Habiba Nosheen


Habiba Nosheen is a Peabody Award-winning Pakistani journalist and a filmmaker based in New York. She is an adjunct professor at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism, where she teaches radio and video reporting.
Her stories have been published by The New York Times, TIME, Glamour, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, ProPublica, CBC, NPR and PBS among other outlets. She was also previously a NPR Kroc Fellow.
Habiba's 2012 radio documentary, What Happened at Dos Erres? aired on This American Life and was called "a masterpiece of storytelling" by The New Yorker.
She has also shot and produced investigations for PBS. She is also the Director of Outlawed in Pakistan, which premiered at Sundance Film Festival and was called "among the standouts" of Sundance by The Los Angeles Times. A longer version of the film aired on PBS FRONTLINE.
Habiba has received numerous awards for her reporting including the Peabody, Gracie award for Outstanding Reporter/Correspondent, two Overseas Press Club Awards, The Dart Award for Excellence in Coverage of Trauma, Third Coast Radio Award, two South Asian Journalist Association Awards in additional to being a finalist for The Livingston Award for Young Journalists and nominated for an Emmy.
Her films have been supported by The Fund for Investigative Journalism, The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, The Nation Institute's Investigative Fund and Ford Foundation's JUSTFILMS, ITVS and The Center for Asian American Media.
Habiba holds a masters degree from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism and a masters degree from York University in Women's Studies. She received her bachelors degree from University of Toronto.
Habiba frequently delivers public lectures on journalism drawing on her experiences of reporting on social justice issues from Pakistan and South Asia.
You can reach her at: Habiba [dot] Nosheen [at] gmail.com or follow her on twitter: @habibanosheen.

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