Asma Khalid Biography – Asma Khalid Wiki
Asma Khalid is a Muslim American journalist and reporter. She is a political correspondent for NPR covering the 2020 presidential campaign. She also co-hosts The NPR Politics Podcast. She has also reported on the 2014, 2016 and 2018 elections. In 2016, she focused on the intersection of demographics and politics and was awarded the Missouri Honor Medal for her coverage.
Before joining NPR’s political team, she helped launch a new initiative for Boston’s NPR station WBUR where she reported on biz/tech/and the future of work. She has reported on a range of stories over the years — including the Boston Marathon bombings and the trial of James “Whitey” Bulger.She got her start in journalism in her home state of Indiana but opted for radio through an internship at BBC Newshour in London during grad school.
Prior to joining NPR, she had worked at WBUR as a reporter and editor, she had also been a freelance reporter in Wasing D.C Metro Area, WAMU 88.5 and interned at BBC’s Newshour, intern at South Asia Bureau and also interned at Post -Tribune from May to July 2003.
She attended University of Cambridge finalizing with a Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.)Field Of StudyMiddle East & Islamic Studies
in 2007. She also attended Indiana University Bloomington and got a degree in Journalism & Political Science graduationg in 2006.
Among other institutions she attended are Middlebury College,The London School of Economics and Political Science ,American University of Beirut, and Boston University.
Asma Khalid Age
She was born on December 11, 1983. She grew up in Crown Point Indianan.
Asma Khalid Husband
She is married to her husband Minhaj Husain.
Asma Khalid Family
Her parents are Zafar U Khalid and Kishwar Khalid. She is second in a family of four.Her siblings are, Noreen Ahmad, Maryam and Imran.
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