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Abbianca Makoni

Journalist

Abbianca Makoni is a journalist with a strong interest in crime and investigations.​

Her work includes an investigation into the hidden child victims of lockdown, a solution focused documentary looking into the girls exploited into criminal gangs and the effects of period poverty on street children living in Zimbabwe. 

She has also taken 'deep dives' exploring south east Asia's notorious Hydra gang and reported on the issue of the illegal wildlife trade in Africa.

Her words can be found in the Evening Standard, The Independent, I Paper and other regional and national newspapers. She can also be seen broadcasting short video reports breaking down the latest current affairs.​

She was shortlisted for the 'Young journalist of the year' award at the Society of Editor's press awards 2020 and won the Top scoop award at the NCTJ.