Samira Ahmed Biography
Samira Ahmed is a freelancer British Journalist, an author, and a broadcaster working at the BBC News Channel. She is famous for the Radio 3 Night Wave and Radio 4 Worlds Tonight, Sundays, and Front Row besides presenting the Promos for the BBC Four. Samira is also known for publishing magazines like the Guardian, Independent and the Spectator, and art blogs. She is very beautiful and attractive to millions of her fans all over the world. Samira is a courageous, nonpartisan, and a focused woman when it comes to her journalist career.
Samira Ahmed Birthday and age
Samira Ahmed was born on 15th June 1968 in Wandsworth, London. She is 52 years of age as of 2020. Samira honors and celebrates her birthday every 15th June of each year in flamboyant celebrations alongside her friend, family, and collogues.
Samira Ahmed family (parents and siblings)
Samira Ahmed was born to Arthur Ahmed, the father, and Lalita Ahmed, the mother. The family resided in Wandsworth in London, The United Kingdom, where she was born and raised up. Her mother, Lalita, was a BBC journalist, TV presenter, actress, chef, and author of Indian Cookeries. She worked for Hindi services of the BBC World Service in the Bush House until her retirement. Samira Ahmed holds both British nationality and citizenship, although her origin is, however, traced to the Indians. The details about her siblings, including names and professions, are yet to be availed once they are accessible.
Samira Ahmed height and weight
Samira Ahmed is a very beautiful and charming woman that leaves her fans interested in watching her show each time she appears on the screen. She appears to be taller than objects in most of her pictures. She is approximated to be 1.83m taller with a bodyweight of 72Kg. Her beauty is supplemented by black hair, light skin, and black eyes. The curvaceous body and figure-eight body structure is the secret behind her beauty and attractive nature that has won her higher viewership on BBC television.
Samira Ahmed Husband
Samira Ahmed is a married woman that enjoys every bit of life with her husband. She got married to Ty Shaba on 17th Nov 2012 in an intriguing wedding ceremony that was attended by many people, including workmates, fans, and other dignitaries. Her husband, Ty Shaba, is a film producer, actor, singer, and Afro model. She loves him so much and takes care of him with love and passion.
Samira Ahmed Children
Samira Ahmed is blessed with one child whom they got in December 2013. The details on the gender and name of her child still remain a mystery. Keep tab, and we shall upload it once we access it.
Samira Ahmed Education
Samira Ahmed, after her child’s education, Samira Ahmed, was privileged to join Wimbledon High School, a day school for girls, where she acquired her secondary education and learned magazine editing. She later attended St. Edmund Hall, Oxford, where she pursued a degree in English. While at the college, Samira was the editor of Isis and Union magazines that were Oxford University students’ publications. Her outstanding performance earned her the Philip Gedde Journalism Prize as the best editor in the student’s magazine publication. Samira Ahmed proceeded with a Post Graduate Diploma in Newspaper Journalism at the City University in London. Lucy Mathen, a female Asian reporter oat BBC was the motivation behind her journalism career.
Samira Ahmed BBC
Samira Ahmed commenced her career in 1990 when she joined BBC Corporation as a trainee in the internship program. She did her two attachment programs at BBC and started to work as a reporter in 1992, where she reported for the program BBC Today. She later applied for the BBC World, where she was employed as a presenter, a role she exceptionally executed. She was later transferred to the Newsnight as a reporter and relocated to Los Angeles as its correspondent between 1996-1997. As a correspondent, the famous story she captured was the O.J. Simpson trials that shook the world.
Samira Ahmed has later transferred to BBC 4 News in 2000 as a reporter and later became the News Presenter in July 2002. Samira worked at the new channel until 2011 when she debuted as a freelance. In 2009, Samira Ahmed reported on the Corrective Rape of Lesbian Women in South Africa, a story that won her an award besides triggering campaigns against homophobic crimes in the world.
Samira Ahmed has also worked a newspaper reviewer on Lorraine since October 2011, and she has helped a lot in rectifying the stories and elimination of contradictions. She worked as a presenter of the third and fourth series of Sunday Morning Live on BBC One between 2012 and 2013. Samira Ahmed succeeded Ray Snoody as ye primary presenter of Newswatch on BBC News Channel. Samira Ahmed interviewed Margret Atwood about the novelist book The Testaments that is simulcast in more than one thousand cinemas as part of Theater Live.
Samira Ahmed awards
In the course of her journalism career, Samira Ahmed has been nominated for the following awards based on her unique and quality stories she presented that made her bag the following awards.
Broadcast of the Year in 2009 Stonewall Awards for the special report; Corrective Rape of Lesbians in South Africa.
- BBC Celebrity Mastermind Award as the author of Little House on the Prairie in 2010 awards ceremony.
- Celebrity Mastermind Champion of Champions in 2019.
- She wore a space in costume in the 1999 costume ceremony
Samira Ahmed salary
Samira Ahmed is a freelance British journalist working for BBC Radio and Television channels. She is one of a well-paid female journalist, although the actual amount of her salary is currently unavailable. Keep tab, and we shall update you. However, Samira is a legend remembered for fighting for equal salary at BBC for both men and women.
Samira Ahmed Net worth
Samira Ahmed has been working at BBC as a news presenter, anchor, and reporter for both BBC TV and Radio channels for over two decades. She has also published magazines, blogs, and books in her career. She is rated as one of the richest British female Journalists with a Net Worth of $7.4 million, totaling her assets and cash.
Samira Ahmed Wiki
- Full Name: Samira Ahmed
- Famous As: Samira Ahmed
- Gender: Female
- Age:52 years
- Date of Birth: 15th June 1968
- Place of Birth: Wandsworth London
- Citizenship: British
- Nationality: British
- Race/Ethnicity: Indian
- Parents: Arthur Ahmed, the father, and Lalita Ahmed
- Siblings: Unknown
- Height: 1.83m
- Weight: 72Kg
- Eye colour: Black
- Hair Colour: Black
- Skin Colour: Light
- Sexual Orientatio: Straight
- Marital Status: Married
- Spouse: Ty Shaba
- Children: One
- Education: City University in London
- Profession: Magazine Journalism
- Occupation: Journalist and author
- Salary: Under Review
- Net Worth: $7.4 million
Samira Ahmed Equal pay Petition
Samira Ahmed filed a petition against sexual discrimination for pay against her employer BBC and demanded equal pay for both genders. It was reported that female journalists were paid 40% of what men counterparts were earning for the same work quantity. In her petition, Samira said to the Central London Tribunal that she is paid £465 for every episode of NewsWatch while Jeremy Vine is paid £ 3000 for each episode. This was the discrimination of gender in salary payment by her employer BBC. Samira Ahmed won the case making BBC pay all its staff equally and eliminate sexual discrimination in salaries and remuneration policies.
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Frequently asked questions about Samira Ahmed
Who is Samira Ahmed?
Samira Ahmed is a freelancer British Journalist, an author, and a broadcaster working at the BBC News Channel. She is famous for the Radio 3 Night Wave and Radio 4 Worlds Tonight, Sundays, and Front Row besides presenting the Promos for the BBC Four.
How old is Samira Ahmed?
Samira Ahmed was born on 15th June 1968 in Wandsworth, London. She is 52 years of age as of 2020.
How tall is Samira Ahmed?
Samira Ahmed is approximated to be 1.83m taller with a bodyweight of 72Kg.
Is Samira Ahmed married or single?
Samira got married to Ty Shaba on 17th Nov 2012 in an intriguing wedding ceremony that was attended by many people, including workmates, fans, and other dignitaries.
How many children does Samira Ahmed have?
Samira Ahmed has only one child whose details on gender and names still remain unknown.
How much does Samira Ahmed earn on BBC?
Samira is one of the well-paid female journalists although the actual amount of her salary is currently unavailable. Keep tab, and we shall update you.
How much is Samira Ahmed worth?
Samira is rated as one of the richest British female Journalists with a Net worth of $7.4 million, totaling her assets and cash.
Is Samira Ahmed dead or alive?
Samira Ahmed is still alive and in good health condition as of 2020. There are no reports linking her to death or any life threats.
Where does Samira Ahmed live?
Samira Ahmed lives in a multi-million house in London, England. However, details on her residential address and house pictures are still unavailable. Keep tab, and we shall upload it once we get them.
Where is Samira Ahmed now?
Samira Ahmed is still working at BBC as a freelance journalist, reporter, and news anchor. There are no reports on her resignation or retirement from active journalism career.
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