Marie-Sophie Lacarrau: from Aveyron to Paris

Marie-Sophie Lacarrau, was born on September 20, 1975 in Villefranche-de-Rouergue. Journalist and presenter on French television, she has been presenting the TF1 1 o'clock news since January 4, 2021.


Her career path...

In 1996, she did internships in the newspapers Midi libre and Le Villefranchois, then for the chains LCI and M61.

In 2000, Marie-Sophie Lacarrau was 25 years old and obtained her first work contract at the editorial office of France 3 Quercy-Rouergue, then two years later joined France 3 Midi-Pyrénées as a reporter.

She presented her first regional newscast during the 2005 Christmas vacations.

Then, she alternates the presentation of the news of 12/13 and 19/201 until 2010.

During the summer of 2010, she replaced Catherine Matausch on France 3 on weekends, then became Carole Gaessler's "joker" on the national 19/20 from September 2010 to July 20142.

From August 2014 to August 2016, she is "joker" at 1 pm and 8 pm on France 2.

From February 2016 to December 2018, she presents once a month, in the second half of the evening, the economic magazine "In Situ" on France 3.

On September 5, 2016, Marie-Sophie Lacarrau takes over from Élise Lucet at the presentation of the 1 p.m. news on France 2.

From February to June 2017, she hosts a new Sunday afternoon magazine on France 2 dedicated to Great Portraits.

In June 2017 and January 2019, she is "joker" of the 8 p.m. news on France 2 during the week.

In August 2014, January 2015 and August 2016, she is joker of Laurent Delahousse's 1 p.m. and 8 p.m. weekend editions.

Since 2017, she presents the July 14 parade with Julian Bugier.

During the summer vacations 2018, the New Year's week 2018-2019 and the New Year's week 2019-2020, she replaces Anne-Sophie Lapix at the 20 hours of France 2.

In December 2019 and January 2020 and again in December 2020, she presents the sixth and seventh seasons of the Prodiges program on France 2.

On September 17, 2020, TF1 announces its arrival at the 1 p.m. news show from January 4, 2021, replacing Jean-Pierre Pernaut.

The day after the announcement of her transfer, she is replaced without having been able to say goodbye, by Nathanaël de Rincquesen, who is acting as interim editor before Julian Bugier takes up his position, who will succeed her in January 2021 at the controls of France 2's 1:00 pm.


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