Riz Lateef Bio, Wiki
Riz Lateef is a British Presenter/Newsreader/Manager working with BBC News where she serves the station as a Newsreader and Deputy News Manager. Additionally, she is also the principal presenter for the regional television news service for London, BBC London.
Riz Lateef Dates of Birth
Lateef was born on the 25th of September 1979 in England. She is 42 years old as of 2021.
Riz Lateef Measurements
She stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 4 inches.
Riz Lateef Education
She is a proud graduate of the University of Westminster. There, she graduated with an MBA from Westminster Business School.
Riz Lateef Work Experience
Lateef works with the BBC News London team where she serves the station as a Newsreader and Deputy News Manager. He presents the BBC London News 18:30 bulletin from Mondays to Thursdays and some editions of the 22:30 programme. Additionally, she was previously presenting the now-defunct Friday edition of the National 20:00 Summary on BBC One.
She joined the BBC London team in the year 2003 as an occasional newsreader and a reporter. After the departure of Emily Maitlis in March 2006 in order to present on BBC News 24, she was promoted to the presenter for the flagship 6:30 pm BBC London programme on BBC One. Additionally, she was also the main anchor for the BBC London News Podcast, which was being presented by BBC as a trial.
Previously, she has also worked as a reporter for the BBC Breakfast team and as a presenter for the regional news for BBC in Northeast and Cumbria. She was also working as a guest presenter on BBC One’s holiday programme in the years 2003 and 2004. This is in addition to presenting relief shifts on BBC News 24 in the year 2006. Additionally, she is one of the main relief presenters for BBC Weekend News on BBC One and the BBC News Channel.
In her career, she has taken many major politicians to the task including David Cameron and Tony Blair. Additionally, she led the coverage of the 2008 London mayoral elections separating spin from reality in interviews with Boris Johnson and Ken Livingstone. Additionally, she also presents the national 8 pm bulletin on BBC One and also hosted the BBC One show “The Olympic Torch Comes To London” with Matthew Pinsent.
Riz Lateef Net Worth
In Lateef’s career as a Presenter/Newsreader/Manager, she has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.
Riz Lateef Earnings/Income
She receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.
Riz Lateef Parents and Siblings
Lateef was born and raised in England. She manages to keep information about her family away from the public, however, we will update the information once it’s available.
Riz Lateef Spouse
Lateef has not yet revealed any information about her marital status. However, we will update this information once details about her dating life are available.
Riz Lateef Kids
Lateef prefers to keep information about whether or not she has any children away from the public. However, we will update the information once it’s available.
Riz Lateef Awards and Recognitions
She is a proud winner and recipient of the Asian Women of Achievement Awards 2009. She received the award for Media Professional for her work on BBC London News as she was one of the key figures in the coverage of the 2008 mayoral elections. Additionally, she was named one of London’s 1,000 most influential people by the Evening Standard.
Riz Lateef Twitter
She is vocal on her social media account where she posts frequently. On her Twitter account, she has about 16,580 followers.