she covered major events across East and Central Africa, including reporting on South Sudan’s independence, the Somalia crisis, Rwanda’s transition, and the evolution of the East African Community. She has also previously taught Journalism and Mass Communication at the United States International University (USIU) Nairobi campus.
Beatrice Marshall speaks four languages and holds a Masters Degree in Mass Communication from the University of Leicester (UK).