Jane Witherspoon is Bureau Chief Middle East based in Euronews’ Dubai bureau.
She regularly appears in some of Euronews’ best-known titles, like Interview, City Scenes and Target. As part of this coverage, Jane has interviewed high-profile personalities, entrepreneur Steven Bartlett, Hollywood composer Hans Zimmer, EU Ambassador to the UAE Andrea Matteo Fontana, chef Gordon Ramsay and legendary hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan to name a few.
Prior to Euronews, Jane worked as an entertainment correspondent for Sky News and news reporter for the BBC. She also conducted extensive work as a freelance reporter for ITV, Reuters, and Getty. During these years, Jane covered significant events such as the US Presidential elections, the London Olympics, and the Oscars, and interviewed numerous celebrities, like Madonna, George Clooney, and Tom Cruise, as well as former British Prime Minister David Cameron.
Recent public speaking engagements include hosting and moderating sessions at the Tourism Recovery Summit and the 6th anniversary of the Future Investment Initiative (FII) Institute in Riyadh, the Global Cybersecurity Forum, the Digital Wellbeing Summit at Ithra, Dammam, the Dubai Future Forum, the Dubai Metaverse Assembly, the World Government Summit as well as GITEX and Ai Everything conferences at Dubai World Trade Centre.
Jane holds a BA (Hons) degree in Media from Liverpool John Moores University.