Kim Chakanetsa

Presenter, journalist, knitter

Kim Chakanetsa is from a small town in Zimbabwe called Kwe-Kwe. She joined the BBC as a journalist in 2013.

She currently presents The Conversation on the BBC World Service. She also works with BBC Africa. She holds a Masters degree in African Studies from the University of Oxford and a Masters degree in Broadcast Journalism from the Columbia University Journalism School in New York.  Away from work, Kim loves knitting, biltong and travelling.

What tool, idea or way of working would you add to our survival kit for the future?

To stay curious about the world around me and resist closing myself off. To actively seek joy on a daily basis in the smaller things – a conversation with a friend, a perfect cup of tea, a good song.