Riz Lateef presents the BBC London News 6:30pm bulletin from Monday to Thursday and some editions of the 10:30pm programme. Riz Lateef also presents the Friday edition of the National 8pm Summary on BBC One.
Riz Lateef joined BBC London in 2004 as a reporter and occasional newsreader. Following the departure of Emily Maitlis in March 2006 to present on BBC News 24, Riz Lateef has been promoted to present the flagship 6.30pm BBC London News programme on BBC One. Riz Lateef was also the main anchor for the BBC London News Podcast, presented by BBC as a trial.
Previously, Riz Lateef reported for BBC Breakfast and presented regional news for the BBC in the North East & Cumbria. Riz Lateef was also a guest presenter on BBC One’s Holiday programme in 2003 and 2004. Riz Lateef also presented relief shifts on BBC News 24 in 2006. Riz Lateef is one of the main relief presenters for the BBC Weekend News on BBC One and the BBC News Channel.