Chief Business Reporter, Manchester Evening News
Shelina Begum is a senior business journalist for Manchester Evening News and Greater Manchester Business Week.
Shelina has an extensive array of experience of working within Asian media.
She began her career at Asian News in 1999 at the age of 19 with no formal journalistic training. Within a short time she was promoted to senior reporter.
In 2007, Shelina was appointed editor of the Asian News website.
Shelina is also the first female member on the Executive Board of the Bangladeshi Association Community Project based in Rochdale.