Tazeen Ahmad Biography
Tazeen Ahmad is a reporter for both American television news and British TV. She is a foreign correspondent for NBC News and an investigative reporter for Channel 4’s current affairs show Dispatches. She also writes for newspapers and has written a book.
Beautiful friend, mentor, courages, talented and kind @Tazeenahmad, I’m so heart broken tonight, many of us will feel a great loss because you are no longer here with us but you will forever live in our hearts, . I love you and please rest up 💕 pic.twitter.com/H6m1G2OZW0
— Dr Leyla Hussein FRSA OBE (@LeylaHussein) November 7, 2019
A BAFTA-nominated television reporter, winner of the Royal Television Society 2014, winner of the 2014 International Broadcasting Association, presenter and writer, worked on all major broadcasters for more than 20 years, including ITN, NBC, BBC and Channel 4 .
She was a great supporter of support for charitable causes and, in particular, women’s rights, domestic abuse and highlighted the problems related to child abuse.
She won the first Asian Media Awards Best Research Award in 2013 for her piece, ‘The Hunt for Britanin’s Sex Gangs’.
In recent years, it was seen in the Channel 4 Dispatches program that leads innovative research.
Tazeen Ahmad Quick Bio
Tazeen Ahmad Children
Tazeen Ahmad Broadcasting career
Ahmad is an experienced broadcaster, journalist and writer who has presented and reported for programs right across radio and television. She has been a reporter in news and current affairs in television and radio for over 17 years which includes working for NBC, Channel 4 and the BBC 5 Live and on Radio 4 as well as the World Service.
Tazeen Ahmad BBC
She has also reported for BBC on BBC One’s Election night and on other radio and TV documentaries. Most recently she has been working for C4’s Dispatches and NBC News. She was also a presenter of 60 Seconds and The 7 O’Clock News on BBC Three.
Tazeen Ahmad Documentaries
Ahmad has also made a number of documentaries for Channel 4’s Dispatches program which include investigations into sex gangs in the UK, exposes on the world of fashion, credit cards and the cosmetics industry as well as British schools, among others. She has also reported for the BBC’s Inside Out.
Tazeen Ahmad Writing
Ahmad released her first book in August 2009 The Checkout Girl (published by The Friday Project/Harper Collins). Ahmad’s account is of six months she spent working ‘undercover’ as a real checkout assistant in English supermarkets.
Tazeen Ahmad Death, Tazeen Ahmad Cause of Death
She Dies at the age of 48. Ahmad’s death was confirmed in a heartbreaking Facebook post of his niece that was published on November 7. Nida Hassan wrote in her post that, in addition to all of her aunt’s professional achievements, Ahmad was “a caring mother for two of the most intelligent and kind, boys I know and a couple of cats.”
The cause of death hasn’t been made public.
Tazeen Ahmad Tributes
I’m deeply saddened by passing of Tazeen Ahmed
She bravely investigated challenging issues in award winning programmes including one I did with her “Hunt for Britain’s Sex Gangs” about grooming
48 is no age to go
My thoughts with her family & friendshttps://t.co/xHPBGv77NE
— nazir afzal (@nazirafzal) November 7, 2019
Tazeen Ahmad will be terribly missed. She was an excellent journalist for @C4Dispatches @NBCNews @BBC who searched out truths in some very dark places, winning praise and prizes. A wonderful warm person with a wicked sense of humour that I, for one, will never forget. pic.twitter.com/4qQ0CGWitK
— Helen Purvis (@helen_purvis) November 7, 2019
We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Tazeen Ahmad. Tazeen was one of the most gifted journalists of her generation and during her life made an incredible impression on all those who met her. Our sincere condolences to her family, friends and colleagues. pic.twitter.com/EwZjE7e8eR
— Asian Media Awards (@asianmediaaward) November 7, 2019