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Mishal Husain

Named by The Times as one of the five most influential Muslim women in the UK, Mishal is a familiar face on BBC1's prime time Sunday evening news and to viewers around the globe as a news presenter on BBC World. One of the main hosts of the daily coverage of the London 2012 Olympic Games, as well as many critically acclaimed documentaries, Mishal is as comfortable on stage as a conference facilitator as she is on screen.

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Mishal Husain Biography

Mishal Husain is news anchor for BBC World and is an accomplished conference facilitator.  Some of her clients include Abbey National, Release, UN, Novo Nordisc Pharmaceuticals, IFAD, World Leadership Forum, Philps. She is also a presenter on Radio 4's flagship Today programme.

As news anchor for BBC World, Mishal has an audience of 180 million people worldwide - including a large prime-time evening audience in the United States. Apart from the news, she also presents the interview programme Hardtalk Extra and the interactive programme Talking Point  She also appears on BBC 1's weekly current affairs programme - Real Story - and thus far, her career reflecting her interests - including international law and human rights, The global economy and the Muslim world.

Mishal first tasted journalism on leaving school in 1991, training at The News - one of Pakistan's English-language...

Mishal Husain is news anchor for BBC World and is an accomplished conference facilitator.  Some of her clients include Abbey National, Release, UN, Novo Nordisc Pharmaceuticals, IFAD, World Leadership Forum, Philps. She is also a presenter on Radio 4's flagship Today programme.

As news anchor for BBC World, Mishal has an audience of 180 million people worldwide - including a large prime-time evening audience in the United States. Apart from the news, she also presents the interview programme Hardtalk Extra and the interactive programme Talking Point  She also appears on BBC 1's weekly current affairs programme - Real Story - and thus far, her career reflecting her interests - including international law and human rights, The global economy and the Muslim world.

Mishal first tasted journalism on leaving school in 1991, training at The News - one of Pakistan's English-language daily papers & her first job after university was at Bloomberg Television in London.   Joining BBC World as a producer in 1988, Mishal began reporting for the specialist Economics and Business Unit later presenting business news on BBC World and BBC News 24.

In 2000 she became the first anchor of BBC World's Asia Business Report - which launched from the BBC's Asia headquarters in Singapore.   Back in London, Mishal co-presented BBC World and BBC News 24's flagship World Business Report. On the day New York markets re-opened after 9/11, she was live in Times Square charting reaction to the attacks. A year on she covered the anniversary commemorations at the Pentagon.

Later in 2001 Mishal moved to the main news seat on BBC World - her first day coinciding with the plane crash in New York's Queens district and her first week with the fall of Kabul.

As Washington Correspondent for BBC for a year, Mishal was on air for the announcement from the White House, in March 2003, that the Iraq war had begun & presented numerous specials from Washington throughout the conflict.  Another recent appearance on US Television was the co-presentation of Wide Angle documentary series on the PBS network.

Mishal is an accomplished conference facilitator.  Clients include Abbey National, Release, UN, Novo Nordisc Pharmaceuticals, IFAD, World Leadership Forum, Philps.  She is also a fantastic awards host

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