Fauziah Ibrahim is a Singaporean Australian news presenter.

Fauziah Ibrahim
Fauziah Ibrahim speaking about journalism at the Australian Skeptics National Convention 2017
Fauziah Ibrahim

EmployerAustralian Broadcasting Corporation

Career edit

Fauziah started her career as a producer and presenter at 6AM RadioWest, then as a reporter for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation in Perth. She later worked as a producer and presenter for NewsRadio 93.8 in Singapore and as anchor, producer and reporter for Channel i News.

She also was a producer for BBC's Asia Business Report and anchor for CNBC Asia's World News.[1]

Fauziah was with Al Jazeera English from 2008 and was an anchor at the channel's main broadcast centre, in Doha in Qatar, where she was a presenter on the flagship programme Newshour. Previously, she was the host of the station's Asia-focused current affairs program 101 East, where she was nominated for an Asian Television Award for Best Current Affairs Presenter in 2011.[2][3]

In 2016, Fauziah joined Australia's ABC News network as a news presenter and in January 2020 was appointed co-host of Weekend Breakfast replacing Josh Szeps.[4]

Fauziah was criticised in April 2022 for compiling Twitter lists labelling Australian Labor Party supporters as “lobotomised shitheads”.[5] She subsequently took a temporary break from on-camera duties.[6]

Fauziah returned to normal duties mid 2022.

References edit

  1. ^ Fauziah Ibrahim to anchor 'World News' for CNBC Asia Pacific at The News Room of indiatelevision.com on 17 June 2004 (retrieved 29 March 2012)
  2. ^ "Nominees for the 16th Asian Television Awards 2011". YouSayToo. Retrieved 11 October 2013.
  3. ^ "Najwa Shihab Nominasi Asian Television Awards 2011" (in Indonesian). MetroTV. 2011-11-18. Archived from the original on 2012-03-19. Retrieved 2011-11-22.
  4. ^ Blackiston, Hannah (2020-01-27). "ABC News celebrates a decade on air with revamped lineup including election coverage and the return of Barrie Cassidy". Mumbrella. Retrieved 2020-02-02.
  5. ^ ""Labor trolls, 'thugs" and "lobotomised sh*theads" belie a bigger challenge for media elites". Michael West Media. 2022-04-17. Retrieved 2022-04-17.
  6. ^ Quinn, Karl (2022-04-25). "ABC presenter 'takes a break' after accusations of bias". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 2022-04-26.

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