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Nomia Iqbal

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Mulitmedia Reporter and Presenter — BBC
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#BBC journalist πŸ“» πŸ“Ί 🎀 (Opinions here are obviously only mine)

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Biography

Currently a presenter for the BBC World Service's Newsday - an international early morning news and current affairs global programme.

Previously presenter at BBC5live - the BBC's national radio service that specialises in live news, phone-ins, exclusive interviews and sports commentaries.

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@NomiaIqbal — 2,936 followers, 4,062 tweets

Aug 20, 2017

RT @WxStrong: Night night, Mr. Sun βœ‹πŸ»Sleep well! You have a big day tomorrow 🌘 #SolarEclipse2017 https://t.co/mxIjDjEBXD

Aug 20, 2017

RT @BBCBreaking: Julian Cadman, a 7-year-old dual British-Australian national, was killed in #Barcelona terror attack, police say…

Aug 20, 2017

RT @BBCWorld: Meet Osas and Wisdom - two Nigerian immigrants who're helping to clean up Rome πŸ‘ https://t.co/KJEMAqXtNJ

Aug 20, 2017

Never thought I would see a day where #Israel accepts Nazis in ANY "proportion." πŸ˜”  https://twitter.com/nycsouthpaw/status/899082614795104256 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Working at my local newspaper and door stepping a family over a recent death. Ghastly.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes I'm old enough!

How is social media changing news?

Audiences are increasingly telling us what the story is, so I think it's becoming more of a conversation now.

Awards

Sony Radio Academy Awards Gold

2013 - NEWSBEAT: Best news and current affairs programme
Real investigative journalism, which is well tailored with audience interaction. They don't 'sell-out' for quick wins and easy topics.

The Arqiva Commercial Radio News Award

2011 - News
Editor/Reporter: Nomia Iqbal Reporter: Katie Collins Commended by judges for "going that extra mile, with high quality news all the way".