||This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification. (May 2017) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)|
24 September 1967 |
Bombay, Maharashtra, India
|Residence||Moseley, Birmingham, England|
|Spouse(s)||Jamie Knights (divorced)|
Shefali Oza (born 24 September 1967) is an Indian TV personality and is the main weather presenter on BBC Birmingham's Midlands Today, the regional news programme broadcast in the Midlands of England, but also carries out some news presentation work. She began her career with the team as Midlands Today's first ever weather presenter in January 1993.
Oza was one of the first frequent Asian faces on television in the region. Since joining Midlands Today in 1993 her role has included producing weather-related news and community features. One of her reports was as a result of becoming the first female civilian to spend a week on the Royal Navy submarine HMS Splendid. She was awarded an Honorary Masters from University College Worcester in recognition of her achievements in broadcasting.
Along with weather reporting and news presenting, Oza has fronted regional contributions to the BBC's live national programming and campaigns such as Children in Need.
- "Cold front for Shefali's marriage.]". Retrieved 26 May 2016.
- ""My Birmingham life off camera" Interview with BBC presenter Shefali Oza". Retrieved 27 May 2016.