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Saturday, December 07, 2019

A Pakistani-American, Amna Nawaz, has created history by becoming the first South Asian American journalist selected to moderate a US presidential debate. Amna Nawaz of PBS News Hour will co-moderate the sixth Democratic primary debate on Dec 19 at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California.



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At NewsHour, Nawaz has reported politics, foreign affairs, education, climate change, culture and sports. She's investigated the impact of the Trump Administration's immigration policies, focusing on detention, refugees and asylum, and migrant children in the US government custody.

Amna Nawaz has interviewed international newsmakers " including Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, and Brazilian leader Eduardo Bolsonaro; lawmakers and Trump Administration's officials. She has visited Brazil to report on climate change from within the Amazon, and the Venezuelan refugee crisis.

In 2019, her reporting as part of a NewsHour series on the global plastic problem received a Peabody Award.

Try grabbing her by the %^*^*, DOTARD ... see what happens.

#1 | Posted by J_Tremain at 2019-12-07 01:20 AM | Reply

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