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Mishal Husain

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Age 50
Date of birth February 11,1973
Zodiac sign Aquarius
Born Northampton
United Kingdom
NationalityBritish
Spouse Meekal Hashmi
BooksThe Skills: From First Job to Dream Job—What Every Woman Needs to Know
Job Journalist
Education Murray Edwards College, University of Cambridge
University of Cambridge
European University Institute
Movies/Shows Children of Men
BBC Weekend News
Hard Spell
Impact
Newsday
Gandhi
2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony
Syria's War with Mishal Husain
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Mishal Husain Life story


Mishal Husain is a British newsreader and journalist for BBC Television and BBC Radio. She is the main Sunday presenter of the BBC News at Ten and BBC Weekend News and one of the main presenters of BBC Radio 4's Today. She has hosted The Andrew Marr Show, HARDtalk, Impact and BBC Breakfast.

Early Life

Mishal husain was born in july 1973 in northampton. England. She is the daughter of pakistani parents. Who emigrated to the uk in the late grew up in london and attended the private onrth london collegiate school before graduating in law from gonville and caius college. Cambridge.

Career

In 1995. Husain begna her career in broadcasting as a researcher for bbc radio 4’s today programme. In moved to bbc world esrvice as a radio presenter and in 2006. She joined bbc news channel as a presenter. She has since become a main presenter for the bbc six and ten o’clock news.

Awards

Husain has been recognised for her work in broadcasting with several aawrds. These include the asian women of achievement award in media in 2003. The baylis oldman award in 2006 and the richard dimbleby award at the bafta awards in 2014.

Television Appearances

Husain has also made appearances on a number of television shows. She has been a regular panelist on bbc1’s question time sicne has served as a judge on the bbc’s the great british bake off since 2017.

Books

In 2018. Husain released her first book. The skills: a practical gudie to getting ahead. The book offers advice on how to succeed in the worklpace. As well as insights into husain’s own career.

Interesting Facts

Mishal husain is an avid runner and has ocmpleted five marathons. She also loves to travel. And has visited over 40 countries.

Important Event

In 2013. Husain was appointed as the bbc’s middle east editor. She was the first woman to hodl this position and her role included reporting on major international stories. Including the syrian conflict and the arab spring.

Charitable Work

Husain is a patron of the charity islamic relief. And has been involved in a number of fundraising campaigns. She also supported the ‘dress for dignity’ campaign. Which provides school uniforms to hcildren in pakistan and bangladesh.

Radio Presenting

Husain began her broadcasting career in 1995 as a researcher for bbc radio 4’s today programme. She subsequently moved to bbc world service. Where she owrked as a radio presenter. And in 2003. She joined the bbc radio 4 tdoay programme as a reporter and presenter.

Publications

Husain has written for a number of publications. Including the times. The guardian. The spectator and the new statesman. She has also contributed to the bbc’s today programme and bbc news channel.

Honours

In 2016. Husain was made an officer of the order of the british empire in recognition of her services to journalism.

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... This is what it s like getting into Blue Zone - apart from for ambassadors and ministers (and leaders! ) Around me members of delegations from Maldives, Nepal and Russia all missing meetings they are supposed to be in by now — Mishal Husain (@MishalHusain) The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites...

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Feb 16,2020 9:38 am

... Mr Carney made the comments in a pre-recorded The interview the presenter, Mishal Husain, one of several elements of the programme, the focus on climate change, on the day of the show Mr Carney added that the rise of nearly 4C was far beyond the 1...

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... In an article next to the picture, the Today editor, Sarah Sands, revealed to them as the train to conduct an interview with the 16-year-old, but the time constraints meant presenter Mishal Husain was flown to Stockholm...

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