Razia Iqbal Biography
Razia Iqbal is a skilled British journalist and one of the main presenters of Newshour, the flagship news and current affairs program on BBC World Service. Additionally, she works as a special correspondent for the BBC, reporting for a variety of outlets. Iqbal has also hosted Newshour on the BBC World Service since 2011.2011.
Razia Iqbal Age
How old is Iqbal? She is 60 years old as of 2023. She was born in 1962 in Kampala, Uganda. It is therefore not known when she celebrates her birthday.
Razia Iqbal Education
Iqbal enrolled at Garrett Green Comprehensive School in Tooting, South London, before attending the University of East Anglia, where she received a BA in American Studies in 1985. While at UEA, she studied for a year at Trinity College in Connecticut.
Razia Iqbal Height|Weight
She stands on an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 70kgs
Razia Iqbal Family
She was born in Kampala, Uganda, however, she has not revealed information regarding her family members. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.
Razia Iqbal Husband
Iqbal was happily married to George Arney, a presenter of The World Today however, the couple later divorced. However, she has not revealed whether she has children or not
Razia Iqbal Children
Iqbal likes to keep her personal life private, hence she has not disclosed information about whether she has children or not. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.
Razia Iqbal career
Previously, she served as the BBC News arts correspondent, regularly appearing in news bulletins to report on arts-related stories. She has also hosted the BBC’s HARDtalk Extra program, where she interviewed artists such as Sting and Jacqueline Wilson. Iqbal applied for the position of Arts Editor at BBC News in 2009, but the position was filled by Will Gompertz.
In addition, she has covered mainstream news stories for BBC News. One of the first was an investigation into a charity scam following the January 2010 earthquake in Haiti. In the middle of 2010, Iqbal presented relief shifts on the BBC News Channel, as well as Talking Books. Iqbal has also been a regular presenter of Newshour on the BBC World Service since 2011.
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Razia Iqbal Salary|Net Worth
She has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which she earned from her broadcasting career.
Razia Iqbal Social Media Platforms
Iqbal is very active on social media platforms and has over 13.2k followers on Twitter, 500 followers on Instagram, and over 4k followers on Facebook.