Leah Charles-King, Diva TV/Radio presenter Divas of colour 2016

Leah KingSome quick facts about Leah Charles-King
•Over 15 years experience in TV as a multi-award winning and industry recognised TV Broadcaster and Producer
•Currently seen as a presenter of Jackpot247 on ITV
•The first and only black female CITV (Children’s ITV) Presenter in its 35 year history
•Working in the entertainment industry since the age of 5
•Host and Producer of “Old School Fridays”, the flagship show for BANG 103.6fm every Friday 4-7pm Drivetime across London and greater London
•The shows I’ve hosted or produced have been seen across the UK, USA and Africa to a combined audience of over 200 million
•Presented shows for the BBC, ITV, The Disney Channel, BET (Black Entertainment Television), SKY TV to name a few
•Launched both OHTV and BET International within the UK
•1000’s of hours of live TV presenting experience
•A noted Voice Over artist
•Female activist
•Created and in pre-production of a ground-breaking documentary “(in)Visible Women” asking the question, are their a lack of women of colour in the media, business, the arts and more?
•Flying the flag for more women to be visible for their achievements across the UK
•Founder and Managing Director of The Red Carpet Academy, the UK’s first and only TV & Public Speaking training led by mainstream professional’s and celebrity Experts!
•I’m a mentor of young women of colour between the ages of 21-30 and offer them internships within The Red Carpet Academy and providing experience, life skills and business skills within media and business. Have mentored over 30 young women within my businesses over the last 2 years.

Current Showreel:

Other videos include:
1Heart Live (Presented and Co-Produced by)

Featuring Maxi Priest and General Levy

(In)Visible Women documentary preview:


1Heart Live – Carnival Special! (Presented and Produced)

YouTube channel to see more:



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