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Riz Lateef is a presenter for BBC London News.

Riz joined BBC London News in 2004. Prior to this, she was a presenter/reporter for the BBC’s regional news programme in the north east & Cumbria.

During her career, Riz has also worked as a reporter for BBC Breakfast News and has also presented BBC Two’s half-hour documentary ‘East’ looking at the political state of Pakistan.

Before training as a journalist Riz was a management consultant working in broadcasting for several years and was named as one of the television industry’s ‘young hotshots’ by Broadcast magazine in 1998.

Riz Lateef is to replace Emily Maitlis as the new face of BBC London News. Maitlis, who held the role of main presenter of the programme since its launch, left BBC London in April to take up a new role on BBC News 24 and…

The RTS Television Journalism Awards 2016 are taking place tonight at the London Hilton, Park Lane. The awards, for news and current affairs, seek to recognise creative and excellent journalism by organisations whose broadcasts are transmitted on a UK based platform and, for the first…

The Royal Television Society has announced the nominations for the RTS Television Journalism Awards 2016. The awards, for news and current affairs, seek to recognise creative and excellent journalism by organisations whose broadcasts are transmitted on a UK based platform and, for the first time,…