Shefali Oza

Shefali is an award winning BBC Television Presenter and Journalist; highly experienced in live presentation in both studio and outside broadcasts and one of the best known faces on TV in the West Midlands.

She has been one of the main anchors of the news programme, Midlands Today, and began her career in television as the programme’s first ever weather presenter in 1993 after giving up a career in Law.

In addition to presenting the news, she has reported for Countryfile on BBC2 and Watchdog Daily on BBC1 as well as for the BBC’s regional current affairs series, Inside Out.

Other contributions are to the leisure production, Out And About on BBC1, the BBC’s Children in Need and a cameo role in the BBC’s Afternoon Play series.

Her wealth of experience in live presentation and reporting reflect her ability to rise to any challenge and have earned her critical acclaim. Shefali was awarded an honorary master’s for her contribution to the region through broadcasting on both radio and TV.

She was also the first ever civilian female to have spent a week on a nuclear submarine, HMS Splendid, and was voted Journalist of the Year 2010 at the Asian Political and Public Life Awards.