Manuela Lanza

Broadcast journalist

  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
  • AvailabilityLocked Pro Plan feature
  • ProfessionsProducer - Journalist - Videographer


About me

I'm a multiskilled and multiligual broadcast reporter/producer with 5 years experience working for Euronews, Aljazeera English, VICE News, CNN and Reuters. I'm an experienced original TV content creator with a comprehensive knowledge of sports and news. I'm now looking for job opportunities in entertainment and factual TV/documentaries.


  • TV
  • Editing
  • Travel
  • Human Interest
  • Entertainment
  • News
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Languages
  • Reporting
  • English
  • Portuguese
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Italian

Companies I’ve worked with

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  • VICE


    • Publishing
  • CNN Create

    CNN Create

    • Advertising

Work history


Freelance Journalist

Reuters News Agency

Mar 2015
  • Working within the TV news team. This role demands intuitive personal and journalistic skills and an ability to work under pressure during breaking news. Ingesting video from a variety of sources and assuring the quality control of both audio and video.


Freelance Planning Producer

CNN Create

Jan 2015 - Jun 2015
  • Researching and booking guests for CNN International news, current affairs and business shows. Organising logistics for interviews, booking studios, and co-ordinating with remotes and satellite teams.Producing and editing shoots and packages. Researching briefing notes for anchors and reporters.


Freelance Media Coordinator

CNN Create

Sep 2014 - Sep 2015
  • Responsible for monitoring and assessing editorial and technical components of video, researching, inputting and maintaining information pertinent to CNN's main assets: videos and photos. Coordinate the editors and ensure the quality of the packages before they go on air.


Sports Intern

CNN Create

Mar 2014 - Aug 2014
  • Responsible for setting up the sports news agenda daily. Researching, chasing international sports authorities for comments, using my language skills to translate statements, news, tweets, Instagram/Facebook posts and monitor sports media in different languages to break the news. Write, produce and edit stories, briefing presenters, etc.




Jan 2014 - Mar 2016
  • Member of the production team during the post-production of Vice's food program MUNCHIES.


Freelance Sports Journalist

Aljazeera English

Apr 2013 - Jan 2016
  • Responsible for finding and writing sports stories for online.. Experienced interviewer.


News Intern


Jan 2013 - May 2013
  • Responsible for writing as well as commissioning news and feature stories for former Euronews London correspondent, Ali May.


TV Reporter


Feb 2009 - May 2011
  • Responsible for presenting, producing and editing my own reports as well as advising camera crew on what to film or record.



International Journalism

City University London

Aug 2012 - Jun 2013
  • The International Journalism MA is a one-year professional/practice course to develop skills in journalism and thinking about journalism in a global context. I learned how to gather and report in various styles and modes for a range of media (print, broadcast, online). I covered real stories, produced a television news programme and my own documentary.;



University of Murcia

Aug 2009 - Jun 2011
  • Bachelor's degree in Journalism with a focus on TV.


Translation Studies

University of Alicante

Aug 2003 - Jul 2008
  • The basic aim of the degree course is to produce professionals in multilingual communication with a comprehensive knowledge of all areas related to translation studies (civilisation, culture, politics, business, etc.), capable of producing quality translations in a range of registers and fields,