Sara Canals (Andorra, 1990) is a TV host and broadcast journalist specialized in international relations. Currently based in Barcelona, she has more than 8 years of experience at leading media companies in Europe and the United States.
Since the 2017 Barcelona terror attacks, Sara Canals is a frequent contributor to the BBC, CNN and other international media on topics regarding Spain and Catalonia. Key coverage includes the Coronavirus pandemic, the 2019 Spanish General Election and the ongoing Catalan Independence Crisis.
As a TV presenter, Canals currently hosts 'LaLiga News' (LaLiga TV, Mediapro) a daily live show covering the Spanish Football League for a global audience in Africa, Europe and America. Previously, she presented FC Barcelona’s show 'Inside Barça' broadcasted in the United States.
Sara Canals is a Fulbright Scholar and holds a MS in Global Affairs from the New York University (NYU). While living in New York, she worked at the United Nations, NY1 News, and directed and produced documentaries on the ground in Cuba, Costa Rica and Panama. Canals also reported for 8TV, TV3, La Vanguardia, Onda Cero, and Ràdio i Televisió d’Andorra.
Canals received a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Blanquerna’s School of Communications and International Relations. The School awarded her with the 'Alumni Ambassador Award' (2020).