Nazaneen Ghaffar

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Nazaneen Ghaffar
Born 9th June 1985 (age 29)
Ethnicity Iranian
Education Ravensbourne College
Occupation Weather presenter, TV Presenter

Nazaneen Ghaffar is a British television weather presenter Born on June 9, 1985.[1] 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.[2] After completing her A-levels she studied for a BA (hons) degree in Broadcasting at the Ravensbourne College of Design and Communication in Chislehurst.[3] Her parents are Iranians who met in England.[citation needed]

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.[3] After moving on to ITV West, her first on-screen opportunity arrived when she was asked to try out for a weather presenting position[3] and trained as a weather forecaster with the Met Office.[4] After 18 months of presenting for ITV she moved back to Kent to join the BBC's South East Today programme.[3]

On November 4, 2010 it was announced that Ghaffar was leaving the BBC to join Sky News as weather presenter on its Sunrise programme,[4] replacing Lucy Verasamy who had left to join ITV's Daybreak.[2] She also presented forecasts for Sky News produced 5 News on Channel 5 until 19 February 2012.


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