Who is Lukwesa Burak?
African, Journalist and Anchor, Lukwesa Burak, works with BBC where she serves the station as a news presenter and weather presenter. She has been working with the station since 2016.
Lukwesa Burak Date of Birth / Age
Burak is approximately 48 years as of 2022 although her exact age is not known as she has managed to keep her date of birth away from the public. However, we will update the information once available.
Lukwesa Burak Height
Burak stands at a height of approximately 5 feet and 7 inches tall.
Lukwesa Burak Parents and Siblings
Burak was born in Zambia and raised in England. She manages to keep information regarding her parents, siblings, and extended members of her family away from the limelight. We will however update this information once it’s available to the public.
Lukwesa Burak Spouse / Husband
Burak’s husband is known as Neil Barnes. The couple has two children. There are no details of Burak and Neil Barnes’s wedding or dating history.
Lukwesa Burak Kids / Children
The couple, Burak and Barnes, has two children. However, we will update this information once more details concerning this are available.
Lukwesa Burak Education
Burak attended the University of Sussex from where she graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Geography and European studies. She also learned to speak French during her one year stay in Switzerland. She was admitted to the University of Leicester on a European Union scholarship and graduated with a Master of Science.
Lukwesa Burak Career
Burak kicked off her career in the information technology sector where she spent three years before moving to media. She landed a role as a broadcast assistant for BBC weather and used the opportunity to train as a broadcast meteorologist. Burak began by broadcasting as a relief forecaster for BBC regions and nations. She was eventually confirmed as a permanent member of BBC East Midlands’ forecast team and later a lunchtime news anchor.
In 2006, Burak left BBC for Sky News where she used to present Sky News overnight as from midnight to 0600. Her programs at the time were Sky News on the Hour (0100-0300) and Sky World News (0300-0600). In 2012, she left Sky News but returned in 2013. 2008, she was featured on the cover of the second issue of UK Zambians’ Lifestyle Magazine. In the same year, she was appointed as the patron of the charity All-Star Kids (1079911). She is also an ambassador for No More Malaria UK and the director of Gidore, a hair products company.
Burak joined South Africa based eNCA in August of 2012. She relocated to South Africa because her husband had also landed a new job there. She was interviewing guests as opposed to dealing with prerecorded material at eNCA. From there, she went back to Sky News then Al Jazeera before returning to BBC.
How Much Does Lukwesa Burak Earn?
Burak earns an annual salary that ranges from $100,000-$500,000.
How Much is Lukwesa Burak Worth?
As a Journalist, Burak has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges from $1 million to $5 million.
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