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Appointment of Samira Ahmed as a Visiting Professor

Date:01 November 2013 to
22 December 2013

The School of Performance and Screen Studies is delighted to announce the appointment of Samira Ahmed as a Visiting Professor in Media in 2013-14.

Samira Ahmed is a journalist and broadcaster with more than 20 years experience and a special interest in how popular culture reflects political and social change.  She presents Sunday Morning Live and Newswatch on BBC1, Night Waves on Radio 3, Something Understood on Radio 4 and documentaries for Radio 4 on subjects ranging from David Bowie to Westerns. She writes a column for The Big Issue and contributes to newspapers and magazines including The Guardian and Index on Censorship. She won a Stonewall Broadcast of the year award while a reporter and presenter at Channel 4 News. Samira began her career as a BBC news correspondent and has worked as a reporter on Newsnight, the Today programme, as the BBC's Los Angeles Correspondent and news anchor for Deutsche Welle TV in Berlin.

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