Yalda Hakim Biography
Yalda Hakim an American, Australian broadcast journalist and presenter Working as a news presenter at BBC World News. She known for her reporting on documentaries in the TV Shows of BBC News Channel and BBC Two’s Newsnight. She as well interviewed the president of her country Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai in 2013.
Yalda Hakim Wiki
Name: Yalda Hakim
Birthday: 26 June 1983
Place of Birth: Kabul, Afghanistan
Height: Not Available
Weight: Not Available
Nationality: American, Australian
Married/Single: Not Available
Yalda Hakim Age
Yalda was born on 26 June 1983 in Kabul, Afghanistan. She celebrates her birthday on 26 June yearly.
Yalda Hakim SBS
Yalda started oof her career in March 2013 where she presented on a special three-part series of Our World entitled, Iraq: Before her career with BBC World News she worked as a presenter at SBS Dateline in Australia. She covered investigation in Afghanistan’s Kandahar province and reporting from Libya during the Arab Spring.
Working at SBS’s Dateline show, she shared stories from the Middle East, the United States, Africa and Europe. She got to be the first western journalist to visit one of the villages in Afghanistan’s Kandahar province back in March 2012, that saw US soldier Staff Sgt Robert Bales was alleged to have shot and killed Afghan civilians.
She as well reported on “Anatomy of a Massacre” traced the moves of the rogue soldier to help on the events of that night. The report made headlines over the world with well coverage across the major news networks.
She has also interviwed President of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, and as well traveling with him to Pakistan for talks with President Asif Ali Zardari and Iran’s leader Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on peace in the region. Sheas well covered on Libya as they fought for freedom from Gaddafi’s rule, and as well reported on the resulting refugee crisis in Tunisia as thousands fled the conflict.
She has also presented Dateline from a range of locations such as from Ground Zero in New York being the world marked ten years since the 9/11 terror attacks; from the streets of Juba, South Sudan, as thousands celebrated the new country’s independence, and as well from Afghanistan ten years into the US-led invasion, where she interviewed a failed suicide bomber in one of the country’s most notorious prisons.
Yalda Hakim Salary
Yalda earns an estimated salary ranging from $53,420 to $112,985 yearly.
Yalda Hakim Net Worth
Yalda has an estimated net worth range of between $500,000-$1 million. Journalism as her career is her main source of wealth and income.
Yalda Hakim Family
Hakim moved to Australia while she was three-year-old as a migrant. While she was six months old, her family seek refuge in Afghanistan during the Soviet-Afghan War. Her family moved on horseback overland in need of help of people smugglers. Having spent two years in Pakistan, her family settled in Australia in 1986.
Yalda Hakim Husband
Yalda is married to Abed Rashid. Her husband worked with the Royal Australian Air Force for eight long years, and he is as well an avionics engineer. The duo experinced a long-distance relationship as they both lived in different countries because of nature of their work.
Yalda Hakim Education
She enrolled and later graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree from Macquarie University in Media. She also earned a degree in journalism from Monash University in 2007. She speaks six languages including English, Pashto, Urdu, Hindi, Dari, and Persian.
Yalda Hakim Height and Weight
Yalda stands tall at an average height, she also has an average body weight.