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Nomia Iqbal

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Mulitmedia Reporter and Presenter — BBC
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#BBC journalist and presenter 📻 📺 🎤 (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 — 3,324 followers, 4,436 tweets

RT @MSNBC: Listen to what President Trump had to say in 2013 about responsibility for a government shutdown. "The President… https://t.co/SQ6qRI2aR1
RT @yoUsaama: @bbcasiannetwork Can’t thank @bbcasiannetwork enough for showing me love and helping me share my message. Was an ab… https://t.co/hzVsjYxpIS
RT @BBCNewsnight: Why has it taken so many attacks on girls in Pakistan for the authorities to take action? @SecKermani asks Malik Ah… https://t.co/r6cF5LIakw
RT @ikaveri: You'll fall in love with the simplicity and innocence of Nazia Hasan in this interview by the brilliant Tabassum. https://t.co/DDrAkddaF7
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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".