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About Arianne

Arianne Alcorta is a four-time Emmy-nominated journalist, event moderator, and public speaking coach. She has 10+ years of well-rounded experience reporting live on camera and on stage – covering politics, technology, economy, health, environment, and other global affairs.


She served as one of the main television anchors for CNN Money Switzerland, and as a bilingual breaking news correspondent in the United States and Europe for NBC Universal.
Arianne grew up across Venezuela, Spain, and the United States. Today, she continues to work as an independent correspondent in Switzerland and travels the world to moderate exclusive events like Viva Technology, Watches and Wonders and the UEFA Congress. This nomadic experience has given Arianne an international perspective, where she has been able to work and travel among different cultures and languages. 
She holds a Master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University, New York, and a certificate in international relations, business, and political economy from the London School of Economics. 
Languages: English, Spanish, and French. 
Currently based in Lausanne, Switzerland
 Previous locations:   Boston,  MA, United States    •    New York City, NY, United States  
                                    Miami, FL, United States    Seville, Spain  •  Caracas, Venezuela 


Experience          A brief look to some of the latest trajectory

2020 - Present


Switzerland and Worldwide

International TV Host & Event Moderator

AGEFI, Nouvelle Agence Économique et Financière (2023 - Present)

Host and producer of "Rethinking Tomorrow," a 30-minute podcast series that analyzes the latest megatrends disrupting the economy and human lifestyle.

Viva Technology Paris 2023

Master of Ceremony and moderator of the main stage of the world's biggest technology event in 2023. 

A 4-day congress with 150,000+ attendees, 450+ speakers addressing all kinds of cutting-edge technology, moving the needle towards a more sustainable, secure, connected, and cost-efficient future. The most prominent speakers included Elon Musk, French President Emmanuel Macron, Yan Le Cun (Chief AI of Meta), and Larry Summers (former Harvard President and economic advisor to Barack Obama)

Watches and Wonders Geneva 2023 & 2022

Lead reporter of the "Morning Show," and presenter of the "Late Show," the event's official Youtube series that showcased the biggest highlights of the largest watchmaking summit in the world. Over the course of one week, brands, representatives, retailers, and executives from across the globe gather in one place to discuss the industry's future and unveil the latest ground-breaking novelties. 

World Heart Summit 2023

Panel moderator of the 2-day congress aiming to bring cardiovascular disease to the top of global agendas.

Geneva Health Forum 2022 & 2020

Main panel moderator of a 3-day internationally renowned event that gathers health and political actors from all over the world to find solutions to global health challenges. 

Credit Suisse 2021 - 2022

Moderator of high-profile events, organized by one of the leading investment banks in Switzerland. Politicians and CEOs of multinationals were invited as speakers to analyze future outlooks in the world of finance, health, tech, sustainability, and the economy.

UEFA Congress 2022

Host of the UEFA Congress 2022, the annual meeting of Europe’s football parliament. It brings together presidents and general secretaries representing UEFA’s 55-member associations to shape European football.

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2018 - Present




International News Correspondent 

Produce original video stories in Europe and Latin America, related to travel, culture, politics, economy, breaking news, and human rights, airing on social media and American news Outlets like NBC universal. 

Samples include:

Canonization of Monsenor Romero in the Vatican, the first Salvadoran saint 

Sexual abuse summit in the Vatican

Flying in the first certified electric plane

A winemaking tour in Switzerland's most unique locations

2020 - Present

International Institute

in Geneva


Geneva, Switzerland

Public Speaking Professor 

Faculty member in the bachelor's and master's programs
Train 15+ university students, via multiple simulation scenarios, to successfully communicate in the business world. Students learn how to express eloquently, professionally, and compellingly during interviews, oral presentations, and meetings —keeping in mind body language, tone, and vocabulary.

2019 - 2022

SmartCuts Creative

Lausanne, Switzerland


Senior Video Producer | Media Trainer

A one-stop communications agency, offering video and animation services, live event production, media training, communication strategies, hosting, and moderation services.


Clients and projects managed include:

International Labour Organization

Produced and directed three short documentaries that highlighted the economic and safety struggles of the garment sector in Africa and Asia, during the Covid 19 pandemic. 

World Heart Federation

Moderator of live webinars addressing cardiovascular risk factors and challenges worldwide. Project manager and director of event and animation videos.  

2019 - 2020

CNN Money Switzerland


Zurich, Switzerland 

Business Anchor 

Switzerland’s first national 24-hour channel in English about business and finance, which operated from

2018 to 2020. 


Role: Produced, directed and anchored 5-10 minute sponsored interview programs in English, airing nationwide in Switzerland. Topics varied from financial investment, to environmental innovation, to travel. Pioneered media trainings for C-level executives.

2015 - 2018

NBC Universal

Massachusetts, United States

Bilingual Multimedia Journalist

Launched the first local NBC-owned Spanish-language Telemundo newscast in Boston, one of the 10-top broadcast television markets in the United States, alongside a team of four journalists.​

Specialized in breaking news, extreme weather,  immigration law, education, politics, business and economy, gun control, and the drug epidemic in northern Massachusetts​​.

2012 - 2014 


Florida, United States


Documentary producer and news personality

Specialized in immigration and the economic and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela.

Highlights included:

Venezuela Fights for Freedom

Independently wrote, shot, and edited a 20-minute documentary - intelligible in English and Spanish -  about the 2014 student riots in Venezuela, reaching half a million hits on YouTube.

Guest Interviewer in "The Great Encounter with Obama"

Selected to pose a question to former President Barack Obama in a campaign forum broadcasted in prime time. Univision anchors Jorge Ramos and Maria Elenas Salinas hosted the special program.




London School of Economics

London, United Kingdom

Certificate in Business, International Relations, and Political Economy.

Participated in some of the most pressing academic debates centered around the challenges of globalization: how corporate organizations are impacted by events such as the 2008 financial crisis, changes in global supply chains, global power shifts, instability in key areas of the developing world, technological and environmental disruption from automation and robotics to cyber-security and climate change, and the rise of populism in the western world.

2014 - 2015

Columbia University

New York, United States

Master of Science in Journalism.

Awarded full scholarship. Specialized in documentary filmmaking.

2010 - 2014

University of Miami

Florida, United States

Bachelor of Science in Broadcast Journalism and Theatre. 

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