Samira Ahmed

Award-winning journalist and broadcaster Samira Ahmed presents the BBC's flagship arts and culture programme Front Row on Radio 4 and Newswatch on BBC1. Her documentaries include Art of Persia (BBC4), I Dressed Ziggy Stardust and Disgusted, Mary Whitehouse (both Radio 4). Previously a news anchor and correspondent at Channel 4 News, BBC News and Deutsche Welle TV in Berlin, she's won the Stonewall Broadcaster of the Year award (2009) and was named Audio Presenter of the Year 2020 by the British Broadcasting Press Guild.