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Lizo Mzimba

Last updated 09 January 2020

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Lizo Langa Mzimba

Born: Friday 6th December 1968 (age: 51)


Lizo Mzimba is the Entertainment Correspondent for BBC News.

He attended the independent Solihull School (during which time he was also leader of the Birmingham Schools' Symphony Orchestra) and The University of Birmingham. Whilst at Birmingham he was a prolific member of the student TV station, winning awards at NaSTA (National Student Television Association). By 1991 he was contributing to Sounds magazine.

Following this, Mzimba was one of the longest-serving presenters, a reporter and an assistant producer for CBBC's Newsround between 1998 and May 2008; second only to John Craven