Georgia Coan is a podcast producer, journalist, and reporter for the BBC.
She currently works in the BBC News Podcast Unit and is a member of the BBC News Next Generation Panel which helps to influence cultural changes in the organisation.
She has produced and reported for award-winning podcasts ‘Beyond Today’ by Radio 4 and ‘The Next Episode’ by BBC News. She also helps to produce Newscast.
Georgia has covered topics such as grief, extremism, mental health, and specialises in stories about underserved communities. She has done stories about the Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Community, a community often underrepresented in mainstream media.
Before working in podcasts, she was a digital and radio producer for BBC Three Counties where she trained as an apprentice in 2016 before working on podcast pilots.
Georgia grew up in Luton but is currently working in London.
She aspires to be a reporter and broadcaster in long-form documentaries, inspired by broadcasters like Louis Theorux and Stacey Dooley from her hometown.
“To me, the greatest pleasure of writing is not what it’s about, but the music the words make.”