Nazaneen Ghaffar

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Nazaneen Ghaffar
Born (1985-06-09) 9 June 1985 (age 31)
Ethnicity Iranian
Education Ravensbourne College
Occupation Weather presenter, TV Presenter

Nazaneen Ghaffar is a British television weather presenter. She was born on 9 June 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.[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.[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 4 November 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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nazaneen Ghaffar celebrity picture gallery". http://www.lazygirls.info. Retrieved 31 October 2015.  External link in |work= (help)
  2. ^ a b c "Sky New's Weather presenter Nazaneen Ghaffar on Tunbridge Wells and life in Kent". Kent Life. Retrieved 2012-02-21. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Nazaneen Ghaffar - BBC South East Today profile". bbc.co.uk. 2010-02-15. Retrieved 2011-01-20. 
  4. ^ a b "New weather presenter to join Sky News Sunrise team". skypressoffice.co.uk. Retrieved 2011-01-20. 

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