Nazaneen Ghaffar


Nazaneen Ghaffar
Nazaneen Ghaffar
Born 9th June
Education Ravensbourne College
Occupation Weather presenter, TV Presenter

Nazaneen Ghaffar is a United Kingdom television weather forecaster. She currently appears on the Sky News channel having previously presented for BBC South East Today and ITV West.

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Early life

Ghaffar grew up in Tunbridge Wells, Kent.[1] After completing her A-levels she studied for a BA (hons) degree in Broadcasting at the Ravensbourne College of Design and Communication in Chislehurst.[1]

Television career

Upon graduating in 2006, she got her first television industry job working for Endemol in Bristol as a runner for the programme Deal or no deal.[1] After moving on to work for ITV West, her first on-screen opportunity arrived when she was asked to try out for a weather presenting position[1] and trained as a weather forecaster with the Met Office.[2] After 18 months of presenting for ITV she moved back to Kent to join the BBC's South East Today programme.[1]

On November 4 2010 it was announced that Ghaffar was leaving the BBC to join Sky News as weather presenter on the Eamonn Holmes fronted Sunrise programme,[2] replacing Lucy Verasamy who had left to join ITV's Daybreak. In addition to presenting she also contributes to Sky News' The Weather Girls blog.

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