Sonia Deol Biography
Sonia Deol is an English award-winning Radio and TV Presenter who works as a reporter/anchor for Global News team. She joined the Global News Team in January 2015.
Sonia Deol Age
Deol is 49 years old as of 2022. She was born on February 8, 1979 in Birmingham, United Kingdom.
Sonia Deol Height
Deol stands at a height of 5ft 4in (1.65m).
Sonia Deol Family
Deol was born and raised in Birmingham, United Kingdom. Her father’s name is Baldev Sidhu. However, being a very private person when it comes to her personal details, she has not disclosed any details on her mother or her siblings. We will be sure to update you once this information is available to us.
Sonia Deol Husband
Deol is happily married to Harry Sangha and they are blessed with a three year old daughter.
Sonia Deol Education
Deol graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree (Honours) in Humanities from the University of Hertfordshire in 1994.
Sonia Deol Career
She was recruited by the BBC in 1996 to lead regional and national shows after hosting shows on commercial radio and television. Coverage of the 9/11 terror attacks in New York, as well as the UK and US invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq, are among the highlights. She has spoken with a number of politicians and foreign leaders, as well as business and entertainment figures.
Deol is a multi-talented anchor who has hosted a variety of programming including entertainment, politics, and discussion shows, as well as the BBC’s flagship Breakfast Show. She earned numerous honors in the United Kingdom for ‘Best Presenter’ and ‘Best Female Presenter’ during her career. Deol has also hosted a number of business events, fashion exhibits, charity events, and live performances.
Deol went to Vancouver in 2011, leaving the BBC for love in British Columbia! She returned to the screen after a brief hiatus to focus on parenting, making her debut on Canadian television as an anchor for CBC Vancouver. She joined Global BC a few months later.
Sonia Deol BBC Asian Network
Deol returned to the BBC Asian Network in 2002, when the station was rebranded from a regional Midlands-based radio station to a nationwide DAB channel, presenting the Sonia Deol Show. The show was broadcast live on weekdays from 9.00 a.m. to 12.00 p.m., and included a phone-in and discussion on news, current events, and other topics, as well as music, particularly Bhangra.
She interviewed Indian film director Kaizad Gustad about his 2003 Bollywood flick Boom on September 26, 2003. She co-hosted the BBC local radio’s Frank Gillard Awards ceremony on October 6, 2003, with then-Director-General of the BBC, Greg Dyke, at the National Museum of Photography, Film and Television (since renamed the National Media Museum) in Bradford.
In a May 2006 interview with The Independent newspaper, Deol stated that co-hosting the awards with Dyke was one of her proudest professional successes. Her show got a bronze prize in the Sony Radio Academy Awards’ Interactive Category in 2003.
Her objective at the BBC Asian Network has been to widen the network’s appeal and encourage listeners from non-South Asian backgrounds while maintaining a service to the core audience. She has interviewed all of the major British political party leaders, as well as many other prominent personalities from politics, the media, film, music, and other fields from around the world, on her show.
She was nominated for the Best UK Asian Radio Show category in the annual UK Asian Music Awards on November 18th, which were held on December 6th at the Hammersmith Palais in London. In 2006, she received the Asian Achievers Media Award.
Sonia Deol Global BC
Deol joined CHAN-DT (Global BC) as a co-presenter of the station’s regional morning news program, alongside Steve Darling, on November 26, 2015. She formerly worked as a TV host for the CBC in Vancouver on occasion. She presently works as a weekend anchor and reporter for Global BC.
Sonia Deol Net Worth
Deol has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her career as a journalist.
Sonia Deol Salary
Deol’s annual salary is estimated to range between $ 100,000 – $ 500,000.