Tania Rashid Biography
Tania Rashid is an award-winning reporter and documentary filmmaker. She currently serves as a special correspondent for PBS Newshour. The target of her topic is human rights and women’s issues. Rashid also contributes to networks like Vice, CNN International, Channel 4, The National Geographic Channel, and Mic.
Tania Rashid Age
Rashid was born on August 5, 1976, in Saudi Arabia in the Middle East.
Tania Rashid Height
Rashid stands at the height of 5 feet and 6 inches tall.
Tania Rashid Education
Rashid joined California Los Angeles, graduating with a history and global studies degree. She then enrolled at Columbia University, obtaining her master’s in Broadcast Journalism and documentary.
Tania Rashid Nationality
Rashid holds American nationality.
Tania Rashid Parents
Rashid was born in Saudi Arabia to a Pathan Mother and a Bangladesh father who migrated to the USA when was young.
She recalls watching Christiane Amanpour on TV and being motivated to travel the world to narrate stories similarly. Journalism was not encouraged in her household, as her parents wanted her to be an engineer, physician, pharmacist, or advocate.
She gained more interest in covering women’s issues stories as she was born in Saudi Arabia in a very isolating part of the world, and experienced firsthand women’s oppression, including her mother. They lived in Bangladesh after moving to the USA. Here visited the largest brothel in Bangladesh, where I interviewed sex workers.
Tania Rashid Husband
Rashid is single. She is quite secretive regarding her marital Status and has no rumors regarding her previous partner. However, she once wrote a documentary about children’s marriage in Bangladesh and said she was lucky to escape Teen marriage.
Tania Rashid Kids
Rashid does not have children.
Tania Rashid PBS
Rashud is currently serving as a special correspondent for PBS Newshour. Her reports cover human rights and women’s issues globally. She has contributed to networks like Channel 4, The National Geographic Channel, Vice, Mic, and CNN International.
Her initial internship at Nightline ABC ignited her journalism and storytelling spark. She then went to Columbia University, where she received her master’s in Broadcast Journalism and documentary. Shortly after graduation, she moved to South Asia for four years.
Her breaking story was at Al Jazeera English, where she was the first female journalist on the ground at the collapse of “Rana plaza,” the largest industrial disaster in Bangladesh, which killed thousands of factory workers. She also followed the life of sex workers, toxic tanneries, and child marriage in the region. Her work has also taken her abroad to South Africa, India, and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Tania Rashid’s Networth
Her net worth is approximately USD 3.7 million.
Tania Rashid’s Social Media
Instagram: Rashid (@taniarashid)
Twitter: Rashid @TaniaRashid9
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