Saima Mohsin


Saima Mohsin

Saima Mohsin is Senior Anchor for Pakistan's first ever English news channel DAWN NEWS. She presents 'News Eye', the channel's flagship nightly news programme. News Eye is one of the most watched nightly program in Pakistan.

Saima attended the University of Birmingham and in 1998 gained a BA Hons degree in Politics with English Literature, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Broadcast Journalism in 1999.

After graduating from university, She freelanced for a year at BBC World Service, Greater Manchester Radio, GLR and Five Live.

In 2000 Saima gained her first job in television joining ITV Meridian as a producer and later on became a presenter/reporter for the station.

In 2002 Saima joined "BBC Points West" as a reporter and presenter.

In 2004 she moved to BBC One's "Watchdog" - the UK's most watched current affairs show, as an investigative reporter on consumer issue, tracking down rogue traders and taking on multi-national corporations.

Saima went on to freelance as a newsreader and reporter for BBC News 24, Sky News and ITN.

She presented a groundbreaking debate show for Channel Four on suicide bombings and the future of British Muslims following the 7/7 bombings in London.

In 2006 Saima joined GMTV Europe's biggest breakfast show where she covered stories around the UK and the world including the plea to free Mirza Tahir Hussain from death row in Pakistan and Glaswegian runaway 12 year old Molly Campbell/Misba Rana.

Saima has interviewed world famous celebrities and leaders from Tom Cruise to Tony Blair, Amitabh Bachchan to Benazir Bhutto.


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