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Nazaneen Ghaffar is an Iranian-British television weather presenter. She was born on 9 June 1985.[citation needed] She currently appears on the Sky News channel, having previously presented for BBC South East Today and ITV West.

Nazaneen Ghaffar
Born (1985-06-09) 9 June 1985 (age 34)
EducationRavensbourne College
OccupationWeather presenter, TV Presenter
Spouse(s)Charlie Rose (m. 2016)[1]

Early lifeEdit

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 careerEdit

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 was when she was asked to audition 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.

Personal lifeEdit

Ghaffar married BBC reporter Charlie Rose in August 2016.[1] She is currently on maternity leave.[5]


  1. ^ a b "Nazaneen Ghaffar marries in style before partying up a storm with TV friends". Hello. 24 August 2016.
  2. ^ a b c "Sky New's Weather presenter Nazaneen Ghaffar on Tunbridge Wells and life in Kent". Kent Life. Retrieved 21 February 2012.
  3. ^ a b c d "Nazaneen Ghaffar - BBC South East Today profile". 15 February 2010. Retrieved 20 January 2011.
  4. ^ a b "New weather presenter to join Sky News Sunrise team". Archived from the original on 20 November 2010. Retrieved 20 January 2011.
  5. ^ "Sky News forecasts some sleepless nights ahead for #Sunrise weather presenter @SkyNewsNaz as she goes on maternity leave..." Twitter. @SkyNews. 27 March 2019. Retrieved 16 August 2019.

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