Aishah Hasnie
Born1984/1985 (age 36–37)[1]
OccupationTelevision reporter
Years active2006–present
EmployerFox Entertainment Group

Aishah Hasnie (born 1984/1985) is an American television journalist for Fox News who served as an overnight anchor and headline news reporter on Fox & Friends First and Fox & Friends, but now serves as a daytime news correspondent.

Biography

Hasnie was born in Lahore, Pakistan[1] but raised in Bedford, Indiana.[2] She is a 2002 graduate of Bedford North Lawrence High School.[3] Hasnie graduated with a B.A. in journalism from Indiana University where she was a Dick Yoakam Broadcast Journalism Scholar.[2] During school, she interned as an on-air reporter at WICS-TV in Springfield, Illinois (where her cousin, Maira Ansari, was a reporter), WTHR-TV in Indianapolis, and GEO-TV in Pakistan.[2] After school, she accepted a position as investigative reporter and fill-in anchor at WANE-TV in Fort Wayne, Indiana where she was nominated for an Emmy award for an investigative report on voyeurism.[2] In 2011, she accepted a position as investigative reporter at WXIN-TV (FOX59) in Indianapolis and also served as anchor of First at Four.[2] In January 2019, she accepted a position at Fox News in New York City[4] as overnight anchor and news correspondent[5] for Fox & Friends First and Fox & Friends.

Hasnie has been recognized for her work by the Indiana Associated Press and the Society of Professional Journalists.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b Hussain, Tania (February 7, 2014). "IWMF: Interview with Fox59's Aishah Hasnie". International Women's Media Foundation. The 29 year-old Bedford, Indiana habitant [sic]...
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Aishah Hasnie anchors FOX59′s First at Four and is a FOX59 Investigates reporter". FOX 59. Retrieved November 27, 2019.
  3. ^ Shetler, Krystal (February 1, 2019). "BNL grad, news anchor heading to Fox News". The Hoosier Times.
  4. ^ Mack, Justin L. (January 29, 2019). "Aishah Hasnie leaving Fox59 to join Fox News Channel". Indianapolis Star.
  5. ^ "Afternoon anchor Hasnie leaving Fox59 for national news gig". Indianapolis Business Journal. January 29, 2019.