Who is Sima Kotecha?
British, Journalist, Sima Kotecha, works with BBC where she serves the station as a UK editor of Newsnight and also as a presenter. She has been working with the station since 2003.
Sima Kotecha Date of Birth / Age
Kotecha is approximately 40 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.
Sima Kotecha Height
Kotecha stands at a height of approximately 5 feet and 6 inches tall.
Sima Kotecha Parents and Siblings
Kotecha was born and raised in Basingstoke. 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.
Sima Kotecha Spouse / Husband
Kotecha has for a long time been keeping details regarding whether or not she is dating private. It is therefore not known whether Kotecha is married or not but the information will be updated once available.
Sima Kotecha Kids / Children
Details regarding whether or not Kotecha has any children are not available to the public at the moment. However, we will update this information once more details concerning this are available.
Sima Kotecha Education
Kotecha was educated locally before attending Surrey University in Guildford and Goldsmiths College, University of London to study for a master’s degree in media and communications.
Sima Kotecha Career
Kotecha’s fit job was at BBC Radio Berkshire in 2003 and after that, she took up an internship at the BBC’s New York bureau. She worked for Talking Movies and BBC Radio 1’s Newsbeat as their New York reporter from 2005 to 2010, later working for the PM program on Radio 4 and as a multimedia reporter for the same network’s Today program. In January 2017, Kotecha became the Midlands Correspondent of BBC News appearing regularly on television bulletins. She also presents the BBC One news bulletin at 8 pm and has presented Radio 5 Live‘s Up All Night, 5 Live Breakfast and Drivetime, and Newsday on the BBC World Service.
Kotecha rated from Helmand Province in the conflict in Afghanistan while embedded with US Marines in Garmsiron for two weeks in December 2009. She also covered the 2010 Haiti earthquake and the Syrian refugee crisis. She also covered the 2008 US presidential election, and the Oscars on multiple occasions. At work with her crew in May 2020, Kotecha was racially abused while reporting live in Leicester on the official COVID-19 guidelines.
The man accused of the crime, Russell Rawlingson, was due to stand trial at Leicester Crown Court on 21 April 2021 but pleaded guilty to a less serious alternative count of threatening behavior – without the racial element – which was accepted by the prosecutor, Philip Plant, after Kotecha said she did not wish the case to go to trial. On Friday 26th August 2022 Sima was the sole presenter on BBC Newsnight, a Program on the very evening that huge energy price cap increases were announced causing widespread fear and concern for many households.
Kotecha works with WICZ where he serves alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;
- Martine Croxall
- Reeta Chakrabarti
- Fiona Bruce
- Tina Daheley
- Victoria Derbyshire
- Huw Edwards
- Christian Fraser
- Joanna Gosling
- Jane Hill
- Geeta Guru-Murthy
- Mishal Husain
- Faisal Islam
- Roger Johnson
- Stephen Sackur
- Lyse Doucet
- Yalda Hakim
- Ben Brown
- Jon Sopel
- George Alagiah
- Emma Barnett
- Marcella Whittingdale
- Jon Kay
- Shaun Ley
- Emily Maitlis
- Annita McVeigh
How Much Does Sima Kotecha Earn?
Kotecha earns an annual salary that ranges from $100,000-$500,000.
How Much is Sima Kotecha Worth?
As a journalist, Kotecha has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges from $1 million to $5 million.