About Anita

BBC presenter Anita Rani has consistently used her voice to tell refugee stories. As a leading presenter for the BBC’s flagship show Countryfile, Anita has told the stories of refugees rebuilding their lives in the UK. She also presented a three-part documentary ‘The Refugee Camp: Our Desert Home’, which - produced with help from UNHCR - shone a light on life in Za'atari camp in Jordan. In 2017, Anita presented and co-produced BBC One's two-part series My Family, Partition and Me: India 1947. 

Anita played an important role as our master of ceremonies for the Nansen Refugee Award in 2017 and also hosted the Facebook Live of the 2018 Nansen Refugee Award. Anita also presented the 2017 Women on the Move Awards, celebrating the vital contributions that refugee and migrant women make to their local communities in the UK.