Aasma Day

North of England correspondent HuffPost UK

Aasma Day is North of England Correspondent of HuffPost UK

A multi-award winning journalist, Aasma Day is based in Preston, Lancashire, working for HuffPost UK. She has more than 20 years of experience as a journalist. She joined HuffPost UK in September 2018 as North of England Correspondent. In her role, Aasma is responsible for news and investigative stories in the north of England, working alongside HuffPost's London-based newsroom. Her work brings in a different perspective and views from outside the London bubble to the national news agenda.

Aasma specialises in investigations and original stories with a human interest focus. She wants to ensure people from all ways of life have their voices heard and aims to highlight inequalities and injustices they may be facing. She has a particular interest in real life and health-related stories and in telling the tales of those battling poverty and trapped on the margins of society, as well as those with stories of inspiration and hope. Aasma also likes spending time on the frontline at organisations to portray the reality of important issues. She is fluent in Urdu and understands Punjabi and Hindi and is keen to hear from people from all communities, particularly those who feel they are not being heard.

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