Asad Ahmad Biography
Asad Ahmad is an English and award-winning journalist currently working at BBC as an anchor. Additionally, he is a Royal Television Society and a BAFTA News Programme of the Year nominee. He has covered around the world and is now the lead presenter for BBC London television news.
Asad Ahmad Age
How old is Ahmad? He is 53 years old as of 2023. Ahmad was born in 1969 in South Kensington, London, United Kingdom. He has not revealed the date and month in which he was born.
Asad Ahmad Education
Ahmad enrolled at The John Roan School on Maze Hill in Blackheath, south-east London, followed by the University of Bristol, where he studied law
Asad Ahmad Height|Weight
He stands on an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 70kgs
Asad Ahmad Family
He was born in the united state, however, he has not revealed information regarding his family members. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.
Asad Ahmad Wife
He likes to keep his personal life private, hence he has not disclosed information about whether he is in a relationship or not.
Asad Ahmad Children
Ahmad likes to keep his personal life private, hence he has not disclosed information about whether he has children or not.
Asad Ahmad Accident
Asad was involved in a serious motorcycle accident that resulted in a brain injury in 2008. There was a chance he’d be paralyzed, so he now walks with a walking stick to help him balance. According to Asad, the accident altered a number of personal characteristics, including the strange development of a passionate and deep love of reading.
Asad Ahmad Career
Ahmad was born and raised in London, However, his career at the BBC has taken him around the country, regularly presenting Newsnight Scotland, BBC Breakfast, News24, and Breakfast With Frost and reporting as the BBC’s Scotland Correspondent, during which time he covered the foot and mouth outbreak and rioting in the North of England. He has also worked as a political reporter and presenter at BBC Midlands Today in Birmingham.
Ahmad became the first person to present an entire live news program from the top of Nelson’s Column in Trafalgar Square a feat which is unlikely to be matched for around another 30 years when the column will next be cleaned and repaired in July 2006. Most recently, in October 2007, he was the first television journalist to be given unrestricted access to Darfur’s refugee camps.
He has been shortlisted several times for radio awards and his radio work saw him regularly present BBC Radio Scotland’s Newsdrive program and the mid-morning program on BBC Asian Network.
Asad Ahmad’s counter-terrorism initiatives
He received an invitation from America to examine the impact of the media on a pluralistic society in December 2006, and in 2008 he traveled to the United Arab Emirates to look at how the Middle Eastern media deal with issues concerning extremism and its subsequent impact on society.
Additionally, he has a specialist interest in security, terrorism, and counter-terrorism initiatives and he conducted the first-ever on-the-record interview with a senior MI6 officer.
Prior to joining BBC, he served as a Foreign Exchange dealer in the City and a researcher at the House of Lords. After a year of studying Physiology and Pharmacology, he went on to read Law. Asad is also a member of Mensa. He enjoys traveling and says the best part of his job is meeting new people.
Asad Ahmad Salary|Net Worth
He has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which he earned from his broadcasting career.