Ayshah Tull
Born
Alma materKing's College London
City, University of London
Years active2010–present
TitlePresenter, journalist

Ayshah Tull is a British presenter and journalist at Channel 4 News.[1] Formerly, she was at the BBC working mainly for the children's news programme, Newsround.[2] Tull has also presented for BBC Sport along with having her reports appear on BBC Breakfast, World TV, and the Victoria Derbyshire programme.

Career

In 2010, she got a place on the BBC production Production Trainee Scheme.[2] Out of 4,000 applicants, she was one of 12 selected for the scheme. She started her on-air career in 2013 after being talent scouted and had a screen-test. Before that, she worked as a producer on BBC Radio 5 Live (including BBC's coverage of the Olympics) and Sky News.

Background

Tull was born in London and attended the Ellen Wilkinson School for Girls in Acton. She has a degree in geography at King's College London London and a postgraduate certificate in broadcast journalism at City, University of London.[3]

Recognition

She received the George Viner Memorial Fund grant administered by the National Union of Journalists in 2009.[4] She has been shortlisted for a Diversity in Media Award in the journalist or Writer of the Year category in 2018.[5] In 2019, Tull was named an ambassador for the charity Mencap, which supports people with learning disabilities.[6]

References

  1. ^ "Team" Channel 4 News. Retrieved 2019-08-18.
  2. ^ a b Holliday, Grace (24 May 2017). "Ayshah Tull: Guardian visit made me realise I wanted to do journalism". The Guardian.
  3. ^ "Perivale reporter makes it to BBC Newsround" Get West London. Retrieved 2018-08-23.
  4. ^ "Ethnic minority journalism students receive grants"[permanent dead link] Society of Editors. Retrieved 2018-08-23.
  5. ^ "2018 Award Shortlist & Categories" Diversity In Media Awards. Retrieved 2018-08-23.
  6. ^ "Our Ambassadors" Mencap. Retrieved 2019-08-18.