Broadcaster and journalist Nina Hossain is to host the 2016 Asian Media Awards ceremony.
Nina is currently the main presenter on London Tonight. In addition, Nina also presents ITV Lunchtime News and regularly presents ITV News at Ten.
Nina said, “I am delighted to be hosting the 2016 AMA ceremony in the wonderful city of Manchester.
“It will be a real pleasure to be amongst some of my peers and honour the important work of media professionals from across the UK.”
Born in 1973 in Huddersfield Nina studied English Language and Linguistics at Durham University, before gaining a postgraduate Diploma in Broadcast Journalism at the University of Central Lancashire, Preston.
In 2001 she took on a post at BBC London News and went on to present BBC London’s flagship evening news programme.
Nina moved to ITN in November 2004 to present on ITV London, ITV News and the ITV News Channel.
She temporarily took over as main presenter of London Tonight in July 2010, a role which was later made permanent.
Winners and recipients of AMA special awards will be announced at the Hilton Manchester Deansgate on Thursday 27 October.
Click here to view the full 2016 shortlist.
Previous AMA recipients have included, amongst others, Ranvir Singh, Krishnan Guru-Murthy, Mehdi Hasan, Waris Hussein and Nina Wadia.
The University of Salford are premier sponsors to the 2016 events and partners include ITV, MediaCom, Press Association Training and the Manchester Evening News.
The official charity partners for 2016 are The Asian Circle and Oxfam.
The Asian Media Awards 2016 are supported by Hilton Manchester Deansgate, Manchester Metropolitan University, Routes into Languages, AMT Lawyers, Espoke Living, Cleartwo & Payal.
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