Ritula Shah

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Journalist (1967)
Mon Sep 06 2021
By   Alina

Are you a news enthusiast? If yes, you must be familiar with the BBC News presenter Ritula Shah. Ritula worked on a variety of Midlands television and radio programs and then relocated to Today. 

Shah created and edited the eight-year flagship breakfast program before joining the 1999 BBC World Service as one of World Today's presenters, a weekly news show.

Early Life

Ritula was born in 1967 in Barnet, UK as Ritula Harakhchand Shah. Besides, the detailed information regarding her parents, siblings still lacks.

itula Shah during her graduation. She studied history at the University of Warwick.
Image: Ritula Shah during her graduation. She studied history at the University of Warwick.
Source: Warwick. ac.UK

Concerning education, Ritula attended Haberdashers' Aske's School for Girls. Later, she studied history at the University of Warwick and graduated in 1988.

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Career Highlights 

Shah started her career by joining the manufacturing team of Radio 4. Then, she moved from there to regional news on television and then worked as a producer to Today program in 1991.

Then Ritula became one of its presenters when The World Today launched on the World Service in 1999. She is a presenter at The Real Story on the BBC World Service. 

The journalist Ritula Shah works as a main presenter of The World Tonight, BBC Radio 4.
Picture: The journalist Ritula Shah works as a main presenter of The World Tonight, BBC Radio 4.
Source: Twitter profile @ritula shah

Since April 2008, Ritula Shah is the main presenter of the current affairs radio program, The World Tonight on BBC Radio 4.

Personal Life: Who is her Husband? 

Well, it is pretty weird that the famous News Presenter Ritula hasn't given out the details about her personal life. She could be married or single. Shah has never been spotted with a guy other than her co-anchor. 

Ritula Shah with Indian fashion designer Manish Malhotra. personal life, married, husband, spouse, marital life, nuptial and other wedding details
Image: Ritula Shah with Indian fashion designer Manish Malhotra (middle).

Shah is pretty conscious about her link-up rumors and controversies. Since she has never been spotted with any guy, likely, she doesn't have any children.  

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Net Worth & Salary 

Working in a popular News Television Ritula earns a really good amount of money. 

Shah has always been a very hardworking and dedicated News reporter of all time, so her net worth is around $1 million as of 2021. Her income is increasing with time, but the details about her actual salary are still under review. 

Ritula Shah in her BBC Studio. income, earning, net worth
Image: Ritula Shah in her BBC Studio

As per Glassdoor, the average salary of a BBC news presenter is $51,927.07 (£37,483). But, Ritula is an experienced BBC worker, so that she might be earning more than an average. 

Likewise, Shah's other properties, including houses and vehicles, are not detailed. The primary source of revenue for Hockings is their field of journalism. 

Like Shah, Mishal Husain, Martha Kearney, Sarah Montague earn pretty well earning from their News Presenting career. 

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