Susanne-Weber

Susanne Weber is the Language Technology Producer at BBC News Labs, London, U.K. She leads a team of developers and editors to design an innovative production tool which incorporates computer-assisted translation and Text-To-Speech voice synthesis. The pilots launched for BBC Japanese (2015) and BBC Russian (2016). Susanne is also the BBC’s project lead for the H2020 EU funded project SUMMA. This collaborative project will build a multi-media monitoring platform and incorporates automatic speech recognition and machine translation. She graduated in English and America Studies at Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany. In 2001, Susanne completed her training as Studio Manager at the BBC and worked as sound engineer in BBC World Service radio and television until 2015.