Asfa Aftab is a 24 year old Journalist from Bradford, holding a Bachelors Degree in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Huddersfield.
She was previously a Programme Manager and Drive-time Show host at Bradford Asian Radio where she received the award for Best News Caster and her work was appreciated by the director. She presented daily Drive-time Shows in English. Having a friendly and bubbly personality – her radio shows became very popular with the audience.
Asfa started her radio training with the largest Asian Radio Station in Yorkshire, Sunrise Radio. Here she presented Breakfast Shows, regular day-time shows and weekend shows. She also worked in the Newsroom office where she would update News Stories on the website, produce radio packages and news bulletins for the day.
Having attended Craven College for two years, she finished with a BTEC Diploma in Journalism and was awarded for her hard work and excellent efforts. It was here where she got the idea of wanting a career in the Broadcasting Industry.
With six years of experiences in multi-platform broadcasting, Asfa has really picked up on a wide range of skills.
As well as working with radio, she has also done TV work. At College Asfa produced a documentary called: Islam Up-Close, where she interviewed, filmed and explored the religion Islam. At University she has produced, filmed and edited many mini TV packages (including interviews) and reported News stories.
In her spare time she writes for her blog, loves photography and travelling. Her University tutor has expressed Asfa’s writing as “award-wining work”.