Nazaneen Ghaffar

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Nazaneen Ghaffar
Born9th June
EducationRavensbourne College
OccupationWeather presenter, TV Presenter
 
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Nazaneen Ghaffar
Born9th June
EducationRavensbourne College
OccupationWeather presenter, TV Presenter

Nazaneen Ghaffar is a British television weather presenter. She currently appears on the Sky News channel, having previously presented for BBC South East Today and ITV West.

Early life[edit]

Ghaffar grew up in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, where she attended St James’ Primary School and Tunbridge Wells Girls' Grammar School.[1] After completing her A-levels she studied for a BA (hons) degree in Broadcasting at the Ravensbourne College of Design and Communication in Chislehurst.[2]

Television career[edit]

Upon graduating in 2006, her first television industry job was for Endemol in Bristol as a runner for the programme Deal or No Deal.[2] After moving on to ITV West, her first on-screen opportunity arrived when she was asked to try out for a weather presenting position[2] and trained as a weather forecaster with the Met Office.[3] After 18 months of presenting for ITV she moved back to Kent to join the BBC's South East Today programme.[2]

On November 4, 2010 it was announced that Ghaffar was leaving the BBC to join Sky News as weather presenter on Sunrise programme,[3] replacing Lucy Verasamy who had left to join ITV's Daybreak.[1] She also presented forecasts for Sky News produced 5 News on Channel 5 until 19 February 2012.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Sky New's Weather presenter Nazaneen Ghaffar on Tunbridge Wells and life in Kent". Kent Life. Retrieved 2012-02-21. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Nazaneen Ghaffar - BBC South East Today profile". bbc.co.uk. 2010-02-15. Retrieved 2011-01-20. 
  3. ^ a b "New weather presenter to join Sky News Sunrise team". skypressoffice.co.uk. Retrieved 2011-01-20. 

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