CNN Anchor and Correspondent
Bianca Nobilo is a London-based correspondent and the host of The Brief with Bianca Nobilo.
Bianca Nobilo is a London-based correspondent and the host of The Brief with Bianca Nobilo, which airs on CNN International from Monday to Friday at 5pm ET.
Since joining CNN in 2013, Nobilo has reported extensively on the UK's decision to leave the European Union and on the resulting Brexit negotiations. She also reported widely on the 2019 general election and on Boris Johnson's Covid-19 hospitalization and the pandemic. She has interviewed multiple UK cabinet members and regularly reports from Brussels on European politics.
In February 2019 she sat down for a rare and exclusive interview with The Speaker of Britain's House of Commons, John Bercow. During the interview Bercow defended his impartiality and role as Brexit "referee".
In addition to reporting, Nobilo has anchored CNN Today, International Desk and CNN Newsroom.
As a politics producer, Nobilo was heavily involved in CNN International's political coverage planning and newsgathering. In 2017 she covered the Westminster terror attack, London Bridge terror attack, British General Election, OPEC summits and the triggering of Article 50.
Nobilo has also secured exclusive interviews with IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde and the Lebanese Minister for Foreign Affairs. Additionally, she interviewed George Osborne on the election of President Trump and the architect of Brexit, Nigel Farage, in the lead up to the UK Brexit referendum. She also interviewed London Mayor Sadiq Khan in the wake of the Parsons Green attack.
Furthermore, Nobilo produced both the inaugural CNN Middle East Business Forum in Abu Dhabi and the CNN Asia Business Forum in Bangalore.
Nobilo holds a first-class degree in History from the University of Warwick, a Master of science in Comparative Politics at the London School of Economics, where she specialized in conflict. She also holds several professional diplomas in Communications and was the youngest ever recipient of a Fellowship in Communications where she designed and conducted original research into the impact of the body language of political leaders on their electoral success.
Prior to working at CNN, Nobilo worked in the Houses of Parliament and in the defence and security sectors. She has worked on three general election campaigns, a nationwide referendum as well as in research, speechwriting and campaigns for ministers and members of Parliament in the UK.
Additionally, Bianca speaks Italian and Croatian.
She received the MHP 30 under 30 Journalists to Watch Award in 2018.