Maria Ramos is a leading a International News Anchor with a global reputation as an MC, Event Host and Moderator, working with governments and many of the world’s major organisations and corporations.
Maria can be seen daily presenting live news at TRT World from Istanbul and hosting the flagship news programme – the ‘News Hour with Maria Ramos’. She possesses a vast knowledge and expertise in international affairs and a sure touch when covering humanitarian, political and global issues – a huge asset for her work as a much sought-after Conference Host and Moderator with the United Nations and the European Parliament. In corporate circles, Bosch Siemens are among the major companies who have praised Maria’s work as an MC and facilitator.
Maria is a highly-acclaimed and engaging Master of Ceremonies, receiving rapturous reviews as the host of the World Travel and Tourism Council Global Summit in Saudi Arabia, where her language skills and ability to work an audience came to the fore. British-born to Spanish parents, Maria is a native fluent Spanish speaker. She can also speak some French, Italian, Arabic and Turkish.
Prior to joining TRT World, Maria reported/anchored for the BBC, Bloomberg, CNBC, UNICEF and Bahrain TV. Over the past 20 years, she has lived in, and reported from countries all around the globe with long stints in the Middle East, Europe, Africa and Latin America.
In the business world, she worked as an advisor to the CEO of Formula E and founded a London/Madrid-based international media consultancy for European blue chip companies.
"Maria was a delight to work with as a moderator. She embraced the subject matter with conviction and enthusiasm, was well prepared and knowledgeable about each of the speakers, and was amenable to the last-minute changes that so often characterize an event of this scale. I look forward to working with her again at future events. "
Paige Kollock, Deputy Programme Director, Doha Forum
"International anchor and journalist Maria Ramos from TRT World showed a remarkable performance during Antalya Diplomacy Forum held in June 2021 both as M/C and moderator, and thus contributed to the success of this important event. We truly appreciate it and extend our heartfelt thanks to Maria."
ADF Team, Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs
"Maria, a big thank YOU for being part of our Annual Forum! It is always great to have you as part of our sessions, and it’s a privilege for us to have you as our MC."
Michael Salcor, United Nations Development Programme
"It was a pleasure to work with Maria as the host for the EBU 2022 Media Assembly. She is an excellent host with a strong personality, who comes well prepared to the conference."
Jean Philip De Tender, Deputy Director-General, European Broadcasting Union
"Working with Maria was an absolute pleasure. She was professional, yet personable and very well prepared for the event. We would not hesitate to select her as a presenter for our events in the future."
Luciana Aguiar, Programme Manager, UNDP Business Call to Action
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