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Razia Iqbal

Job TitleJournalist and presenter

Company NameBBC


Razia Iqbal is a presenter for BBC News: she is one of the main hosts of Newshour, the flagship news and current affairs programme on BBC World Service radio. She also regularly presents The World Tonight on the BBC's national network, Radio 4. She was the BBC's arts correspondent for a decade, during which she travelled around the world covering arts and culture for television news. She presented the BBC's Talking Books programme on television and has presented various arts programmes on Radio 4. She has been a journalist with the BBC for nearly three decades. She has worked as a political reporter, and as a foreign correspondent in Pakistan and Sri Lanka.


Conference Sessions

  • Breaking Ground: International Showcases Celebrating British Diversity in Literature

    Wednesday14:30 - 15:3015 Mar 2017

    Gallery Suite, Room 2, Grand Hall Gallery

    2017 marks a time of change across the world as borders close and barriers go up. Yet populations continue to move and to diversify communities and societies ar...

    • Language: English

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