Asad Ahmad Bio, Wiki
Asad Ahmad is a British Reporter/Presenter working with the BBC News team as a Presenter and Political Reporter. Prior to this, he was working as a Foreign Exchange Dealer in the City of London as a researcher in the House of Lords.
Asad Ahmad Dates of Birth
Ahmad was born in the year 1969 in South Kensington, London, United Kingdom. He shares no information in relation to his exact dates of birth. We will update this information once it’s available to the public. He is 52 years old as of 2021.
Asad Ahmad Measurements
He stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches.
Asad Ahmad Education
He attended The John Roan School on Maze Hill located in Blackheath, South-East London. Later on, he joined the University of Bristol, where he was studying law. He is a proud member of Mensa.
Ahmad Asad BBC News
Ahmad works with the BBC News team where he serves the station as a Presenter. He began his career with the BBC on the News Trainee Scheme in the year 1996 which was before working at BBC Birmingham. There, he was working as a Political Reporter and TV Presenter on BBC Midlands Today. Prior to joining the BBC London team, he was presenting editions for BBC Scotland’s flagship news programme Reporting Scotland as well as news bulletins on BBC Breakfast.
Additionally, he was among the launch presenters and correspondents for Newsnight Scotland. Additionally, he also became the BBC’s Scotland Correspondent during which time he was covering the Foot and Mouth outbreak and riots in the North of England.
He later moved to London in order to work as a Reporter for BBC Breakfast, which is prior to joining the presenting team with Jeremy Bowen, Sarah Montague, Sophie Raworth, Darren Jordon, and Moira Stuart. Additionally, he also presented the News round-up on Breakfast with Frost and rolling news on BBC News with Sian Williams.
Asad Ahmad Work Experience
Prior to starting up his media career, he was working as a Foreign Exchange Dealer in the City of London as a researcher in the House of Lords.
He is an ambassador for the Prince of Wales’s Mosaic charity. Additionally, he is also an ambassador for the Prince of Wales’s British Asian Trust. He has become involved in a working party looking at homelessness in the capital. Additionally, he has also appeared on the radio while presenting on the BBC Asian Network. Additionally, he was also previously working as a Presenter for the Newsdrive programme on BBC Radio in Scotland and has also been shortlisted several times for awards for his special reports on BBC Radio.
Among other programs in which he has presented include Newsline Scotland, a late-night discussion programme for BBC Choice, East for BBC2, and Music and current affairs programmes such as a Pakistan Earthquake Special programme for BBC1. He was also invited by the US State Department to take a part in their International Visitor Leadership Programme in the year 2006 where he was delivering lectures. Additionally, he is also a patron of the charity Working With Words.
Asad Ahmad Net Worth
In Ahmad’s career as a Reporter/Presenter, he has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.
Asad Ahmad Earnings/Income
He receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.
Asad Ahmad Parents and Siblings
Ahmad was born and raised in South Kensington, London, United Kingdom. He has relatives on the Isle of Skye, where he was spending much of his spare time with his family and his dog, Daisy. He manages to keep information about his family away from the public, however, we will update the information once it’s available.
Asad Ahmad Spouse
Ahmad has not yet revealed any information about his marital status. We will update this information once details about his dating life are available.
Asad Ahmad Kids
Ahmad prefers to keep information about whether or not he has any children away from the public. However, we will update the information once it’s available.
Ahmad Asad Honours
Throughout his career, he has been able to receive several honours such as the 2006 Royal Television Society Reporter of the Year for London. Additionally, he has also been nominated for a BAFTA Award for his News Programme of the Year. Additionally, she was also shortlisted for an Ethnic Multicultural Media Awards (EMMA) for Best Radio News Journalist.
Asad Ahmad Illness
He, unfortunately, suffered a serious motorcycle accident in the year 2008 which made him sustain a brain injury. At some point, there was a risk that he would be paralyzed and now uses a walking stick to assist him with his balance. Additionally, he also says that the accident changed a number of personal characteristics and strangely developed a passionate and deep love for reading. Additionally, he describes his home to a resemblance of a library.
The accident caused him no to run the 2008 London marathon in aid of WaterAid as he had to pull out due to a sustaining knee injury.
Asad Ahmad Harassment Allegations
The year 2007 saw him facing allegations of harassment which he strongly denied stating that the allegation was false.” He refused the offers of caution by the Metropolitan Police opting to take the case to court. He was offered noo evidence and forensic evidence clearance by the Crown Prosecution Service and was cleared of the wrongdoing. Additionally, he was also told that he could leave the court without a stain on his character. The CPS was ordered to pay Ahmad’s legal costs.