Sameena Ali-Khan

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Sameena Ali-Khan (born 30 December 1967) is a British journalist currently employed by ITV Central as a main presenter for ITV News Central.

Broadcasting career[edit]

Ali-Khan launched her career in Manchester on a commercial radio station called Sunset 102 in 1989 and then moved to the BBC in 1997 after returning to university for a masters in TV features and documentary production. After moving to Birmingham in 2000 she hosted Drive on the BBC Asian Network and Radio 5 Live. She joined ITV Central in 2005.

Ali-Khan was previously a presenter of the East edition of Central Tonight alongside Steve Clamp, before she left to go maternity leave in mid-2008. She returned on 2 February 2009, co-presenting the West Midlands edition of the programme before it was merged with the East Midlands edition a fortnight later.

Ali-Khan presented the ITV Weekend News on occasion during 2006.

Awards and nominations[edit]

In January 2015, Ali-Khan was nominated for the Services to Media award at the British Muslim Awards.[1]


  1. ^ "British Muslim Awards 2015 finalists unveiled". Asian Image. 23 January 2015. Retrieved 1 November 2015. 

Pukaar magazine

External links[edit]