Rizwana Hamid

Journalist & Film Maker. Director, Centre for Media Monitoring

United Kingdom

Rizwana (Rizu) Hamid is an award winning journalist & film maker with over 35 years experience working as a television producer/director for the BBC, Channel 4 and other international broadcasters in News, Current Affairs, Documentaries and Religious Programming. Her films have won awards, been presented as evidence in inquiries and led to changes in policy. She is currently the Director of the Muslim Council of Britain’s Centre for Media Monitoring (CfMM) which promotes fair, accurate and responsible reporting of Muslims & Islam in the media. Rizwana is the advocacy lead and engages with all stakeholders including the media, regulators and politicians. She also delivers training to media outlets on “Conscious Journalism” and Masterclasses to schools of journalism on “How to Report on Muslims & Islam”.