The panel of vibrant Somali journalists and creatives will discuss the role they can play in mainstream media’s balanced reporting of the Somali population in the UK.
Zahra Warsame is a British media personality who works as a broadcast and digital journalist for Channel 4 News, covering a variety of national and international events. Khadra Salaad is a BBC journalist and communications specialist with vast experience in print, radio, and television. Anisa Omar is a TRT World journalist, producer, and presenter.
Previously worked as a communications professional for Amnesty International and Plan Global. Ikran Dahir is a BuzzFeed News online culture correspondent located in London. She is a journalist and co-founder of S.Y.T. (Strong Young Thing). She worked as a reporter and producer for London360 and Media Trust.
We will conclude the session with live music and poetry.
7.30pm – 10pm
Panelist: Zahra Warsame, Khadra Salaad, Anisa Omar, Ikran Dahir
In partnership with Tower Hamlets Council