Lukwesa Burak

Lukwesa Burak
Born Lukwesa Burak
1974 (age 42-43)
Occupation Weather presenter, Newsreader
Notable credit(s) East Midlands Today
Al Jazeera English
BBC News
World News Today


Lukwesa Burak /lʊˈkwɛsə ˈbʊræk/ is a information and climate presenter for BBC Information. Previously, she was a presenter and interviewer for Al Jazeera, Sky Information and before that Africa Model on eNCA (previously referred to as eNews Route), located in South Africa. She was previously a climate forecaster and information presenter in britain, for East Midlands Today, a local television information programme within the Midlands section of Central Britain, followed by information presenter for Sky Information, the 24-hour tv information service controlled by Sky Tv, part of United kingdom Sky Broadcasting, located in London. She became a information presenter for eNCA in August 2012.

Burak was created in Zambia in 1974, and named after her royal tribal family members. She enjoyed pets, experienced a spider collection, and after capsizing on the fishing trip around the Zambezi river with her dad, was hospitalised for a month having captured malaria.Burak's family relocated to Britain when she was aged eight. She experienced a pastime in flying, therefore became a member of the Royal Air flow Force Air Teaching Corps, but needed to keep after injuring her lower leg during a video game of soccer. She then analyzed, getting a bachelor's level in Geography and Western Studies in the University or college of Sussex, where she spent a 12 months in Switzerland and resultantly speaks French. She was after that awarded a EU scholarship to total a Grasp of Science level at the University or college of Leicester.


After 3 years within an it career, Burak started her media career being a broadcast assistant for BBC weather, and trained being a broadcast meteorologist during this time period. She started broadcasting being a comfort forecaster for BBC locations and nations, ultimately signing up for BBC East Midlands as you of their long lasting forecast group, before getting the lunchtime information anchor.Burak moved to Sky Information in 2006. Her primary role involved delivering Sky News right away, with her usual shift beginning at 0000 and finishing at 0600. During this time period she provided Sky Information at 0000, Sky Information OVER THE Hour from 0100-03:00 and Sky World Information from 0300 – 0600, which attracts audiences within European countries, Asia and Africa. She still left Sky Information in 2012, but came back in 2013.Burak featured over the cover of Concern 2 of UK Zambians Life style Magazine in the summertime of 2008. She was also appointed patron from the charity All Superstar Kids (1079911) in the beginning of Dec 2008. She actually is an ambassador for FORGET ABOUT Malaria UK, due to her own private experiences as a kid. Since January 2011, she's been the movie director of hair items company Gidore.In August 2012, Burak joined up with eNCA (eNews Channel Africa), located in Southern Africa. She stated that she needed to relocate to South Africa as her hubby had been provided a new work there, but that she was quite definitely getting excited about the opportunity to become listed on the channel's Africa Model team also to get the chance to carry out live interviews instead of dealing with mostly pre-recorded materials. But of her previous employers, Sky Information, she stated: “ " Sky can be an experience I would suggest to anybody. If you are operating at that level on the market, you cannot ask for other things". Lukwesa Burak re-joined Sky Information in 2013. She's since became a member of the group of al Jazeera British in DohaIN-MAY 2016 she re-joined BBC regions and nations, joining BBC East Midlands and BBC World News flash. She began showing for the BBC Information Route on 13 August 2016. In Sept Burak became the primary presenter of Inside Out East Midlands as well as the re-launched Britain edition which really is a every week round up from the three greatest reports from in the united states.

Personal life

Burak enjoys reading, gardening, and wish to take-up fencing once again. She lives in Leicester.