Lara is a TV presenter, journalist, and documentary maker specialising in lifestyle technology. She co-presents the BBC’s flagship technology show, Click (BBC One / BBC News). Having studied AI Ethics, and with a passion for people’s understanding artificial intelligence’s possibilities and limitations, she’s become a leading commentator across the media.
She’s made numerous programmes and done many expert slots across a range of outlets including, BBC1’s Panorama, ITV’s Lorraine, BBC1’s The One Show, ITV’s Good Morning Britain, and has fronted documentaries for Radio 4, one being a “A Documentary: By ChatGPT”.
Her other passion for living our healthiest lives for longer, has seen her not only often wear an array of trackers, but also make a lot of content on longevity and health innovation. Her BBC documentary, “Forever Young?” saw her quest to separate science from snake oil, unravelling the real evidence of how we may be able to increase our “healthspans”. She also made “`Tonight: Healthy Ageing” for ITV1 and has written many articles on the topic.
Before joining Click in 2011, Lara’s media experience was vast and varied. She’d started out as the Channel Five as a reporter, interviewing the biggest stars in the world, and fitting in a few gadget reviews for the channel when she had time. She was the technology columnist for the UK’s biggest selling weekly, Woman, for four years, and has written for many of the UK’s biggest publications.