Lara is a regular reporter on the BBC's flagship technology show, Click. Specialising in lifestyle and health tech, Lara's always learning about, and testing, the tech that claims to make our lives easier.
Lara currently writes the weekly Tech Savvy column for Woman Magazine, where she reviews all the latest tech innovations for their readers.
Known to many for the six years she spent as Five News’ weather girl and showbiz reporter, Lara’s time at the channel attracted quite a bit of attention.
It didn’t take long for her to start being invited on countless other TV shows such as BBC One’s The Weakest Link: News and Weather special, BBC One's Let's Dance for Sports Relief, BBC One’s Superstars: Battle of the Channels, ITV’s Britain’s Best Dish: Celebrity Special, ITV’s Win, Lose or Draw and ITV’s The Impressionable Jon Culshaw, to name but a few.
As a trained journalist, Lara went on to work as a showbiz reporter on Sky News, which saw her not only live on air the night Michael Jackson died, but also reporting from the red carpet - interviewing some of the biggest names in showbiz, and investigating other areas of the entertainment industry, from Burlesque to Bollywood.
Alongside chatting to the stars, and talking sunshine and showers, Lara also spent some time producing and presenting weekly gadget reviews for Five. Aside from television, she spent three years as a showbiz columnist, and has combined her two loves – property and entertainment – by writing occasional celebrity home features for The Mail on Sunday.With a light touch and disarmingly charming style, her interviewees reveal more than they should. Funny, chatty and not to be underestimated, Lara asks the questions - and gets the answers - on the matters we all want to hear about. Whether it’s reporting from star studded events, a sit down chat or making a news package on breaking stories from the world of entertainment, Lara’s cheeky charm always gets the best out of people. Her interviewees have included Michael Douglas, Leonardo Di Caprio, Cameron Diaz, Joan Collins, Will Smith, Tom Cruise, J Lo, Alice Cooper, Jerry Springer and scores of others.
Prior to her days at Five News, Lara worked on the BBC’s Liquid News. She has hundreds of hours of live studio and location experience in news, programmes and entertainment such as ITV’s Celebrity’s Exposed, Five‘s Greatest Ever Movies, Five's Milkshake, BBC Two’s Newsnight and Channel 4’s Rise. She has regularly appeared as a panellist and talking head - discussing celebrity, entertainment and fashion and can be seen worldwide on E!. Lara plays a daytime TV presenter in British comedy feature film, The Shouting Men, which was released in cinemas in March 2010. She has also acted alongside Paul Whitehouse in BBC Two comedy, Happiness.
Take a look at a few of Lara's videos and some press coverage, go to www.laralewington.com