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Samira Ahmed Biography

Samira Ahmed

Facts of Samira Ahmed

Date of Birth: 1968 , June-15
Birth Nation: United States

Quick Timeline of Samira Ahmed

1968 Born in London
1986 Studied at St Edmund Hall, Oxford
1989 Worked at Isis and the Union magazines
1990 Joined BBC
2000 Gave birth to her First Child
2009 won the Broadcast of the Year

Detail Timeline of Samira Ahmed

June 15 , 1968

Born in London

Ahmed Samira was born at the end of the 1960s in London, England, the United Kingdom to Lalita Ahmed. Her mother has a BIndian origin. Her mother worked for Hindi service of the BBC World Service. Her nationality is British and she has Indian ethnicity.

1986

Studied at St Edmund Hall, Oxford

As a child, Ahmed was enrolled at Wimbledon High School, a girls' independent school. In 1986, she joined St Edmund Hall, Oxford. There she majored in English and she graduated from Oxford in 1989. She also studied at City University, London where she earned her Postgraduate Diploma in Newspaper Journalism.

1989

Worked at Isis and the Union magazines

During the late 1980s, she worked as an editor at Isis and the Union magazines. Both of these magazines are Oxford University student publications and she won the Philip Geddes Journalism Prize for her service in these magazines.

1990

Joined BBC

In 1990, she joined BBC as a news trainee. Later on, she was named the reporter on Newsnight and the Today program. She also as a news correspondent and a presenter on BBC World and BBC News 24. She worked there until the end of 1997. 

2000

Gave birth to her First Child

She is a married woman. It is known that she is the mother of two lovely children. She became a mother for the first time in her life in 2000. Two years later, she gave birth to her second child.

2009

won the Broadcast of the Year

In 2009, she was honored at the annual Stonewall Awards. She was awarded the Broadcast of the Year award in Stonewall Awards. She won this award for her report on the corrective rape of lesbian women in South Africa.

Content

Samira Ahmed is currently at the age of 48. She belongs to mix ethnicity and hold American nationality. She has not disclosed anything related to her relationship status so but according to the source, She has a two children. 

Samira is a female Asian reporter for BBC world service. During her period in BBC world service, Ahmed worked at the Union magazines and Isis as an editor. In 1990, She moved to BBC as a news trainee. Later on, She worked as a news correspondent, a reporter on Newsnight and Today program on BBC world service and BBC News 24. She worked there till the December 1997.  She earned a lot from her career, however, She hasn't disclosed about her actual net worth and salary.