Aishah Hasnie
Born (1984-10-04) October 4, 1984 (age 39)[1]
Lahore, Pakistan
OccupationTelevision reporter
Years active2006–present
EmployerFox News Media

Aishah Hasnie (born October 4, 1984)[2][3] is a Pakistani-American television journalist and congressional correspondent for The Fox News Channel based in Washington, D.C..


Hasnie was born in Lahore, Pakistan, on October 4, 1984.[1] Many of Hasnie's relatives in Pakistan are journalists, as her mother belongs to the Zuberi family.[clarification needed][4] Her uncle was a lieutenant commander in the U.S. Navy who sponsored her family to emigrate to the United States.[5] She was raised in Bedford, Indiana,[6] where she graduated in 2002 from Bedford North Lawrence High School.[7] Hasnie graduated with a B.A. in journalism from Indiana University, where she was a Dick Yoakam Broadcast Journalism Scholar.[6] 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.[6] 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.[6] In 2011, she accepted a position as investigative reporter at WXIN-TV (FOX59) in Indianapolis and served as anchor of First at Four.[6] In January 2019, she accepted a position at Fox News in New York City as an overnight anchor and news correspondent.[8] In August 2021, she was named congressional correspondent for Fox News.[9][10] Hasnie serves as a regular guest host of Fox News Live, America's Newsroom and America Reports.

Hasnie is a religious Muslim and prays five times a day.[11]

Hasnie has been recognized for her work by the Indiana Associated Press and the Society of Professional Journalists.[6] In 2020, Hasnie was named a New York Woman of Impact by Variety for her coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic.[12] In January 2022, Hasnie began her term as a board member of USA for UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency.[13]

See also


  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. ^ Hussain, Tania (2014-02-07). "IWMF: Interview With FOX59's Aishah Hasnie". westlifebunny. Retrieved 2023-05-30.
  3. ^ Hasnie, Aishah (October 5, 2022). "A new year. A new outlook: A'a i ka hula, waiho i ka maka'u i ka hale. Thank you for the birthday wishes. Had the most abundant day". Instagram. Retrieved 30 May 2023.
  4. ^ "Aishah Hasnie: Anchor and Reporter at Fox59-WXIN Indianapolis" (PDF). International Women's Media Foundation.
  5. ^ "Aishah Hasnie shares family story of coming to America". Fox News. July 7, 2021.
  6. ^ 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.
  7. ^ Shetler, Krystal (February 1, 2019). "BNL grad, news anchor heading to Fox News". The Hoosier Times.
  8. ^ Mack, Justin L. (January 29, 2019). "Aishah Hasnie leaving Fox59 to join Fox News Channel". Indianapolis Star.
  9. ^ "FOX News Channel Names Jacqui Heinrich White House Correspondent and Aishah Hasnie Congressional Correspondent". Businesswire. August 5, 2021.
  10. ^ Ahmed, Mariam (August 17, 2021). "Fox News taps Hasnie as congressional correspondent". Talking Biz News.
  11. ^ "For Fox News Congressional Correspondent Aishah Hasnie, Afghanistan Crisis Hits Close to Home". 27 August 2021.
  12. ^ Mazurek, Diane Garrett,Thomas K. Arnold,Randee Dawn,Anna Marie de la Fuente,LaTesha Harris,Paula Hendrickson,James Patrick Herman,Steven J. Horowitz,Addie Morfoot,Jazz Tangcay,Elizabeth Wagmeister,Brooke; Garrett, Diane; Arnold, Thomas K.; Dawn, Randee; Fuente, Anna Marie de la; Harris, LaTesha; Hendrickson, Paula; Herman, James Patrick; Horowitz, Steven J. (2020-06-09). "Variety's 2020 New York Women's Impact Report". Variety. Retrieved 2022-01-15.((cite web)): CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  13. ^ "USA for UNHCR Welcomes Five New Board Members". Retrieved 2022-01-15.