Alumna takes presenter role on BBC current affairs programme

A Leicester geography graduate is to helm the BBC’s Inside Out East Midlands current affairs programme.

Lukwesa Burak presented her first edition of the programme on Monday 5 September, which was a Brexit special focusing on the impact on the East Midlands. You can view the programme via the iPlayer.

Prior to the BBC, Lukwesa has had a long career in television broadcasting, encompassing roles at Sky News, Al Jazeera and eNews Channel Africa. After completing her MSc in Geographical Information Systems in 1998, and after a brief time at Leicester City Council, she got her first role in the Weather Department at the BBC Television Centre and worked in BBC television and radio for nearly 5 years.

arrow-downarrow-down-3arrow-down-2arrow-down-4arrow-leftarrow-left-3arrow-left-2arrow-leftarrow-left-4arrow-rightarrow-right-3arrow-right-2arrow-right-4arrow-uparrow-up-3arrow-up-2arrow-up-4book-2bookbuildingscalendar-2calendarcirclecrosscross-2facebookfat-l-1fat-l-2filtershead-2headinstagraminstagraminstagramlinkedinlinkedinmenuMENUMenu Arrowminusminusrotator-pausec pausepinrotator-playplayc playplussearchsnapchatsnapchatthin-l-1thin-l-2ticktweettwittertwittertwitterwechatweiboweiboyoutubeyoutube