Soraya Ali shortlisted for Broadcast Journalism Training Council award
October 26th, 2017
Broadcast journalism graduate, Soraya Ali, has been nominated for a BJTC award in the Radio News Documentary category for her report on British Somalis.
Responding to the announcement of the shortlist, she said:
“I am both honoured and excited to be considered for a BJTC award for my piece on British Somalis. It is so important to tell the stories of those who are not always fairly represented in the media. A massive thank you to the University of Leeds for all the guidance and help in developing my journalistic abilities.”
Soraya Ali graduated with a first class degree in Broadcast Journalism in 2017 and now works for Reuters News Agency.
The BJTC celebrates the best new journalists of 2017. A panel of judges, made up of industry professionals, worked through a record number of entries this year to arrive at the shortlist.
Winners will be announced on 28 November in a ceremony at BBC MediaCity in Salford.