Mishal Husain presents the Today Programme on BBC Radio 4 and the BBC News at Ten on Sunday nights on BBC1. (2019)
Over her 20 years in journalism, Mishal has reported from refugee camps to international summits and interviewed the likes of politicians and Royals.
Before joining Radio 4 in 2013 she was one of the main presenters on the international channel BBC World News. Her work on location included the London & Beijing Olympics, broadcasting from Pakistan after the assassination of Benazir Bhutto in 2007, and the killing of Osama bin Laden in 2011.
She is the host of 4 critically acclaimed BBC documentaries: on the life of Mahatma Gandhi, on social media and the Arab uprisings, on Malala Yousafzai, and on EU immigration to the UK. In 2017 she also hosted a pre-election live debate with 7 parties for BBC1.
She has won the London Press Club’s Broadcaster of the Year and Women in Film and TV’s Presenter of the Year awards.
Her book ’The Skills: From First Job to Dream Job, What Every Woman Needs to Know’ was published in the UK in September 2018.
Mishal Husain is available for conference facilitation, awards hosting, panel debates, interviewing.