Mishal Husain, TV News reporter, Corporate Presenter, BBC Breakfast news anchor, Journalist, Before becoming regular presenter of BBC Breakfast Mishal was news anchor for BBC World, with an audience of 180 million people worldwide, including the US. She reported for BBC 1's weekly current affairs programme - Real Story, and provided the island of calm for contestants to BBC 2's current affairs quiz show, The Cram and thus far, her career reflects her interests, including international law and human rights, the Global Economy and the Muslim world. Mishal first tasted journalism on leaving school in 1991, training at The News, one of Pakistan's English-language daily papers & her first job after university was at Bloomberg Television in London. Joining BBC World as a producer in 1988, Mishal began reporting for the specialist Economics and Business Unit later presenting business news on BBC World and BBC News 24. In 2000 she became the first anchor of BBC World�?�¢??s Asia Business Report, which launched from the BBC's Asia headquarters in Singapore. Back in London, Mishal co-presented BBC World and BBC News 24's flagship World Business Report. On the day New York markets re-opened after 9/11, she was live in Times Square charting reaction to the attacks. A year on she covered the anniversary commemorations at the Pentagon. Later in 2001 Mishal moved to the main news seat on BBC World - her first day coinciding with the plane crash in New York's Queens district and her first week with the fall of Kabul. As Washington Correspondent for BBC for a year, Mishal was on air for the announcement from the White House, in March 2003, that the Iraq war had begun & presented numerous specials from Washington throughout the conflict. She also co-presented the Wide Angle documentary series on the PBS network in the summer of 2003. Mishal is an accomplished corporate host, her credits include: 2003/2005 moderator for sessions at UN Technology and Development conference in Geneva and the IFDA in Rome Chaired conferences including, Diversity and Islam at the parliament in Ottawa, Canada and for the drugs charity Release. Hosted the World Leadership Awards, Science, Engineering & technology Student Awards & British Council international Student Awards 2006

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Before becoming regular presenter of BBC Breakfast Mishal was news anchor for BBC World, with an audience of 180 million people worldwide, including the US.

She reported for BBC 1's weekly current affairs programme - Real Story, and provided the island of calm for contestants to BBC 2's current affairs quiz show, The Cram and thus far, her career reflects her interests, including international law and human rights, the Global Economy and the Muslim world.

Mishal first tasted journalism on leaving school in 1991, training at The News, one of Pakistan's English-language daily papers & her first job after university was at Bloomberg Television in London.

Joining BBC World as a producer in 1988, Mishal began reporting for the specialist Economics and Business Unit later presenting business news on BBC World and BBC News 24.

In 2000 she became the first anchor of BBC World�?�¢??s Asia Business Report, which launched from the BBC's Asia headquarters in Singapore.
Back in London, Mishal co-presented BBC World and BBC News 24's flagship World Business Report. On the day New York markets re-opened after 9/11, she was live in Times Square charting reaction to the attacks. A year on she covered the anniversary commemorations at the Pentagon.

Later in 2001 Mishal moved to the main news seat on BBC World - her first day coinciding with the plane crash in New York's Queens district and her first week with the fall of Kabul.

As Washington Correspondent for BBC for a year, Mishal was on air for the announcement from the White House, in March 2003, that the Iraq war had begun & presented numerous specials from Washington throughout the conflict. She also co-presented the Wide Angle documentary series on the PBS network in the summer of 2003.

Mishal is an accomplished corporate host, her credits include:
2003/2005 moderator for sessions at UN Technology and Development conference in Geneva and the IFDA in Rome

Chaired conferences including, Diversity and Islam at the parliament in Ottawa,
Canada and for the drugs charity Release.

Hosted the World Leadership Awards, Science, Engineering & technology Student Awards & British Council international Student Awards 2006

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