Sameena is the lead news presenter covering the East and West Midlands. She’s also made films for Inside Out, and interviewed Prince Philip.
Sameena Ali-Khan anchors national bulletins for ITV at weekends, and throughout the week on Central Tonight in the Midlands, covering a wide range of stories across daily news and documentaries.
After studying Physiology and Chemistry, Sameena was drawn to journalism. After working on radio in Manchester she first appeared on air on BBC Radio Lancashire. She remained with the BBC, going back to Manchester and GMR before stints on the BBC Asian Network, BBC West Midlands and BBC London, as well Radio 5Live. On TV (aside from a debut appearance made whilst living in Nigeria on the country’s equivalent of Blue Peter) Sameena presented and reported for Northwest Today, Inside Out, and Midlands Today before moving to ITV.
With a presenting style combining bright and approachable with authoritative, Sameena is the only presenter to have won the RTS Best On Screen Personality two years running.
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